Matthew 10:29-31

29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.[a]
30 And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.

Matthew 10:29 in Other Translations

KJV
29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.
ESV
29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.
NLT
29 What is the price of two sparrows—one copper coin ? But not a single sparrow can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it.
MSG
29 "What's the price of a pet canary? Some loose change, right? And God cares what happens to it even more than you do.
CSB
29 Aren't two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them falls to the ground without your Father's consent.

Matthew 10:29-31 In-Context

27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs.
28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care.
30 And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven.
33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.

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Cross References 2

  • 1. 1 Samuel 14:45; 2 Samuel 14:11; 1 Kings 1:52; Luke 21:18; Acts 27:34
  • 2. Matthew 6:26; Matthew 12:12

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Or "will" ; or "knowledge"
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