Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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,

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 reign of the heavens is like to treasure hid in the field, which a man having found did hide, and from his joy goeth, and all, as much as he hath, he selleth, and buyeth that field. 45 'Again, the reign of the heavens is like to a man, a merchant, seeking goodly pearls, 46 who having found one pearl of great price, having gone away, hath sold all, as much as he had, and bought it.


Cross References

Job 28:18

Corals and pearl are not remembered, The acquisition of wisdom is above rubies.

Psalm 4:6-7

Many are saying, 'Who doth show us good?' Lift on us the light of Thy face, O Jehovah,

Psalm 39:6-7

Only, in an image doth each walk habitually, Only, in vain, they are disquieted, He heapeth up and knoweth not who gathereth them.

Proverbs 3:13-18

O the happiness of a man who hath found wisdom, And of a man who bringeth forth understanding.

Proverbs 8:10-11

Receive my instruction, and not silver, And knowledge rather than choice gold.

Proverbs 8:18-20

Wealth and honour are with me, Lasting substance and righteousness.

Ecclesiastes 2:2-12

Of laughter I said, 'Foolish!' and of mirth, 'What is this it is doing?'

Ecclesiastes 12:8

Vanity of vanities, said the preacher, the whole is vanity.

Ecclesiastes 12:13

The end of the whole matter let us hear: -- 'Fear God, and keep His commands, for this is the whole of man.

Matthew 13:24

Another simile he set before them, saying: 'The reign of the heavens was likened to a man sowing good seed in his field,

Matthew 16:26

for what is a man profited if he may gain the whole world, but of his life suffer loss? or what shall a man give as an exchange for his life?

Matthew 22:5

and they, having disregarded it, went away, the one to his own field, and the other to his merchandise;

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