The apostle Matthew writing (God speaking via scripture...The
Word), being a direct quote of Jesus during a discourse to John the Baptist, the disciples,
and the people gathered...about Jesus being the source of rest for the
Wycliffe Bible of
King James Bible
of 1611: 28 Come unto me, all ye
that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
29 Take my yoke upon
you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your
30 For my yoke is
easy, and my burden is light.
NAS Bible of
1960: 28 "Come to Me, all who are weary and
heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.
29 "Take My yoke upon
you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR
30 "For My yoke is
easy and My burden is light."
NIV Bible 1973-78: 28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give
you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for
I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
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(posted 16 November 2004)