MATTHEW 18:29

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And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.

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Matthew 18:29 Translation & Meaning

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And οὖν (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly And
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
fellowservant σύνδουλος A co-slave, i.e., servitor or ministrant of the same master (human or divine) fellowservant
fell πεσὼν To fall (literally or figuratively) fell
down πεσὼν To fall (literally or figuratively) down
at εὶς To or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases at
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
feet, πόδας A "foot" (figuratively or literally) feet
and besought παρεκάλει To call near, i.e., invite, invoke (by imploration, hortation or consolation) besought
him, αὐτὸν 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 him
saying, λέγων, 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 saying
Have patience Μακροθύμησον To be long-spirited, i.e., (objectively) forbearing or (subjectively) patient patience
with ἐπ' 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 with
me, ἐμοί To me me
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
I will pay ἀποδώσω To give away, i.e., up, over, back, etc. (in various applications) pay
thee σοι To thee thee
all. πάντα All, any, every, the whole all

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  • 27  Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.

  • 28  But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest.

  • 29  And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.

  • 30  And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.

  • 31  So when his fellowservants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done.




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