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Luke 16:17

    Luke 16:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one pronunciation mark of the law to fail.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But heaven and earth will come to an end before the smallest letter of the law may be dropped out.

    Webster's Revision

    But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

    World English Bible

    But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tiny stroke of a pen in the law to fall.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But it is easier for heaven and earth to pass away, than for one tittle of the law to fall.

    Definitions for Luke 16:17

    Tittle - A point of a letter of the alphabet.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 16:17

    For heaven and earth to pass - See on Matthew 5:17, Matthew 5:18 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 16:17

    See the notes at Matthew 5:18.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 16:17

    16:17 Not that the Gospel at all destroys the law. Mt 5:18.