Matthew 13:44

The Parable of the Hidden Treasure

44 "The kingdom of heaven 1is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy 2he goes and sells all that he has and 3buys that field.

Matthew 13:44 In-Context

42 and throw them into the fiery furnace. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
43 Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear.
44 "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls,
46 who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it.

Cross References 3

  • 1. Proverbs 2:4
  • 2. [Matthew 25:9; Proverbs 23:23; Philippians 3:7, 8]
  • 3. [Isaiah 55:1; Revelation 3:18]
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