MATTHEW 22:35

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,”

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Matthew 22:35 Translation & Meaning

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Then καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words Then
one εἷς One one
of ἐξ 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) of
them, αὐτῶν 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
which was (No Greek definition. English implied.)
a lawyer, νομικὸς According (or pertaining) to law, i.e., legal (ceremonially); as noun, an expert in the (Mosaic) law lawyer
asked ἐπηρώτησεν To ask for, i.e., inquire, seek asked
him a question, (No Greek definition. English implied.)
tempting πειράζων To test (objectively), i.e., endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline tempting
him, αὐτόν, 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
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
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

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  • 33  And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

  • 34  But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together.

  • 35  Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,

  • 36  Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

  • 37  Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.




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