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Matthew 3:12 LEB

12 His winnowing shovel [is] in his hand, and he will clean out his threshing floor and will gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

Study tools for Matthew 3:12

  • a 3:6 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("confessed") which is understood as temporal
  • b 3:7 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as temporal
  • c 3:14 - *The imperfect verb is understood as conative ("tried to")
  • d 3:14 - Literally "I have need"
  • e 3:15 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("answered") has been translated as a finite verb
  • f 3:16 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was baptized") which is understood as temporal
  • g 3:16 - Some manuscripts have "opened to him"
  • h 3:16 - Some manuscripts have "and coming"
  • i 3:17 - The words "[there was]" are not in the Greek text, but are supplied to make a complete sentence in English