All power is given unto me

MATTHEW 28:18

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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After Jesus is resurrected from the dead, he tells his disciples to spread the Gospel to all the nations of the world (Matthew 28:18-20). This has come to be known as the Great Commission.

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And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

— Matthew 28:18

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All πᾶσα All, any, every, the whole G3956
power ἐξουσία Privilege, i.e., (subjectively) force, capacity, competency, freedom, or (objectively) mastery (concretely, magistrate, superhuman, potentate, token of control), delegated influence G1849
is given Ἐδόθη To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) G1325
unto me μοι To me G3427

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