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Matthew 21:30

    Matthew 21:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go , sir: and went not.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he came to the second and said the same. And he made answer and said, I go, sir: and went not.

    Webster's Revision

    And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go , sir: and went not.

    World English Bible

    He came to the second, and said the same thing. He answered, 'I go, sir,' but he didn't go.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 21:30

    I go, sir - This is all respect, complaisance, and professed, obedience; but he went not: he promised well, but did not perform. What a multitude of such are in the world, professing to know God, but denying him in their works! Alas! what will such professions avail, when God comes to take away the soul?

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 21:30

    21:30 He answered, I go, sir: but went not - Just so did the scribes and Pharisees: they professed the greatest readiness and zeal in the service of God: but it was bare profession, contradicted by all their actions.