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Matthew

22:1 Jesus continued to give parables:

και
G2532
and
αποκριθεις
G611
responding

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
παλιν
G3825
again
ειπεν
G2036
said
εν
G1722
in
παραβολαις
G3850
[to]-comparisons
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
λεγων
G3004
saying

22:2 “The kingdom of the heavens is like a king arranging a wedding for his son.

ὡμοιωθη
G3666
was-similar

G3588
the
βασιλεια
G932
kingdom
των
G3588
[of]-the
ουρανων
G3772
[of]-skies
ανθρωπω
G444
[to]-person
βασιλει
G935
[to]-king
ὁστις
G3748
who
εποιησεν
G4160
did
γαμους
G1062
marriages
τω
G3588
[to]-the
υἱω
G5207
[to]-son
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

22:3 He sent out slaves to tell the invited guests to come to the wedding, but they would not come.

και
G2532
and
απεστειλεν
G649
commissioned
τους
G3588
the
δουλους
G1401
slaves
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
καλεσαι
G2564
to-call
τους
G3588
the
κεκλημενους
G2564
having-been-called
εις
G1519
into
τους
G3588
the
γαμους
G1062
marriages
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
ηθελον
G2309
they-choose
ελθειν
G2064
to-come

22:4 So he sent out slaves again with the instructions, ‘Tell the invited guests, “Look, the meal is ready; the meat is prepared and everything is set. Come to the wedding!”

παλιν
G3825
again
απεστειλεν
G649
commissioned
αλλους
G243
others
δουλους
G1401
slaves
λεγων
G3004
saying
ειπατε
G2036
yous-tell!
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
κεκλημενοις
G2564
having-been-called
ιδου
G2400
look!
το
G3588
the
αριστον
G712
lunch
μου
G3450
[of]-me
ἡτοιμακα
G2090
I-have-prepared
οἱ
G3588
the
ταυροι
G5022
bulls
μου
G3450
[of]-me
και
G2532
and
τα
G3588
the
σιτιστα
G4619
grain-fed
τεθυμενα
G2380
having-been-executed
και
G2532
and
παντα
G3956
all
ἑτοιμα
G2092
fit
δευτε
G1205
yous-come-here!
εις
G1519
into
τους
G3588
the
γαμους
G1062
marriages

22:5 But again they ignored him; one went out to his fields, another to his business,

οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
αμελησαντες
G272
neglecting
απηλθον
G565
they-departed
ὁς
G3739
who
μεν
G3303
in-fact
εις
G1519
into
τον
G3588
the
ιδιον
G2398
own
αγρον
G68
field
ὁς
G3739
who
δε
G1161
yet
επι
G1909
on
την
G3588
the
εμποριαν
G1711
merchandise
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

22:6 and the rest grabbed his slaves, beat them up, and killed them.

οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
λοιποι
G3062
remaining
κρατησαντες
G2902
forcefully-retaining
τους
G3588
the
δουλους
G1401
slaves
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ὑβρισαν
G5195
they-abused
και
G2532
and
απεκτειναν
G615
they-killed

22:7 “The king was furious and sent soldiers to wipe out those murderers and set their city on fire.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
βασιλευς
G935
king
ωργισθη
G3710
was-angry
και
G2532
and
πεμψας
G3992
sending
τα
G3588
the
στρατευματα
G4753
war-troops
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
απωλεσεν
G622
destroyed-completely
τους
G3588
the
φονεις
G5406
murderers
εκεινους
G1565
those
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
πολιν
G4172
city
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
ενεπρησεν
G1714
set-on-fire

22:8 Then he said to his slaves, ‘The wedding is ready, but the invited guests were unworthy.

τοτε
G5119
then
λεγει
G3004
is-saying
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
δουλοις
G1401
[to]-slaves
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

G3588
the
μεν
G3303
in-fact
γαμος
G1062
marriage
ἑτοιμος
G2092
fit
εστιν
G2076
is
οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
κεκλημενοι
G2564
having-been-called
ουκ
G3756
not
ησαν
G2258
they-were
αξιοι
G514
worthy

22:9 So go out to the highways and invite anyone you find to the wedding.’

