MATTHEW 18:19

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Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.

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Matthew 18:19 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
I say λέγω Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean say
unto you, ὑμῖν To (with or by) you unto you
That ὅτι Demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because That
if ἐὰν A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty if
two δύο "two" two
of you ὑμῶν Of (from or concerning) you of you
shall agree συμφωνήσωσιν To be harmonious, i.e., (figuratively) to accord (be suitable, concur) or stipulate (by compact) agree
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
earth γῆς Soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application) earth
as touching περὶ Properly, through (all over), i.e., around; figuratively with respect to; used in various applications, of place, cause or time (with the genitive case denoting the subject or occasion or superlative point; with the accusative case the locality, circuit, matter, circumstance or general period) touching
any παντὸς All, any, every, the whole any
thing πράγματος A deed; by implication, an affair; by extension, an object (material) thing
that οὗ The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that that
they shall ask, αἰτήσωνται To ask (in genitive case) ask
it shall be done γενήσεται To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) done
for 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 for them
of παρὰ Properly, near; i.e., (with genitive case) from beside (literally or figuratively), (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with (local (especially beyond or opposed to) or causal (on account of) of
my μου Of me my
Father πατρός A "father" (literally or figuratively, near or more remote) Father
which is in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc which is in
heaven. οὐρανοῖς The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven

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  • 17  And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

  • 18  Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

  • 19  Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.

  • 20  For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

  • 21  Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?




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