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Matthew 18:33 DBY

33 shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-bondman, as *I* also had compassion on thee?

Study tools for Matthew 18:33

  • a 18:3 - Or 'in no wise:' a strengthened negative.
  • b 18:4 - The Greek word is the comparative, hence 'greater' than others: it is thus characteristic, not personal. 'Greatest' answers to it in English.
  • c 18:6 - Lit. an 'ass-millstone,' i.e. turned by an ass, as too great for the hand.
  • d 18:9 - That is, 'be a snare to,' verb from Skandalon: see Note, ch. 13.57.
  • e 18:9 - Gehenna.
  • f 18:14 - Lit. 'there is no will before your Father:' cf. ch. 11.26.
  • g 18:15 - See Note d, John 3.20.
  • h 18:16 - Lit. 'mouth:' see Deut. 19.15.
  • i 18:23 - Lit. 'a man a king.'
  • j 18:32 - The word denotes more a consequence or motive than a cause: see 'since,' ch. 27.6; 'forasmuch,' Luke 1.1. Hence used when a negative cause, so to speak, is spoken of, as Luke 1.34; Rom. 11.6.