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Matthew 12:20 DBY

20 a bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, until he bring forth judgment unto victory;

References for Matthew 12:20

    • d 12:20 - The word is the same here as 'brings forth,' ver. 35, and 'brings out,' ch. 13.52. It signifies 'putting forth' as much as 'bringing forth.' It means that judgment was hid, and 'shut up among his treasures' (see Deut. 32.34), and in due time it will be produced, without saying he brings it with him, or sends it without coming. It is brought out and displayed in its time.
    • e 12:20 - Eis: it directs the mind to the point to be reached.

      Study tools for Matthew 12:20

      • a 12:7 - See ch. 9.13.
      • b 12:9 - The Greek always implies a change of place -- leaving one and going to another, as chs. 15.29; 17.20, 'transported.'
      • c 12:17 - Isa. 42.1-4.
      • d 12:20 - The word is the same here as 'brings forth,' ver. 35, and 'brings out,' ch. 13.52. It signifies 'putting forth' as much as 'bringing forth.' It means that judgment was hid, and 'shut up among his treasures' (see Deut. 32.34), and in due time it will be produced, without saying he brings it with him, or sends it without coming. It is brought out and displayed in its time.
      • e 12:20 - Eis: it directs the mind to the point to be reached.
      • f 12:24 - En, lit. 'in the power of:' see Note c, ch. 3.11.
      • g 12:25 - Ginosko, ver. 15, objective knowledge. In ver. 25 it is Oida, conscious knowledge. See Note, 1Cor. 8.1.
      • h 12:35 - See Note, ver. 20.
      • i 12:36 - See Note d, 1Pet. 3.15.
      • j 12:41 - Lit. 'heralding,' as Rom. 16.25.