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Matthew

11:1 After Jesus had finished giving the assignment to his Twelve disciples, he went from there to teach and proclaim in all those cities.

και
G2532
and
εγενετο
G1096
came-to-be
ὁτε
G3753
when
ετελεσεν
G5055
fully-paid

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
διατασσων
G1299
setting-in-order
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
δωδεκα
G1427
twelve
μαθηταις
G3101
[to]-pupils
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
μετεβη
G3327
walked-with
εκειθεν
G1564
from-there
του
G3588
[of]-the
διδασκειν
G1321
to-teach
και
G2532
and
κηρυσσειν
G2784
to-announce
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
πολεσιν
G4172
[to]-cities
αυτων
G846
[of]-them

11:2 Now John was in prison, and when he heard about all the things the Anointed was doing, he sent his disciples


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ιωαννης
G2491
John
ακουσας
G191
hearing
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
δεσμωτηριω
G1201
[to]-prison
τα
G3588
the
εργα
G2041
actions
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
πεμψας
G3992
sending
δια
G1223
through
των
G3588
[of]-the
μαθητων
G3101
[of]-pupils
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

11:3 to ask him, “Are you the Coming One, or should we look for someone else?”

ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
συ
G4771
you
ει.
G1487
if

G3588
the
ερχομενος
G2064
coming
η
G2228
or-else
ἑτερον
G2087
different
προσδοκωμεν
G4328
we-are-anticipating

11:4 And Jesus’ response was, “Go and tell John what you’re seeing and hearing:

και
G2532
and
αποκριθεις
G611
responding

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
πορευθεντες
G4198
being-gone
απαγγειλατε
G518
yous-announce!
ιωαννη
G2491
[to]-John

G3739
which
ακουετε
G191
yous-are-hearing
και
G2532
and
βλεπετε
G991
yous-observe!

11:5 the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the destitute are being given good news.

τυφλοι
G5185
opaque
αναβλεπουσιν
G308
they-are-looking-up
και
G2532
and
χωλοι
G5560
lame
περιπατουσιν
G4043
they-walk-around
λεπροι
G3015
lepers
καθαριζονται
G2511
they-are-cleaned
και
G2532
and
κωφοι
G2974
mutes
ακουουσιν
G191
they-are-hearing
και
G2532
and
νεκροι
G3498
dead
εγειρονται
G1453
they-are-awakened
και
G2532
and
πτωχοι
G4434
destitute
ευαγγελιζονται
G2097
they-are-being-told-good-news

11:6 Happy are those who aren’t tripped up because of me.”

και
G2532
and
μακαριος
G3107
blessed
εστιν
G2076
is
ὁς
G3739
who
εαν
G1437
if-ever
μη
G3361
not
σκανδαλισθη
G4624
may-be-trapped
εν
G1722
in
εμοι
G1698
[to]-me

11:7 When John’s disciples had gone, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about him: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed being bent by the wind?

τουτων
G5130
[of]-these
δε
G1161
yet
πορευομενων
G4198
[of]-going
ηρξατο
G756
began

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
λεγειν
G3004
to-say
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
οχλοις
G3793
[to]-crowds
περι
G4012
about
ιωαννου
G2491
[of]-John
τι
G5101
what
εξηλθατε
G1831
yous-went-out
εις
G1519
into
την
G3588
the
ερημον
G2048
deserted
θεασασθαι
G2300
to-examine
καλαμον
G2563
reed
ὑπο
G5259
under
ανεμου
G417
[of]-wind
σαλευομενον
G4531
being-shaken

11:8 No? Maybe you went out to see someone dressed in fancy clothes; but no, such people are found in the palaces of kings.

αλλα
G235
but
τι
G5101
what
εξηλθατε
G1831
yous-went-out
ιδειν
G1492
to-see
ανθρωπον
G444
person
εν
G1722
in
μαλακοις
G3120
[to]-soft
ημφιεσμενον
G294
having-been-enveloped-in
ιδου
G2400
look!
οἱ
G3588
the
τα
G3588
the
μαλακα
G3120
soft
φορουντες
G5409
bearing
εν
G1722
in
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
οικοις
G3624
[to]-houses
των
G3588
[of]-the
βασιλεων
G935
[of]-kings
εισιν
G1526
they-are

11:9 So what is it you went out to see? A prophet? Yes; but I assure you, much more than a prophet!