πορευεσθε
G4198
yous-go!
ουν
G3767
then
επι
G1909
on
τας
G3588
those
διεξοδους
G1327
outlets
των
G3588
[of]-the
ὁδων
G3598
[of]-ways
και
G2532
and
ὁσους
G3745
as-much-as
εαν
G1437
if-ever
εὑρητε
G2147
yous-may-find
καλεσατε
G2564
yous-call
εις
G1519
into
τους
G3588
the
γαμους
G1062
marriages

22:10 So they went out to the roads and gathered up whoever they found, whether good or bad, and the dining hall was full.

και
G2532
and
εξελθοντες
G1831
departing
οἱ
G3588
the
δουλοι
G1401
slaves
εκεινοι
G1565
those
εις
G1519
into
τας
G3588
those
ὁδους
G3598
ways
συνηγαγον
G4863
they-gathered
παντας
G3956
all
οὑς
G3739
those-whom
εὑρον
G2147
they-found
πονηρους
G4190
evil
τε
G5037
both
και
G2532
and
αγαθους
G18
good
και
G2532
and
επλησθη
G5681
was-filled

G3588
the
γαμος
G1062
marriage
ανακειμενων
G345
[of]-reclining

22:11 “But when the king came in to greet the guests, he saw someone there who wasn’t wearing proper wedding attire.

εισελθων
G1525
entering
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
βασιλευς
G935
king
θεασασθαι
G2300
to-examine
τους
G3588
the
ανακειμενους
G345
reclining
ειδεν
G1492
saw
εκει
G1563
there
ανθρωπον
G444
person
ουκ
G3756
not
ενδεδυμενον
G1746
having-been-clothed
ενδυμα
G1742
apparel
γαμου
G1062
[of]-marriage

22:12 So he said, ‘Buddy, how did you get in here without wedding clothes?’ But he was silent.

και
G2532
and
λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
ἑταιρε
G2083
pal
πως
G4459
how
εισηλθες
G1525
you-entered
ὡδε
G5602
here
μη
G3361
not
εχων
G2192
having
ενδυμα
G1742
apparel
γαμου
G1062
[of]-marriage

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
εφιμωθη
G5392
was-muzzled

22:13 So the king told the attendants, ‘Tie him up by his hands and feet, and throw him out into the darkness, where people lament and grind their teeth!’

τοτε
G5119
then

G3588
the
βασιλευς
G935
king
ειπεν
G2036
said
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
διακονοις
G1249
[to]-attendants
δησαντες
G1210
confining
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ποδας
G4228
feet
και
G2532
and
χειρας
G5495
hands
εκβαλετε
G1544
yous-eject!
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
σκοτος
G4655
darkness
το
G3588
the
εξωτερον
G1857
outer
εκει
G1563
there
εσται
G2071
shall-be

G3588
the
κλαυθμος
G2805
lament
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
βρυγμος
G1030
grating
των
G3588
[of]-the
οδοντων
G3599
[of]-teeth

22:14 For many are invited, but few are chosen.”

πολλοι
G4183
many
γαρ
G1063
because
εισιν
G1526
they-are
κλητοι
G2822
appointed
ολιγοι
G3641
some
δε
G1161
yet
εκλεκτοι
G1588
chosen

22:15 Then the Pharisees went off and met together to plot how to trick Jesus into saying something incriminating.

τοτε
G5119
then
πορευθεντες
G4198
being-gone
οἱ
G3588
the
φαρισαιοι
G5330
Pharisees
συμβουλιον
G4824
council
ελαβον
G2983
I/they-acquired
ὁπως
G3704
so-that
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
παγιδευσωσιν
G3802
they-may-trick
εν
G1722
in
λογω
G3056
[to]-saying

22:16 So they sent their disciples, along with the Herodians, to say, “Teacher, we know that you are honest and show people the true way to God, and that you aren’t intimidated by anyone because you don’t care who they are.

και
G2532
and
αποστελλουσιν
G649
they-commissioned
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
τους
G3588
the
μαθητας
G3101
pupils
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
μετα
G3326
with
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἡρωδιανων
G2265
[of]-Herodians
λεγοντες
G3004
saying
διδασκαλε
G1320
oh-teacher
οιδαμεν
G1492
we-have-seen
ὁτι
G3754
since
αληθης
G227
true
ει
G1488
you-are
και
G2532
and
την
G3588
the
ὁδον
G3598
way
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
εν
G1722
in
αληθεια
G225
[to]-truth
διδασκεις
G1321
you-are-teaching
και
G2532
and
ου
G3756
not
μελει
G3199
is-interested
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
περι
G4012
about
ουδενος
G3762
[of]-not-even-one
ου
G3756
not
γαρ
G1063
because
βλεπεις
G991
you-are-observing
εις
G1519
into
προσωπον
G4383
face
ανθρωπων
G444
[of]-people

22:17 So tell us what you think: Is it permissible to pay the poll tax to Caesar or not?”

