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Matthew 16:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But he answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, [It will be] fair weather: for the heaven is red.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— He answered and said unto them, When it is evening, ye say, [It will be] fair weather: for the sky is red.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But He replied to them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘[It will be] fair weather, for the sky is red.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— He answered and said to them, When it is evening, ye say, [It will be] fair weather: for the sky is red.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But he answering said to them, When evening is come, ye say, Fine weather, for the sky is red;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, he, answering said unto them—[When evening cometh ye say, Fair! for fiery is the heaven;]
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he answering said to them, 'Evening having come, ye say, Fair weather, for the heaven is red,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But he answered and said to them: When it is evening, you say, It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— He answered, and said vnto them, When it is euening, yee say, [It will bee] faire weather: for the skie is red.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But he answered and said to them, When it is evening, you say, It will be serene weather, for the heaven hath reddened.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But he answered, and said to them: When it is evening ye say, It will be fair weather; for the heavens are red.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
He x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
answered 611
{0611} Prime
ἀποκρίνομαι
apokrinomai
{ap-ok-ree'-nom-ahee}
From G0575 and κρινω [[krino]]; to conclude for oneself, that is, (by implication) to respond; by Hebraism (compare [H6030]) to begin to speak (where an address is expected).
z5679
<5679> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive Deponent (See G5789)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 164
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
unto them, 846
{0846} Prime
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.
When it is 1096
{1096} Prime
γίνομαι
ginomai
{ghin'-om-ahee}
A prolonged and middle form of a primary verb; to cause to be ('gen' -erate), that is, (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literally, figuratively, intensively, etc.).
z5637
<5637> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 137
evening, 3798
{3798} Prime
ὄψιος
opsios
{op'-see-os}
From G3796; late; feminine (as noun) afternoon (early eve) or nightfall (later eve).
ye say, 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
[It will be] fair weather: 2105
{2105} Prime
εὐδία
eudia
{yoo-dee'-ah}
Feminine from G2095 and the alternate of G2203 (as the god of the weather); a clear sky, that is, fine weather.
for 1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
sky 3772
{3772} Prime
οὐρανός
ouranos
{oo-ran-os'}
Perhaps from the same as G3735 (through the idea of elevation); the sky; by extension heaven (as the abode of God); by implication happiness, power, eternity; specifically the Gospel (Christianity).
is red. 4449
{4449} Prime
πυρράζω
purrhazo
{poor-hrad'-zo}
From G4450; to redden (intransitively).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 16:1-12.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 16:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 16:2

Luke 12:54.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Luke 12:54-56 And he said also to the people, When ye see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it is. ... [Ye] hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time?
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