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Matthew 5:47 ESV

47 And if you greet only your brothers,a what more are you doing than others? Do not even 1the Gentiles do the same?

References for Matthew 5:47

    • s 5:47 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters

      Study tools for Matthew 5:47

      • a 5:9 - Greek huioi; see preface
      • b 5:22 - Some manuscripts insert without cause
      • c 5:22 - Greek says Raca to (a term of abuse)
      • d 5:22 - Greek Gehenna; also verses 29, 30
      • e 5:26 - Greek kodrantes, Roman copper coin (Latin quadrans) worth about 1/64 of a denarius (which was a day's wage for a laborer)
      • f 5:37 - Or the evil one
      • g 5:40 - Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin
      • h 5:47 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters