MATTHEW 13:7

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And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:

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Matthew 13:7 Translation & Meaning

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And δὲ But, and, etc And
some ἄλλα "else," i.e., different (in many applications) some
fell ἔπεσεν To fall (literally or figuratively) fell
among 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 among
thorns; ἀκάνθας A thorn thorns
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
the αἱ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
thorns ἄκανθαι A thorn thorns
sprung up, ἀνέβησαν To go up (literally or figuratively) sprung up
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
choked ἀπέπνιξαν To stifle (by drowning or overgrowth) choked
them: αὐτά 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

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  • 5  Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:

  • 6  And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because they had no root, they withered away.

  • 7  And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up, and choked them:

  • 8  But other fell into good ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.

  • 9  Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.




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