Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

International Standard Version

"Again, the kingdom from heaven is like a merchant searching for 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:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like unto a merchant man, 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.

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 "Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found, and hid. In his joy, he goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field. 45 "Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls, 46 who having found one pearl of great price, he went and sold all that he had, and bought it.


Cross References

Job 28:18

No mention shall be made of coral or of crystal. Yes, the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Psalm 4:6-7

Many say, "Who will show us any good?" Yahweh, let the light of your face shine on us.

Psalm 39:6-7

"Surely every man walks like a shadow. Surely they busy themselves in vain. He heaps up, and doesn't know who shall gather.

Proverbs 3:13-18

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gets understanding.

Proverbs 8:10-11

Receive my instruction rather than silver; knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 8:18-20

With me are riches, honor, enduring wealth, and prosperity.

Ecclesiastes 2:2-12

I said of laughter, "It is foolishness;" and of mirth, "What does it accomplish?"

Ecclesiastes 12:8

"Vanity of vanities," says the Preacher. "All is vanity!"

Ecclesiastes 12:13

This is the end of the matter. All has been heard. Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.

Matthew 13:24

He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field,

Matthew 16:26

For what will it profit a man, if he gains the whole world, and forfeits his life? Or what will a man give in exchange for his life?

Matthew 22:5

But they made light of it, and went their ways, one to his own farm, another to his merchandise,

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