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Matthew 5:35 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— nor by the earth, for it is the footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— or by the earth, for it is the footstool of His feet, or by Jerusalem, for it is THE CITY OF THE GREAT KING.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— nor by the earth, because it is [the] footstool of his feet; nor by Jerusalem, because it is [the] city of the great King.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Nor by the earth, because it is his, footstool; nor by Jerusalem, because, it is the, city, of the Great King;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— nor by the earth, because it is His footstool, nor by Jerusalem, because it is a city of a great king,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Nor by the earth, for it is his footstool: nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great king:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Nor by the earth, for it is his footstoole: neither by Hierusalem, for it is the citie of the great king.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— nor by earth, for it is the foot-stool beneath his feet; neither by Urishlem, for it is the city of the great king.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— and not by the earth, for it is the footstool under his feet: and likewise not by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great king.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Nor 3383
{3383} Prime
μήτε
mete
{may'-teh}
From G3361 and G5037; not too, that is, (in continued negation) neither or nor; also, not even.
by 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
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).
earth; 1093
{1093} Prime
γῆ
ge
{ghay}
Contracted from a primary word; soil; by extension a region, or the solid part or the whole of the terrene globe (including the occupants in each application).
for 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
it is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
his 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.
footstool: 4228
{4228} Prime
πούς
pous
{pooce}
A primary word; a 'foot' (figuratively or literally).
5286
{5286} Prime
ὑποπόδιον
hupopodion
{hoop-op-od'-ee-on}
Neuter of a compound of G5259 and G4228; something under the feet, that is, a footrest (figuratively).
neither 3383
{3383} Prime
μήτε
mete
{may'-teh}
From G3361 and G5037; not too, that is, (in continued negation) neither or nor; also, not even.
by 1519
{1519} Prime
εἰς
eis
{ice}
A primary preposition; to or into (indicating the point reached or entered), of place, time, or (figuratively) purpose (result, etc.); also in adverbial phrases.
Jerusalem; 2414
{2414} Prime
Ἱεροσόλυμα
Hierosoluma
{hee-er-os-ol'-oo-mah}
Of Hebrew origin [H3389]; Hierosolyma (that is, Jerushalaim), the capital of Palestine.
for 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
it is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
the city 4172
{4172} Prime
πόλις
polis
{pol'-is}
Probably from the same as G4171, or perhaps from G4183; a town (properly with walls, of greater or less size).
of 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).
great 3173
{3173} Prime
μέγας
megas
{meg'-as}
Including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη [[megale]], plural μέγάλοι [[megaloi]], etc.; compare also G3176, G3187], big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application).
King. 935
{0935} Prime
βασιλεύς
basileus
{bas-il-yooce'}
Probably from G0939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abstractly, relatively or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 5:35

_ _ Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool — (quoting Isaiah 66:1);

_ _ neither by Jerusalem for it is the city of the great King — (quoting Psalms 48:2).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 5:33-37.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the earth:

Psalms 99:5 Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; [for] he [is] holy.

the city:

2 Chronicles 6:6 But I have chosen Jerusalem, that my name might be there; and have chosen David to be over my people Israel.
Psalms 48:2 Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, [is] mount Zion, [on] the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Psalms 87:2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob.
Malachi 1:14 But cursed [be] the deceiver, which hath in his flock a male, and voweth, and sacrificeth unto the Lord a corrupt thing: for I [am] a great King, saith the LORD of hosts, and my name [is] dreadful among the heathen.
Revelation 21:2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
Revelation 21:10 And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,
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