ειπε
G3004
you-say!
ουν
G3767
then
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
τι
G5101
what
σοι
G4671
[to]-you
δοκει
G1380
is-supposing
εξεστιν
G1832
is-allowed
δουναι
G1325
to-give
κηνσον
G2778
poll-tax
καισαρι
G2541
[to]-Caesar
η
G2228
or-else
ου
G3756
not

22:18 But Jesus knew their evil intent and said to them, “Why do you test me, you pedants?

γνους
G1097
knowing
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
την
G3588
the
πονηριαν
G4189
evil
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
ειπεν
G2036
said
τι
G5101
what
με
G3165
me
πειραζετε
G3985
yous-test!
ὑποκριται
G5273
(oh)-pedants

22:19 Show me the currency you use to pay the poll tax.” So they handed him a denarius

επιδειξατε
G1925
yous-show!
μοι
G3427
[to]-me
το
G3588
the
νομισμα
G3546
currency
του
G3588
[of]-the
κηνσου
G2778
[of]-poll-tax
οἱ
G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
προσηνεγκαν
G4374
they-brought-towards
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
δηναριον
G1220
denarius

22:20 and he said, “Whose image is this, and whose name is inscribed?”

και
G2532
and
λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
τινος
G5101
[of]-whom

G3588
the
εικων
G1504
image
αὑτη
G3778
this one
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
επιγραφη
G1923
inscription

22:21 “Caesar’s,” they answered. “Then give Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give God what belongs to God,” he retorted.

λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
καισαρος
G2541
[of]-Caesar
τοτε
G5119
then
λεγει
G3004
is-saying
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
αποδοτε
G591
yous-repay!
ουν
G3767
then
τα
G3588
the
καισαρος
G2541
[of]-Caesar
καισαρι
G2541
[to]-Caesar
και
G2532
and
τα
G3588
the
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God

22:22 This response stumped them, so they left and went on their way.

και
G2532
and
ακουσαντες
G191
hearing
εθαυμασαν
G2296
they-marveled
και
G2532
and
αφεντες
G863
releasing
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
απηλθαν
G565
they-departed

22:23 Later that day the Sadducees, who don’t believe in the resurrection, came to him.

εν
G1722
in
εκεινη
G1565
[to]-that-one
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ἡμερα
G2250
[to]-day
προσηλθον
G4334
they-approached
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
σαδδουκαιοι
G4523
Sadducees
λεγοντες
G3004
saying
μη
G3361
not
ειναι
G1511
to-be
αναστασιν
G386
arising
και
G2532
and
επηρωτησαν
G1905
they-asked
αυτον
G846
him/her/it

22:24 They said, “Teacher, Moses said that if someone died childless, his brother was obligated to marry the widow and produce offspring for him.

λεγοντες
G3004
saying
διδασκαλε
G1320
oh-teacher
μωϋσης
G3475
Moses
ειπεν
G2036
said
εαν
G1437
if-ever
τις
G5101
who
αποθανη
G599
may-die
μη
G3361
not
εχων
G2192
having
τεκνα
G5043
children
επιγαμβρευσει
G1918
shall-be-obligated-to-marry

G3588
the
αδελφος
G80
sibling
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
την
G3588
the
γυναικα
G1135
woman
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
και
G2532
and
αναστησει
G450
shall-elevate
σπερμα
G4690
seed
τω
G3588
[to]-the
αδελφω
G80
[to]-sibling
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

22:25 Now there were seven brothers, and the first married but died childless. So his brother married his widow,

ησαν
G2258
they-were
δε
G1161
yet
παρ᾽
G3844
beside
ἡμιν
G2254
[to]-us
ἑπτα
G2033
seven
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
πρωτος
G4413
first
γημας
G1060
marrying
ετελευτησεν
G5053
died
και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
εχων
G2192
having
σπερμα
G4690
seed
αφηκεν
G863
sent-forward
την
G3588
the
γυναικα
G1135
woman
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
τω
G3588
[to]-the
αδελφω
G80
[to]-sibling
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

22:26 but the same thing happened. Likewise for the third and all seven of the brothers.

