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Matthew 9:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, “Why are you thinking evil in your hearts?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Jesus, knowing their thoughts, said, Why think ye evil in your hearts?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jesus, seeing their thoughts, said, Why do *ye* think evil things in your hearts?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And Jesus, knowing, their inward thoughts, said,—To what end are ye cherishing evil thoughts within your hearts?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Jesus, having known their thoughts, said, 'Why think ye evil in your hearts?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Jesus seeing their thoughts, said: Why do you think evil in your hearts?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Iesus knowing their thoughts, said, Wherefore thinke yee euill in your hearts?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But Jeshu knew their reasonings, and said to them, Why reason ye evil in your hearts?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But Jesus knew their thoughts: and he said to them, Why do ye think evil [things] in your heart?

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.
Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
knowing 1492
{1492} Prime
εἰδῶ
eido
{i-do'}
A primary verb; used only in certain past tenses, the others being borrowed from the equivalent, G3700 and G3708; properly to see (literally or figuratively); by implication (in the perfect only) to know.
z5631
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
their 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.
thoughts 1761
{1761} Prime
ἐνθύμησις
enthumesis
{en-thoo'-may-sis}
From G1760; deliberation.
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
Wherefore 2444
{2444} Prime
ἱνατί
hinati
{hin-at-ee'}
From G2443 and G5101; for what reason?, that is, why?.
think 1760
{1760} Prime
ἐνθυμέομαι
enthumeomai
{en-thoo-meh'-om-ahee}
From a compound of G1722 and G2372; to be inspirited, that is, ponder.
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
ye 5210
{5210} Prime
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
evil 4190
{4190} Prime
πονηρός
poneros
{pon-ay-ros'}
From a derivative of G4192; hurtful, that is, evil (properly in effect or influence, and thus differing from G2556, which refers rather to essential character, as well as from G4550, which indicates degeneracy from original virtue); figuratively calamitous; also (passively) ill, that is, diseased; but especially (morally) culpable, that is, derelict, vicious, facinorous; neuter (singular) mischief, malice, or (plural) guilt; masculine (singular) the devil, or (plural) sinners.
in 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.
your 5216
{5216} Prime
ὑμῶν
humon
{hoo-mone'}
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
hearts? 2588
{2588} Prime
καρδία
kardia
{kar-dee'-ah}
Prolonged from a primary κάρ [[kar]] (Latin cor, 'heart'); the heart, that is, (figuratively) the thoughts or feelings (mind); also (by analogy) the middle.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 9:1-8.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 9:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
knowing:

Matthew 12:25 And Jesus knew their thoughts, and said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand:
Matthew 16:7-8 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, [It is] because we have taken no bread. ... [Which] when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?
Psalms 44:21 Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart.
Psalms 139:2 Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off.
Mark 2:8 And immediately when Jesus perceived in his spirit that they so reasoned within themselves, he said unto them, Why reason ye these things in your hearts?
Mark 8:16-17 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, [It is] because we have no bread. ... And when Jesus knew [it], he saith unto them, Why reason ye, because ye have no bread? perceive ye not yet, neither understand? have ye your heart yet hardened?
Mark 12:15 Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see [it].
Luke 5:22 But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, he answering said unto them, What reason ye in your hearts?
Luke 6:8 But he knew their thoughts, and said to the man which had the withered hand, Rise up, and stand forth in the midst. And he arose and stood forth.
Luke 7:40 And Jesus answering said unto him, Simon, I have somewhat to say unto thee. And he saith, Master, say on.
Luke 9:46-47 Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest. ... And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a child, and set him by him,
Luke 11:17 But he, knowing their thoughts, said unto them, Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house [divided] against a house falleth.
John 2:24-25 But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all [men], ... And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.
John 6:61 When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Doth this offend you?
John 6:64 But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him.
John 16:19 Now Jesus knew that they were desirous to ask him, and said unto them, Do ye enquire among yourselves of that I said, A little while, and ye shall not see me: and again, a little while, and ye shall see me?
John 16:30 Now are we sure that thou knowest all things, and needest not that any man should ask thee: by this we believe that thou camest forth from God.
John 21:17 He saith unto him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
Hebrews 4:12-13 For the word of God [is] quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and [is] a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. ... Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things [are] naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.

Wherefore:

Ezekiel 38:10 Thus saith the Lord GOD; It shall also come to pass, [that] at the same time shall things come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evil thought:
Acts 5:3-4 But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back [part] of the price of the land? ... Whiles it remained, was it not thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.
Acts 5:9 Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband [are] at the door, and shall carry thee out.
Acts 8:20-22 But Peter said unto him, Thy money perish with thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. ... Repent therefore of this thy wickedness, and pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
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Ps 44:21; 139:2. Ezk 38:10. Mt 12:25; 16:7. Mk 2:8; 8:16; 12:15. Lk 5:22; 6:8; 7:40; 9:46; 11:17. Jn 2:24; 6:61, 64; 16:19, 30; 21:17. Ac 5:3, 9; 8:20. He 4:12. Rv 2:23.

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