MATTHEW 13:47

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Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind:

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Matthew 13:47 Translation & Meaning

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Again, Πάλιν (adverbially) anew, i.e., (of place) back, (of time) once more, or (conjunctionally) furthermore or on the other hand Again
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
kingdom βασιλεία Properly, royalty, i.e., (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively) kingdom
of heaven οὐρανῶν The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven
is ἐστὶν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
like unto ὁμοία Similar (in appearance or character) like
a net, σαγήνῃ A "seine" for fishing net
that was cast βληθείσῃ To throw (in various applications, more or less violent or intense) cast
into εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases into
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
sea, θάλασσαν The sea (genitive case or specially) sea
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
gathered συναγαγούσῃ· To lead together, i.e., collect or convene; specially, to entertain (hospitably) gathered
of ἐκ 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
every παντὸς All, any, every, the whole every
kind: γένους "kin" (abstract or concrete, literal or figurative, individual or collective) kind

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  • 45  Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:

  • 46  Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.

  • 47  Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea, and gathered of every kind:

  • 48  Which, when it was full, they drew to shore, and sat down, and gathered the good into vessels, but cast the bad away.

  • 49  So shall it be at the end of the world: the angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just,




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