Category Archives: Mat 15

Mat 15:29-39. The Feeding of the Four Thousand (No imperative)

Imperative: Mat 15:29-39. The Feeding of the Four Thousand (No imperative spoken by Jesus) Context: Mat 15:29 And Jesus went on from there and passed along the Sea of Galilee. And he went up on the mountain, and sat down there. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 15:21-28. 28 Be it done for you as you desire.”

Imperative: Mat 15:21-28. 28 Be it done for you as you desire.” Context: Mat 15:21 And Jesus went away from there and withdrew to the district of Tyre and Sidon. Mat 15:22 And behold, a Canaanite woman from that region came … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 15:15-20. But Peter said to him, “Explain the parable to us.” (No imperative)

Imperative: Mat 15:15-20.  (No imperative spoken by Jesus) Context: Mat 15:15 But Peter said to him, “Explain the parable to us.” Mat 15:16 And he said, “Are you also still without understanding? Mat 15:17 Do you not see that whatever goes … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 15:12-14. 14 Leave them

Imperative: Mat 15:12-14. 14 Leave them Context:  Mat 15:12 Then the disciples came and said to him, “Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this saying?”Mat 15:13 He answered, “Every plant which my heavenly Father has … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 15:10-11. 10 “Hear and understand!”

Imperative: Mat 15:10-11. 10 “Hear and understand!” Context: Mat 15:10 And he called the people to him and said to them, “Hear and understand: Slight change of subject here from vv. 1-9 Mat 15:11 not what goes into the mouth defiles … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 15:1-9. 4 ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ … must die.

Imperative: Mat 15:1-9. 4 ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ … must die. Context: Mat 15:1 Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, Mat 15:2 “Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they … Continue reading Continue reading

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