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Matthew 13:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But blessed are your eyes, for they see; and your ears, for they hear.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But blessed [are] your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But blessed are your eyes, because they see; and your ears, because they hear.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But blessed [are] your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But blessed are *your* eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But happy are, your, eyes, that they see, and your ears, that they hear;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And happy are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But blessed are your eyes, because they see, and your ears, because they hear.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your eares, for they heare.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But blessed are your eyes which see, and your ears which hear:
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But happy are your eyes, for they see; and your ears, for they hear.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
blessed 3107
{3107} Prime
μακάριος
makarios
{mak-ar'-ee-os}
A prolonged form of the poetical μάκαρ [[makar]] (meaning the same); supremely blest; by extension fortunate, well off.
[are] your 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
eyes, y3788
[3788] Standard
ὀφθαλμός
ophthalmos
{of-thal-mos'}
From G3700; the eye (literally or figuratively); by implication vision; figuratively envy (from the jealous side glance).
x3778
(3778) Complement
οὗτος
houtos
{hoo'-tos}
Including the nominative masculine plural (second form), nominative feminine signular (third form), and the nominate feminine plural, (fourth form). From the article G3588 and G0846; the he (she or it), that is, this or that (often with the article repeated).
for 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
they see: 991
{0991} Prime
βλέπω
blepo
{blep'-o}
A primary verb; to look at (literally or figuratively).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
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.
your 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
ears, 3775
{3775} Prime
οὖς
ous
{ooce}
Apparently a primary word; the ear (physically or mentally).
for 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
they hear. 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 13:16

_ _ But blessed are your eyes, for they see; and your cars, for they hear — that is, “Happy ye, whose eyes and ears, voluntarily and gladly opened, are drinking in the light divine.”

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 13:1-23.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 13:16

But blessed are your eyes — For you both see and understand. You know how to prize the light which is given you. Luke 10:23.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Matthew 13:16

(3) But blessed [are] your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear.

(3) The condition of the Church under and since Christ, is better than it was in the time of the fathers under the law.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Matthew 5:3-11 Blessed [are] the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ... Blessed are ye, when [men] shall revile you, and persecute [you], and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.
Matthew 16:17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed [it] unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.
Luke 2:29-30 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: ... For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,
Luke 10:23-24 And he turned him unto [his] disciples, and said privately, Blessed [are] the eyes which see the things that ye see: ... For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen [them]; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard [them].
John 20:29 Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed [are] they that have not seen, and [yet] have believed.
Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, [and] to turn [them] from darkness to light, and [from] the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Ephesians 1:17-18 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him: ... The eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,
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