αλλα
G235
but
τι
G5101
what
εξηλθατε
G1831
yous-went-out
ιδειν
G1492
to-see
προφητην
G4396
prophet
ναι
G3483
yes
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
και
G2532
and
περισσοτερον
G4053
excessively
προφητου
G4396
[of]-prophet

11:10 He is the one about whom it is written: ‘See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you. He will prepare the road in front of you.’

οὑτος
G3778
same
εστιν
G2076
is
περι
G4012
about
οὑ
G3739
[of]-whom
γεγραπται
G1125
it-has-been-written
ιδου
G2400
look!
εγω
G1473
I
αποστελλω
G649
I-am-commissioning
τον
G3588
the
αγγελον
G32
messenger
μου
G3450
[of]-me
προ
G4253
before
προσωπου
G4383
[of]-face
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ὁς
G3739
who
κατασκευασει
G2680
shall-build
την
G3588
the
ὁδον
G3598
way
σου
G4675
[of]-you
εμπροσθεν
G1715
before
σου
G4675
[of]-you

11:11 “I tell you truly that no one born of women in this generation is greater than John the Immerser! Yet the least significant in the kingdom of the heavens is greater than he.

αμην
G281
truly
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ουκ
G3756
not
εγηγερται
G1453
has-been-awakened
εν
G1722
in
γεννητοις
G1084
[to]-generated
γυναικων
G1135
[of]-women
μειζων
G3187
greater
ιωαννου
G2491
[of]-John
του
G3588
[of]-the
βαπτιστου
G910
[of]-immerser

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
μικροτερος
G3398
smaller
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
βασιλεια
G932
kingdom
των
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανων
G3772
[of]-skies
μειζων
G3187
greater
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εστιν
G2076
is

11:12 From the time of John the Immerser until now, there have been people trying to barge into the kingdom of the heavens when they have no legal right to it, interfering with others’ rights to it.

απο
G575
from
δε
G1161
yet
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἡμερων
G2250
[of]-days
ιωαννου
G2491
[of]-John
του
G3588
[of]-the
βαπτιστου
G910
[of]-immerser
ἑως
G2193
until
αρτι
G737
now

G3588
the
βασιλεια
G932
kingdom
των
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανων
G3772
[of]-skies
βιαζεται
G5743971
is-forcefully-acquired
και
G2532
and
βιασται
G973
forceful-acquirers
ἁρπαζουσιν
G726
they-are-snatching
αυτην
G846
herself

11:13 But this was all prophesied in the Law and Prophets.

παντες
G3956
all
γαρ
G1063
because
οἱ
G3588
the
προφηται
G4396
prophets
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
νομος
G3551
law
ἑως
G2193
until
ιωαννου
G2491
[of]-John
επροφητευσαν
G4395
they-prophesied

11:14 And if you choose to accept it, John is the Elijah who was to come.

και
G2532
and
ει.
G1487
if
θελετε
G2309
yous-are-choosing
δεξασθαι
G1209
to-accept
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
εστιν
G2076
is
ηλιας
G2243
Elijah

G3588
the
μελλων
G3195
intending
ερχεσθαι
G2064
to-come

11:15 If you have ears, listen!


G3588
the
εχων
G2192
having
ωτα
G3775
ears
ακουετω
G191
let-him/her/it-hear!

11:16 “How can I describe this generation? It’s like children sitting in the marketplace calling out to each other,

τινι
G5101
[to]-whom?
δε
G1161
yet
ὁμοιωσω
G3666
I-shall-compare
την
G3588
the
γενεαν
G1074
generation
ταυτην
G3778
this
ὁμοια
G3664
similar
εστιν
G2076
is
παιδιοις
G3813
[to]-little-ones
καθημενοις
G2521
sitting-down
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
αγοραις
G58
[to]-markets

G3739
which
προσφωνουντα
G4377
sounding-toward
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
ἑτεροις
G2087
[to]-different

11:17 ‘We played the flute but you didn’t dance; we mourned but you didn’t grieve.’

λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
ηυλησαμεν
G832
we-played-the-flute
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
ωρχησασθε
G3738
yous-danced
εθρηνησαμεν
G2354
we-mourned
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
εκοψασθε
G2875
yous-beat

11:18 For John doesn’t go around eating and drinking, and they say, ‘He’s possessed!’

