Matthew 5:45 LEB

45 in order that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven, because he causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust.

Study tools for Matthew 5:45

  • a 5:1 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as temporal
  • b 5:1 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("sat down") which is understood as temporal
  • c 5:13 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("thrown") has been translated as a finite verb
  • d 5:21 - Literally "ancients"
  • e 5:21 - A quotation from Exod 20:13; Deut 5:17
  • f 5:22 - Greek "Raca," a term of verbal abuse involving lack of intelligence
  • g 5:22 - Perhaps with the idea of obstinate, godless foolishness; some take the word to be a Greek transliteration of the Hebrew word for "rebel" (Deut 21:18, 20)
  • h 5:24 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("come") has been translated as a finite verb
  • i 5:25 - Literally "be making friends quickly with your accuser"
  • j 5:27 - A quotation from Exod 20:14; Deut 5:17
  • k 5:31 - A quotation from Deut 24:1
  • l 5:33 - Literally "ancients"
  • m 5:33 - Or "do not break your oath"
  • n 5:33 - A quotation from Lev 19:12
  • o 5:37 - Or "is of evil"
  • p 5:38 - A quotation from Exod 21:24; Lev 24:20
  • q 5:39 - Some manuscripts have "your right cheek"
  • r 5:40 - Literally "leave to him"
  • s 5:41 - A Roman mile was originally a thousand paces, but was later fixed at eight stades (1,478.5 meters)
  • t 5:43 - A quotation from Lev 19:18
  • u 5:43 - An allusion to Deut 23:3-6