Matthew 11:12
Modern Translations
New International Version
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been subjected to violence, and violent people have been raiding it.

New Living Translation
And from the time John the Baptist began preaching until now, the Kingdom of Heaven has been forcefully advancing, and violent people are attacking it.

English Standard Version
From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and the violent take it by force.

Berean Study Bible
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been subject to violence, and the violent lay claim to it.

New American Standard Bible
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has been treated violently, and violent men take it by force.

NASB 1995
"From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.

NASB 1977
“And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and violent men take it by force.

Amplified Bible
From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violent assault, and violent men seize it by force [as a precious prize].

Christian Standard Bible
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been suffering violence, and the violent have been seizing it by force.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been suffering violence, and the violent have been seizing it by force.

Contemporary English Version
From the time of John the Baptist until now, violent people have been trying to take over the kingdom of heaven by force.

Good News Translation
From the time John preached his message until this very day the Kingdom of heaven has suffered violent attacks, and violent men try to seize it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
From the time of John the Baptizer until now, the kingdom of heaven has been forcefully advancing, and forceful people have been seizing it.

International Standard Version
"From the days of John the Baptist until the present, the kingdom from heaven has been forcefully advancing, and violent people have been attacking it,

NET Bible
From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven has suffered violence, and forceful people lay hold of it.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

New King James Version
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

King James 2000 Bible
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

New Heart English Bible
And from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

World English Bible
From the days of John the Baptizer until now, the Kingdom of Heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

American King James Version
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

American Standard Version
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and men of violence take it by force.

A Faithful Version
For from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven is taken with a great struggle, and the zealous ones lay hold on it.

Darby Bible Translation
But from the days of John the baptist until now, the kingdom of the heavens is taken by violence, and [the] violent seize on it.

English Revised Version
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and men of violence take it by force.

Webster's Bible Translation
And from the days of John the Baptist, until now, the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And from the time of Iohn Baptist hitherto, the kingdome of heauen suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
From the dayes of Iohn the Baptist vntyll nowe, the kingdome of heauen suffereth violence, & the violent plucke it vnto them.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
From the tyme of Ihon baptist hither to, ye kyngdome of heauen suffreth violence, and the violent plucke it vnto them.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
From the tyme of Ihon Baptist hytherto ye kyngdome of heve suffreth violence and they that go to it with violence pluck it vnto them.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And from the days of John the Immerser until now, the kingdom of the heavens suffers violence, and violent men seize it by force,

Berean Literal Bible
And from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of the heavens is taken by violence and the violent seize it.

Young's Literal Translation
'And, from the days of John the Baptist till now, the reign of the heavens doth suffer violence, and violent men do take it by force,

Smith's Literal Translation
From the days of John the Immerser till now the kingdom of the heavens is achieved by force, and they committing violence seize it eagerly.

Literal Emphasis Translation
For all the prophets and the law until John prophesied.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent bear it away.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But from the days of John the Baptist, even until now, the kingdom of heaven has endured violence, and the violent carry it away.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“From the days of Yohannan The Baptizer until this hour the Kingdom of Heaven is led by force and the violent are seizing it.”

Lamsa Bible
From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been administered by force, and only those in power control it.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
From the days of John the Immerser till now, the kingdom of heaven is taken by violence, and men of violence seize upon it eagerly.

Godbey New Testament
From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of the heavens suffers violence, and the violent are taking it by force.

Haweis New Testament
But from the days of John the Baptist unto the present, the kingdom of heaven is assaulted by violence, and the invaders forcibly seize upon it.

Mace New Testament
Messiah is greater than he.) for ever since the appearance of John the Baptist the gospel kingdom is as it were invaded, and people of the most violent passions enter into it with zeal.

Weymouth New Testament
But from the time of John the Baptist till now, the Kingdom of the Heavens has been suffering violent assault, and the violent have been seizing it by force.

Worrell New Testament
And from the time of John the Immerser until now, the Kingdom of Heaven is taken by storm, and violent men seize upon it;

Worsley New Testament
and from the days of John the baptist to this time, the kingdom of heaven is as it were forced into, and the most pressing seize upon it with eagerness.








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