ὁμοιως
G3668
similarly
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
δευτερος
G1208
second
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
τριτος
G5154
third
ἑως
G2193
until
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἑπτα
G2033
seven

22:27 Finally the woman died.

ὑστερον
G5305
more-later
δε
G1161
yet
παντων
G3956
[of]-all
απεθανεν
G599
died

G3588
the
γυνη
G1135
woman

22:28 So in the resurrection, whose wife will she be of the seven, since she had been married to them all?”

εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
αναστασει
G386
[to]-arising
ουν
G3767
then
τινος
G5101
[of]-whom
των
G3588
[of]-the
ἑπτα
G2033
seven
εσται
G2071
shall-be
γυνη
G1135
woman
παντες
G3956
all
γαρ
G1063
because
εσχον
G2192
I-had
αυτην
G846
herself

22:29 This was Jesus’ response: “You are misled, because you understand neither that scripture nor the power of God.

αποκριθεις
G611
responding
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus
ειπεν
G2036
said
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
πλανασθε.
G4105
yous-are-misled
μη
G3361
not
ειδοτες
G1492
having-looked
τας
G3588
those
γραφας
G1124
writings
μηδε
G3366
no-longer
την
G3588
the
δυναμιν
G1411
power
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God

22:30 For in the resurrection, people don’t marry but are like the Messengers in heaven.

εν
G1722
in
γαρ
G1063
because
τη
G3588
[to]-the
αναστασει
G386
[to]-arising
ουτε
G3777
not-besides
γαμουσιν
G1060
they-are-marrying
ουτε
G3777
not-besides
γαμιζονται
G1061
they-are-given-in-marriage
αλλ᾽
G235
but
ὡς
G5613
as
αγγελοι
G32
messengers
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
ουρανω
G3772
[to]-sky
εισιν
G1526
they-are

22:31 Now about the rising of the dead: Have you not read what God declared to you when he said,

περι
G4012
about
δε
G1161
yet
της
G3588
[of]-the
αναστασεως
G386
[of]-arising
των
G3588
[of]-the
νεκρων
G3498
[of]-the-dead
ουκ
G3756
not
ανεγνωτε
G314
yous-read
το
G3588
the
ῥηθεν
G4483
being-declared
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
ὑπο
G5259
under
του
G3588
[of]-the
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
λεγοντος
G3004
[of]-saying

22:32 ‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? He is not the God of the dead but of the living!”

εγω
G1473
I
ειμι
G1510
I-am

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
αβρααμ
G11
Abraham
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
ισαακ
G2464
Isaac
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
ιακωβ
G2384
Jacob
ουκ
G3756
not
εστιν
G2076
is

G3588
the
θεος
G2316
God
νεκρων
G3498
[of]-the-dead
αλλα
G235
but
ζωντων
G2198
[of]-living

22:33 And when the crowd heard this, they were awestruck by his teaching.

και
G2532
and
ακουσαντες
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hearing
οἱ
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the
οχλοι
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crowds
εξεπλησσοντο
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they-were-awestruck
επι
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on
τη
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[to]-the
διδαχη
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[to]-teaching
αυτου
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[of]-self

22:34 Now when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they had a meeting about it.

οἱ
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the
δε
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yet
φαρισαιοι
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Pharisees
ακουσαντες
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hearing
ὁτι
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since
εφιμωσεν
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muzzled
τους
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the
σαδδουκαιους
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Sadducees
συνηχθησαν
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they-were-gathered
επι
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on
το
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the
αυτο
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it

22:35 And one of them, a lawyer, tested him:

και
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and
επηρωτησεν
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asks
εἱς
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one
εξ
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out
αυτων
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[of]-them
νομικος
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lawyer
πειραζων
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testing
αυτον
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him/her/it

22:36 “Teacher, what is the greatest commandment in the law?”

διδασκαλε
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oh-teacher
ποια
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[to]-what-kind-of?
εντολη
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injunction
μεγαλη
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big
εν
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in
τω
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[to]-the
νομω
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[to]-law

22:37 “You must love the Master your God with all your heart, life, and thoughts,” Jesus answered.


