MATTHEW 10:29

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.

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Matthew 10:29 Translation & Meaning

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Are πωλεῖται To barter (as a pedlar), i.e., to sell Are
not οὐχὶ Not indeed not
two δύο "two" two
sparrows στρουθία A little sparrow sparrows
sold πωλεῖται To barter (as a pedlar), i.e., to sell sold
for a farthing? ἀσσαρίου An assarius or as, a Roman coin farthing
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
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
shall πεσεῖται To fall (literally or figuratively) shall
not οὐ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
fall πεσεῖται To fall (literally or figuratively) fall
on ἐπὶ Properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e., over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc on
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
ground γῆν Soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) ground
without ἄνευ Without without
your ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you your
Father. πατρὸς A "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote) Father

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  • 27  What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.

  • 28  And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

  • 29  Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.

  • 30  But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.

  • 31  Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.




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