Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done




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In this verse from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus teaches his followers how to say the Lord's Prayer.

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Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

— Matthew 6:10

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Thy σου· Of thee, thy G4675
kingdom βασιλεία Properly, royalty, i.e., (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively) G932
come. ἐλθέτω To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) G2064
Thy σου Of thee, thy G4675
will θέλημά A determination (properly, the thing), i.e., (actively) choice (specially, purpose, decree; abstractly, volition) or (passively) inclination G2307
be done γενηθήτω To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) G1096

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