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Matthew 12:40 NLT

40 For as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish for three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.

Study tools for Matthew 12:40

  • a 12:7 - Hos 6:6 (Greek version).
  • b 12:8 - “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • c 12:21 - Isa 42:1-4 (Greek version for 42:4 ).
  • d 12:24 - Greek Beelzeboul; also in 12:27 . Other manuscripts read Beezeboul; Latin version reads Beelzebub.
  • e 12:42 - Greek The queen of the south.
  • f 12:43 - Greek unclean.
  • g 12:47 - Some manuscripts do not include verse 47. Compare Mark 3:32 and Luke 8:20 .