Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done




In this verse from the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus teaches his followers how to say the Lord's Prayer.

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Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

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Matthew 6:10 Translation & Meaning

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KJV Verse Original Greek Meaning/ Definition
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Thy σου· Of thee, thy Thy
kingdom βασιλεία Properly, royalty, i.e., (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively) kingdom
come. ἐλθέτω To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) come
Thy σου Of thee, thy Thy
will θέλημά A determination (properly, the thing), i.e., (actively) choice (specially, purpose, decree; abstractly, volition) or (passively) inclination will
be done γενηθήτω To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) done
in 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 in
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 ὡς Which how, i.e., in that manner (very variously used, as follows) as
it is (No Greek definition. English implied.)
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
heaven. οὐρανῷ The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven

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  • 8  Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.

  • 9  After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

  • 10  Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

  • 11  Give us this day our daily bread.

  • 12  And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.


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