Category Archives: Mat 05

Mat 05:43-48. v. 44 Love … pray … bless (3 imperatives)

Mat 5:44  But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, Greek? 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:38-42 v.41 Go … turn … yield … give.

Mat 5:39  turn to him the other also … 40 let him have your cloak as well … 41 go with him two miles. 42  Give to him who begs from you Imperative: There are four imperatives in the context: … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 5:33-37. v. 37 Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’

Imperative: Mat 5:37  Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’;    Context:  Mat 05:33  “Again you have heard that it was said to the men of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 5:31-32 ‘Whoever divorces his wife (no imperatives)

No Imperative: Mat 5:31 “It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife,   Context: Mat 5:31 “It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 But I say to you that every one … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:27-30 v. 29 Pluck … cast … cut. … 3 imperatives.

Mat 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it away … Mat 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away … Imperative: Mat 05:27-30 … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:21-26 v.22, 24, 25: Go, be reconciled, offer, be agreeing

Mat 5:24  leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. Mat 5:25  Make friends quickly with your accuser, Imperative: Mat 05:21-26 v.22, 24, 25: Go, be … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:17 “Think not that I have come to abolish (no imperatives)

Imperative: No imperative verbs are present. Context:  Mat 05:17  “Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18  For truly, I say to you, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:13-16 v. 16 “Let your light so shine before men

Imperative: Mat 05:13-16 v. 16 “Let your light so shine before men   Mat 05:13  “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for anything … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:01-12 v. 12 Rejoice and be glad

Imperative: Mat 05:01-12 v. 12 Rejoice and be glad Context: 1 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down his disciples came to him. 2 And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: 3 … Continue reading Continue reading

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