MATTHEW 4:9

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.”

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Matthew 4:9 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
saith λέγει 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 saith
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
All πάντα All, any, every, the whole All
these things Ταῦτα These things these things
will I give δώσω To give (used in a very wide application, properly, or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection) give
thee, σοι To thee thee
if ἐὰν A conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty if
thou wilt fall down πεσὼν To fall (literally or figuratively) wilt fall down
and worship προσκυνήσῃς To fawn or crouch to, i.e., (literally or figuratively) prostrate oneself in homage (do reverence to, adore) worship
me. μοι To me me

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  • 7  Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

  • 8  Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;

  • 9  And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.

  • 10  Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

  • 11  Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.




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