Matthew 12:36-37New International Version (NIV)
36 But I tell you that everyone will have to give account on the day of judgment for every empty word they have spoken. 37 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned.”
Matthew 12:36-37New American Standard Bible (NASB)
36 But I tell you that every [a]careless word that people [b]speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment. 37 For [c]by your words you will be justified, and [d]by your words you will be condemned.”
Matthew 12:36-37Amplified Bible (AMP)
36 But I tell you, on the day of judgment people will have to give an accounting for every careless or useless word they speak. 37 For by your words [reflecting your spiritual condition] you will be justified and acquitted of the guilt of sin; and by your words [rejecting Me] you will be condemned and sentenced.”
Matthew 12:36-37King James Version (KJV)
36 But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
37 For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.
Matthew 12:36-37Contemporary English Version (CEV)
36 I promise you that on the day of judgment, everyone will have to account for every careless word they have spoken. 37 On that day they will be told that they are either innocent or guilty because of the things they have said.
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