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Matthew 12:49 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren!
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, “Behold My mother and My brothers!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And, stretching out his hand to his disciples, he said, Behold my mother and my brethren;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, stretching forth his hand towards his disciples, he said, Lo! my mother and my brethren!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And having stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, he said, 'Lo, my mother and my brethren!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And stretching forth his hand towards his disciples, he said: Behold my mother and my brethren.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said, Behold my mother, and behold my brethren!
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he stretched forth his hand towards his disciples, and said: Behold my mother, and behold my brothers!

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he stretched forth 1614
{1614} Prime
ἐκτείνω
ekteino
{ek-ti'-no}
From G1537 and τείνω [[teino]] (to stretch); to extend.
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
his y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
hand 5495
{5495} Prime
χείρ
cheir
{khire}
Perhaps from the base of G5494 in the sense of its congener the base of G5490 (through the idea of hollowness for grasping); the hand (literally or figuratively [power]; especially [by Hebraism] a means or instrument).
toward 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
his y846
[0846] Standard
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
x848
(0848) Complement
αὑτοῦ
hautou
{how-too'}
Contraction for G1438; self (in some oblique case or reflexive relation).
disciples, 3101
{3101} Prime
μαθητής
mathetes
{math-ay-tes'}
From G3129; a learner, that is, pupil.
and said, 2036
{2036} Prime
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
Behold 2400
{2400} Prime
ἰδού
idou
{id-oo'}
Second person singular imperative middle voice of G1492; used as imperative lo!.
z5628
<5628> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 459
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
mother 3384
{3384} Prime
μήτηρ
meter
{may'-tare}
Apparently a primary word; a 'mother' (literally or figuratively, immediate or remote).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
brethren! 80
{0080} Prime
ἀδελφός
adelphos
{ad-el-fos'}
From G0001 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς [[delphus]] (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like [H0001]).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 12:49

_ _ And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples — How graphic is this! It is the language evidently of an eye-witness.

_ _ and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 12:46-50.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 12:49-50

See the highest severity, and the highest goodness! Severity to his natural, goodness to his spiritual relations! In a manner disclaiming the former, who opposed the will of his heavenly Father, and owning the latter, who obeyed it.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Matthew 12:49

(11) And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!

(11) None are more near unto us than they that are of the household of faith.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
his disciples:

Matthew 28:7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.
Mark 3:34 And he looked round about on them which sat about him, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
John 17:8-9 For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received [them], and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me. ... I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.
John 17:20 Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word;
John 20:17-20 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and [to] my God, and your God. ... And when he had so said, he shewed unto them [his] hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord.
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Mt 28:7. Mk 3:34. Jn 17:8, 20; 20:17.

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