ηλθεν
G2064
came
γαρ
G1063
because
ιωαννης
G2491
John
μητε
G3383
neither
εσθιων
G2068
eating
μητε
G3383
neither
πινων
G4095
drinking
και
G2532
and
λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
δαιμονιον
G1140
demon
εχει
G2192
has

11:19 But the Human does go around eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at that glutton and drunkard! He hangs around with tax contractors and deviants!’ But Wisdom is validated by all who accept it.”

ηλθεν
G2064
came

G3588
the
υἱος
G5207
son
του
G3588
[of]-the
ανθρωπου
G444
[of]-person
εσθιων
G2068
eating
και
G2532
and
πινων
G4095
drinking
και
G2532
and
λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
ιδου
G2400
look!
ανθρωπος
G444
person
φαγος
G5314
glutton
και
G2532
and
οινοποτης
G3630
drunkard
τελωνων
G5057
[of]-tax-contractors
φιλος
G5384
friend
και
G2532
and
ἁμαρτωλων
G268
[of]-errant
και
G2532
and
εδικαιωθη
G1344
was-justified

G3588
the
σοφια
G4678
wisdom
απο
G575
from
των
G3588
[of]-the
εργων
G2041
[of]-actions
αυτης
G846
[of]-herself

11:20 Then he began a rant against those cities in which he had displayed the most of his power, because they did not change their minds:

τοτε
G5119
then
ηρξατο
G756
began
ονειδιζειν
G3679
to-disgrace
τας
G3588
those
πολεις
G4172
cities
εν
G1722
in
αἱς
G3739
[to]-who
εγενοντο
G1096
they-came-to-be
αἱ
G3588
the
πλεισται
G4118
most
δυναμεις
G1411
powers
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ὁτι
G3754
since
ου
G3756
not
μετενοησαν
G3340
they-changed-minds

11:21 “Woe to you, Chorazin! And woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the power displayed in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have changed their minds long ago and expressed deep grief and shame.

ουαι
G3759
woe!
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
χοραζιν
G5523
Chorazin
ουαι
G3759
woe!
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
βηθσαϊδα
G966
Bethsaida
ὁτι
G3754
since
ει.
G1487
if
εν
G1722
in
τυρω
G5184
[to]-Tyre
και
G2532
and
σιδωνι
G4605
[to]-Sidon
εγενοντο
G1096
they-came-to-be
αἱ
G3588
the
δυναμεις
G1411
powers
αἱ
G3588
the
γενομεναι
G1096
coming-to-be
εν
G1722
in
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
παλαι
G3819
oldly
αν
G302
ever
εν
G1722
in
σακκω
G4526
[to]-sackcloth
και
G2532
and
σποδω
G4700
[to]-ash
μετενοησαν
G3340
they-changed-minds

11:22 Yet they will be better off than you on Judgment Day!

πλην
G4133
except-that
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
τυρω
G5184
[to]-Tyre
και
G2532
and
σιδωνι
G4605
[to]-Sidon
ανεκτοτερον
G414
more-tolerable
εσται
G2071
shall-be
εν
G1722
in
ἡμερα
G2250
[to]-day
κρισεως
G2920
[of]-judgment
η
G2228
or-else
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous

11:23 And as for you, Capernaum, you will not be lifted up to heaven but go down to Hades! For if the power displayed in you had been done in Sodom, it would still be there today.

και
G2532
and
συ
G4771
you
καφαρναουμ
G2584
Capernaum
μη
G3361
not
ἑως
G2193
until
ουρανου
G3772
[of]-sky
ὑψωθηση
G5312
yous-shall-be-elevated
ἑως
G2193
until
ἁδου
G86
[of]-unseen
καταβηση
G2597
you-shall-descend
ὁτι
G3754
since
ει.
G1487
if
εν
G1722
in
σοδομοις
G4670
[to]-Sodom
εγενηθησαν
G1096
they-came-to-be
αἱ
G3588
the
δυναμεις
G1411
powers
αἱ
G3588
the
γενομεναι
G1096
coming-to-be
εν
G1722
in
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
εμεινεν
G3306
remained
αν
G302
ever
μεχρι
G3360
until
της
G3588
[of]-the
σημερον
G4594
today

11:24 Yet I tell you that the land of Sodom will be better off on Judgment Day than you!”

