Matthew 4:17 DBY

17 From that time began Jesus to preach and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of the heavens has drawn nigh.

Study tools for Matthew 4:17

  • a 4:4 - Deut. 8.3.
  • b 4:5 - Hieron, the general buildings. The house itself, the shrine, is Naos.
  • c 4:6 - Ps. 91.11-12.
  • d 4:7 - Deut. 6.16.
  • e 4:7 - 'Jehovah:' see ch. 1.20.
  • f 4:10 - Proskuneo: an act of personal reverence and homage. What in modern language is called 'worship' is Latreuo, as 'serve,' ver. 10. The nearest to this in the use of proskuneo is John 4.23,24.
  • g 4:10 - Deut. 6.13.
  • h 4:11 - Diakoneo, as ch. 27.55; and 'serve,' ch. 20.28.
  • i 4:13 - The Lake of Tiberias: see John 6.1.
  • j 4:14 - Isa. 9.1,2.
  • k 4:20 - Lit. 'the trawl-nets.' The word is supposed to derive from the verb 'to cast:' so Mark 1.18; Luke 5.2-6; John 21.6-11; 'seine,' in Matt. 13.47, is a net drawn round from the shore.
  • l 4:24 - 'Torments,' or 'tortures.'
  • m 4:25 - Meaning, 'ten towns' -- a district with ten towns in NE. Palestine.