MATTHEW 18:34

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.

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Matthew 18:34 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words 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
lord κύριος Supreme in authority, i.e., (as noun) controller; by implication, Master (as a respectful title) lord
was wroth, ὀργισθεὶς To provoke or enrage, i.e., (passively) become exasperated wroth
and delivered παρέδωκεν To surrender, i.e yield up, entrust, transmit delivered
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
to the τοῖς The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) to the
tormentors, βασανισταῖς A torturer tormentors
till ἕως A conjunction, preposition and adverb of continuance, until (of time and place) till
he οὗ The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that he
should pay ἀποδῷ To give away, i.e., up, over, back, etc. (in various applications) should pay
all πᾶν All, any, every, the whole all
that τὸ The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) that
was due ὀφειλόμενον To owe (pecuniarily); figuratively, to be under obligation (ought, must, should); morally, to fail in duty due
unto him. αὐτῷ 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 him

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  • 32  Then his lord, after that he had called him, said unto him, O thou wicked servant, I forgave thee all that debt, because thou desiredst me:

  • 33  Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee?

  • 34  And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.

  • 35  So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses.




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