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the
δε
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yet
εφη
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affirmed
αυτω
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[to]-[him/her/it]
αγαπησεις
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yous-shall-love
κυριον
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master
τον
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the
θεον
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God
σου
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[of]-you
εν
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in
ὁλη
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[to]-whole
τη
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[to]-the
καρδια
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[to]-heart
σου
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[of]-you
και
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and
εν
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in
ὁλη
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[to]-whole
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ψυχη
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[to]-soul
σου
G4675
[of]-you
και
G2532
and
εν
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in
ὁλη
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[to]-whole
τη
G3588
[to]-the
διανοια
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[to]-thoughts
σου
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[of]-you

22:38 “This is the first and greatest commandment.

αὑτη
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this one
εστιν
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is

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the
μεγαλη
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big
και
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and
πρωτη
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[to]-first
εντολη
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injunction

22:39 The second is like it: You must love your neighbor as yourself.

δευτερα
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second
δε
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yet
ὁμοια
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similar
αυτη
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herself
αγαπησεις
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yous-shall-love
τον
G3588
the
πλησιον
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nearby
σου
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[of]-you
ὡς
G5613
as
σεαυτον
G4572
yourself

22:40 The entirety of the Law and Prophets hinges on these two commandments.”

εν
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in
ταυταις
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[to]-these
ταις
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[to]-the
δυσιν
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two
εντολαις
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[to]-injunctions
ὁλος
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whole

G3588
the
νομος
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law
κρεμαται
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is-hanged
και
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and
οἱ
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the
προφηται
G4396
prophets

22:41 Since the Pharisees were gathered there, Jesus asked them,

συνηγμενων
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[of]-having-been-gathered
δε
G1161
yet
των
G3588
[of]-the
φαρισαιων
G5330
[of]-Pharisees
επηρωτησεν
G1905
asks
αυτους
G846
them

G3588
the
ιησους
G2424
Jesus

22:42 “What is your opinion about the Anointed? Whose descendant is he?”“David’s,” they replied.

λεγων
G3004
saying
τι
G5101
what
ὑμιν
G5213
[to]-yous
δοκει
G1380
is-supposing
περι
G4012
about
του
G3588
[of]-the
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
τινος
G5101
[of]-whom
υἱος
G5207
son
εστιν
G2076
is
λεγουσιν
G3004
they-are-relating
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
του
G3588
[of]-the
δαυιδ
G1138
David

22:43 “But how could David, prompted by the Spirit, call him ‘Master’?” asked Jesus. “He said,

λεγει
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is-saying
αυτοις
G846
[to]-them
πως
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how
ουν
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then
δαυιδ
G1138
David
εν
G1722
in
πνευματι
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[to]-breath
καλει
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is-calling
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
κυριον
G2962
master
λεγων
G3004
saying

22:44 ‘The Master said to my Master, “Sit down at my right until I put your enemies beneath your feet.”’

ειπεν
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said
κυριος
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master
τω
G3588
[to]-the
κυριω
G2962
master
μου
G3450
[of]-me
καθου
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yous-sit-down!
εκ
G1537
out
δεξιων
G1188
[of]-right
μου
G3450
[of]-me
ἑως
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until
αν
G302
ever
θω
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I-may-place
τους
G3588
the
εχθρους
G2190
enemies
σου
G4675
[of]-you
ὑποκατω
G5270
beneath
των
G3588
[of]-the
ποδων
G4228
[of]-feet
σου
G4675
[of]-you

22:45 How can David call him ‘Master’ if he’s his descendant?”

ει.
G1487
if
ουν
G3767
then
δαυιδ
G1138
David
καλει
G2564
is-calling
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
κυριον
G2962
master
πως
G4459
how
υἱος
G5207
son
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εστιν
G2076
is

22:46 No one could refute what Jesus said, so from then on nobody dared to ask him anything else.

και
G2532
and
ουδεις
G3762
not-even-one
εδυνατο
G1410
was-able
αποκριθηναι
G611
to-respond
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]
λογον
G3056
saying
ουδε
G3761
not-even
ετολμησεν
G5111
dared
τις
G5101
who
απ᾽
G575
from
εκεινης
G1565
[of]-that-one
της
G3588
[of]-the
ἡμερας
G2250
days
επερωτησαι
G1905
to-ask
αυτον
G846
him/her/it
ουκετι
G3765
no-longer