LUKE 12:6

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?

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Luke 12:6 Translation & Meaning

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Are πωλεῖται To barter (as a pedlar), i.e., to sell Are
not οὐχὶ Not indeed not
five πέντε "five" five
sparrows στρουθία A little sparrow sparrows
sold πωλεῖται To barter (as a pedlar), i.e., to sell sold
for ἀσσαρίων An assarius or as, a Roman coin for
two δύο "two" two
farthings, ἀσσαρίων An assarius or as, a Roman coin farthings
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
not οὐκ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
one ἓν One one
of ἐξ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) of
them αὐτῶν The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons them
is ἔστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
forgotten ἐπιλελησμένον To lose out of mind; by implication, to neglect forgotten
before ἐνώπιον In the face of (literally or figuratively) before
God? θεοῦ A deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; exceedingly (by Hebraism) God

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  • 4  And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.

  • 5  But I will forewarn you whom ye shall fear: Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him.

  • 6  Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?

  • 7  But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

  • 8  Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:




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