MATTHEW 13:52

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old.

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Matthew 13:52 Translation & Meaning

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Then δὲ But, and, etc Then
said εἶπεν To speak or say (by word or writing) said
he The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) he
unto them, αὐτοῖς 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 unto them
Therefore Διὰ Through (in very wide applications, local, causal, or occasional) Therefore
every πᾶς All, any, every, the whole every
scribe γραμματεὺς A professional writer scribe
which is (No Greek definition. English implied.)
instructed μαθητευθεὶς Intransitively, to become a pupil; transitively, to disciple, i.e., enrol as scholar instructed
unto εἰς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases unto
the τὴν The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
kingdom βασιλείαν 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 ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are is
like unto ὅμοιός Similar (in appearance or character) like
a man ἀνθρώπῳ Man-faced, i.e., a human being man
that is (No Greek definition. English implied.)
an householder, οἰκοδεσπότῃ The head of a family householder
which ὅστις Which some, i.e., any that; also (definite) which same which
bringeth forth ἐκβάλλει To eject (literally or figuratively) bringeth forth
out 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) out
his αὐτοῦ 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 his
treasure θησαυροῦ A deposit, i.e., wealth (literally or figuratively) treasure
things (No Greek definition. English implied.)
new καινὰ New (especially in freshness; while G3501 is properly so with respect to age new
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
old. παλαιά Antique, i.e., not recent, worn out old

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  • 50  And shall cast them into the furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.

  • 51  Jesus saith unto them, Have ye understood all these things? They say unto him, Yea, Lord.

  • 52  Then said he unto them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed unto the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which bringeth forth out of his treasure things new and old.

  • 53  And it came to pass, that when Jesus had finished these parables, he departed thence.

  • 54  And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?




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