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Matthew 23:32 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Fill up, then, the measure [of the guilt] of your fathers.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and *ye*, fill ye up the measure of your fathers.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, ye, fill ye up the measure of your fathers!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and ye—ye fill up the measure of your fathers.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Fil ye vp then the measure of your fathers.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And you also, -complete the measure of your fathers.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And as for you, fill ye up the measure of your fathers.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Fill y4137
[4137] Standard
πληρόω
pleroo
{play-ro'-o}
From G4134; to make replete, that is, (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
ye y5210
[5210] Standard
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
up 4137
{4137} Prime
πληρόω
pleroo
{play-ro'-o}
From G4134; to make replete, that is, (literally) to cram (a net), level up (a hollow), or (figuratively) to furnish (or imbue, diffuse, influence), satisfy, execute (an office), finish (a period or task), verify (or coincide with a prediction), etc.
z5657
<5657> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 376
x5210
(5210) Complement
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
then 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.
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).
measure 3358
{3358} Prime
μέτρον
metron
{met'-ron}
An apparently primary word; a measure ('metre'), literally or figuratively; by implication a limited portion (degree).
of your 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
fathers. 3962
{3962} Prime
πατήρ
pater
{pat-ayr'}
Apparently a primary word; a 'father' (literally or figuratively, near or more remote).
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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 23:13-33.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 23:32

Fill ye up — A word of permission, not of command: as if he had said, I contend with you no longer: I leave you to yourselves: you have conquered: now ye may follow the devices of your own hearts. The measure of your fathers — Wickedness: ye may now be as wicked as they.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Matthew 23:32

(u) Fill ye up then the measure of your fathers.

(u) A proverb used by the Jews, which has this meaning: You go on also, and follow your ancestors, that at length your wickedness may come to its fulness.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the measure:

Genesis 15:16 But in the fourth generation they shall come hither again: for the iniquity of the Amorites [is] not yet full.
Numbers 32:14 And, behold, ye are risen up in your fathers' stead, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of the LORD toward Israel.
Zechariah 5:6-11 And I said, What [is] it? And he said, This [is] an ephah that goeth forth. He said moreover, This [is] their resemblance through all the earth. ... And he said unto me, To build it an house in the land of Shinar: and it shall be established, and set there upon her own base.
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Gn 15:16. Nu 32:14. Zc 5:6.

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