Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

"Again, the kingdom from heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.

New American Standard Bible

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls,

King James Version

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:

Holman Bible

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls.

A Conservative Version

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like a man, a merchant, seeking fine pearls.

American Standard Version

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is a merchant seeking goodly pearls:

Amplified

Again the kingdom of heaven is like a man who is a dealer in search of fine and precious pearls,

An Understandable Version

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is similar to a [retail] merchant searching to buy some fine pearls.

Anderson New Testament

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking goodly pearls.

Bible in Basic English

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a trader searching for beautiful jewels.

Common New Testament

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Again, the heavenly kingdom is like a merchant-man, who is in quest of curious pearls:

Darby Translation

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls;

Godbey New Testament

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like unto a man seeking beautiful pearls:

Goodspeed New Testament

"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a dealer in search of fine pearls.

John Wesley New Testament

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking goodly pearls:

Julia Smith Translation

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like to a man, a wholesale merchant, seeking beautiful pearls:

King James 2000

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking fine pearls:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.

Modern King James verseion

Again, the kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant, that seeketh good pearls,

Moffatt New Testament

Again, the Realm of heaven is like a trader in search of fine pearls;

Montgomery New Testament

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of beautiful pearls.

NET Bible

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls.

New Heart English Bible

"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls,

Noyes New Testament

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking goodly pearls.

Sawyer New Testament

Again; the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls,

The Emphasized Bible

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is, like, unto, a merchant, seeking beautiful pearls, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchantman in search of beautiful pearls:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant in search of choice pearls.

Webster

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking goodly pearls:

Weymouth New Testament

"Again the Kingdom of the Heavens is like a jewel merchant who is in quest of choice pearls.

Williams New Testament

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a gem-dealer who was looking for beautiful pearls.

World English Bible

"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls,

Worrell New Testament

"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls;

Worsley New Testament

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking precious pearls,

Youngs Literal Translation

'Again, the reign of the heavens is like to a man, a merchant, seeking goodly pearls,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πάλιν 
Palin 
Usage: 120

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ὅμοιος 
Homoios 
Usage: 26

ἔμπορος 
Emporos 
Usage: 4

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
Usage: 79

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Valuable Pearl

44 "The kingdom from heaven is like treasure hidden in a field that a man found and hid. In his excitement he went and sold everything he had and bought that field." 45 "Again, the kingdom from heaven is like a merchant searching for fine pearls. 46 When he found a very valuable pearl, he went and sold everything he had and bought it."


Cross References

Job 28:18

Don't even bother to mention coral and crystal wisdom is more valuable than a bag of rubies.

Psalm 4:6-7

Many are asking, "Who will help us to see better days?" LORD, may the light of your favor shine upon us.

Psalm 39:6-7

In fact, people walk around as shadows. Surely, they busy themselves for nothing, heaping up possessions but not knowing who will get them.

Proverbs 3:13-18

How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,

Proverbs 8:10-11

Grab hold of my instruction in lieu of money and knowledge instead of the finest gold,

Proverbs 8:18-20

Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.

Ecclesiastes 2:2-12

"Senseless," said I concerning laughter and pleasure, "How practical is this?"

Ecclesiastes 12:8

"Utterly pointless," says the Teacher. "Everything is pointless."

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let the conclusion of all of these thoughts be heard: Fear God and obey his commandments, for this is what it means to be human.

Matthew 13:24

He presented another parable to them: "The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 16:26

because what profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Or what can a person give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 22:5

But they paid no attention to this and went away, one to his farm, another to his business.

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