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Matthew 7:2

    Matthew 7:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For with what judgment you judge, you shall be judged: and with what measure you mete, it shall be measured to you again.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For as you have been judging, so you will be judged, and with your measure will it be measured to you.

    Webster's Revision

    For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you.

    World English Bible

    For with whatever judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with whatever measure you measure, it will be measured to you.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured unto you.

    Definitions for Matthew 7:2

    Mete - To measure; to deal out.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 7:2

    For with what judgment - He who is severe on others will naturally excite their severity against himself. The censures and calumnies which we have suffered are probably the just reward of those which we have dealt out to others.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 7:2

    With what judgment ... - This was a proverb among the Jews. It expressed a truth; and Christ did not hesitate to adopt it as conveying his own sentiments. It refers no less to the way in which people will judge of us, than to the rule by which God will judge us. See 2 Samuel 22:27; Mark 4:24; James 2:13.

    Mete - Measure. You shall be judged by the same rule which you apply to others.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 7:2

    7:2 With what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you - Awful words! So we may, as it were, choose for ourselves, whether God shall be severe or merciful to us. God and man will favour the candid and benevolent: but they must expect judgment without mercy, who have showed no mercy.