LUKE 6:33

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And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.

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Luke 6:33 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
if ἐὰν A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty if
ye do good ἀγαθοποιῆτε To be a well-doer (as a favor or a duty) do good
to them which do good ἀγαθοποιοῦντας To be a well-doer (as a favor or a duty) do good
to you, ὑμᾶς You (as the objective of a verb or preposition) to you
what ποία Individualizing interrogative (of character) what sort of, or (of number) which one what
thank χάρις Graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude) thank
have ἐστίν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are have
ye? ὑμῖν To (with or by) you ye
for γὰρ Properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles) for
sinners ἁμαρτωλοὶ Sinful, i.e., a sinner sinners
also καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words also
do ποιοῦσιν To make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct) do
even καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words even
the τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
same. αὐτὸ 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 same

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  • 31  And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.

  • 32  For if ye love them which love you, what thank have ye? for sinners also love those that love them.

  • 33  And if ye do good to them which do good to you, what thank have ye? for sinners also do even the same.

  • 34  And if ye lend to them of whom ye hope to receive, what thank have ye? for sinners also lend to sinners, to receive as much again.

  • 35  But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.




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