πλην
G4133
except-that
λεγω
G3004
I-am-saying
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ὁτι
G3754
since
γη
G1093
earth
σοδομων
G4670
[of]-Sodom
ανεκτοτερον
G414
more-tolerable
εσται
G2071
shall-be
εν
G1722
in
ἡμερα
G2250
[to]-day
κρισεως
G2920
[of]-judgment
η
G2228
or-else
σοι
G4671
[to]-you

11:25 At the end of that Jesus concluded, “I acknowledge you, Father, Master of heaven and earth, because you concealed these things from the wise and educated, and you revealed them to those of no reputation.

εν
G1722
in
εκεινω
G1565
[to]-that
τω
G3588
[to]-the
καιρω
G2540
[to]-time
αποκριθεις
G611
responding

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
εξομολογουμαι
G1843
I-acknowledge
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
πατερ
G3962
oh-Father
κυριε
G2962
(oh)-master
του
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανου
G3772
[of]-sky
και
G2532
and
της
G3588
[of]-the
γης
G1093
[of]-earth
ὁτι
G3754
since
εκρυψας
G2928
you-concealed
ταυτα
G5023
these-things
απο
G575
from
σοφων
G4680
[of]-wise
και
G2532
and
συνετων
G4908
[of]-educated
και
G2532
and
απεκαλυψας
G601
you-revealed
αυτα
G846
themselves
νηπιοις
G3516
[to]-infantile

11:26 Yes, Father, this is what pleased you.

ναι
G3483
yes

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
ὁτι
G3754
since
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
ευδοκια
G2107
delight
εγενετο
G1096
came-to-be
εμπροσθεν
G1715
before
σου
G4675
[of]-you

11:27 Then he turned to the people and said, “Everything has been handed over to me by my Father. No one can really know the Son except the Father, nor can anyone know the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.

παντα
G3956
all
μοι
G3427
[to]-me
παρεδοθη
G3860
was-handed-over
ὑπο
G5259
under
του
G3588
[of]-the
πατρος
G3962
[of]-father
μου
G3450
[of]-me
και
G2532
and
ουδεις
G3762
not-even-one
επιγινωσκει
G1921
is-fully-knowing
τον
G3588
the
υἱον
G5207
son
ει.
G1487
if
μη
G3361
not

G3588
the
πατηρ
G3962
father
ουδε
G3761
not-even
τον
G3588
the
πατερα
G3962
father
τις
G5101
who
επιγινωσκει
G1921
is-fully-knowing
ει.
G1487
if
μη
G3361
not

G3588
the
υἱος
G5207
son
και
G2532
and

G3739
[to]-whom
εαν
G1437
if-ever
βουληται
G1014
is-inclined

G3588
the
υἱος
G5207
son
αποκαλυψαι
G601
to-reveal

11:28 So come to me, all who labor under a heavy load, and I will relieve you.

δευτε
G1205
yous-come-here!
προς
G4314
toward
με
G3165
me
παντες
G3956
all
οἱ
G3588
the
κοπιωντες
G2872
tiring
και
G2532
and
πεφορτισμενοι
G5412
having-been-loaded
καγω
G2504
and-I
αναπαυσω
G373
I-shall-sooth
ὑμας
G5209
yous

11:29 Put my harness on you and learn from me, for I am gentle and considerate. Then you will find rest for yourselves,

αρατε
G142
yous-elevate!
τον
G3588
the
ζυγον
G2218
harness
μου
G3450
[of]-me
εφ᾽
G1909
upon
ὑμας
G5209
yous
και
G2532
and
μαθετε
G3129
yous-learn!
απ᾽
G575
from
εμου
G1700
[of]-me
ὁτι
G3754
since
πραϋς
G4239
calm
ειμι
G1510
I-am
και
G2532
and
ταπεινος
G5011
downcast
τη
G3588
[to]-the
καρδια
G2588
[to]-heart
και
G2532
and
εὑρησετε
G2147
yous-shall-find
αναπαυσιν
G372
cessation
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
ψυχαις
G5590
[to]-souls
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

11:30 because my harness is gentle and the load is light.”


G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
ζυγος
G2218
harness
μου
G3450
[of]-me
χρηστος
G5543
good
και
G2532
and
το
G3588
the
φορτιον
G5413
load
μου
G3450
[of]-me
ελαφρον
G1645
lightweight
εστιν
G2076
is