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New International Version
So don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
New Living Translation
So don’t be afraid; you are more valuable to God than a whole flock of sparrows.
English Standard Version
Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.
Berean Study Bible
So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Berean Literal Bible
Therefore you should not fear; you are worth more than many sparrows.
King James Bible
Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.
New King James Version
Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.
New American Standard Bible
So do not fear; you are more valuable than a great number of sparrows.
"So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
“Therefore do not fear; you are of more value than many sparrows.
So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
Christian Standard Bible
So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
So don't be afraid therefore; you are worth more than many sparrows.
American Standard Version
Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“You shall not be afraid, therefore; you are better than many sparrows.”
Contemporary English Version
So don't be afraid! You are worth much more than many sparrows.
Fear not therefore: better are you than many sparrows.
English Revised Version
Fear not therefore; ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Good News Translation
So do not be afraid; you are worth much more than many sparrows!
GOD'S WORD® Translation
Don't be afraid! You are worth more than many sparrows.
International Standard Version
So stop being afraid. You are worth more than a bunch of sparrows."
Literal Standard Version
therefore, do not be afraid, you are better than many sparrows.
So do not be afraid; you are more valuable than many sparrows.
New Heart English Bible
Therefore do not be afraid. You are of more value than many sparrows.
Weymouth New Testament
Away then with fear; you are more precious than a multitude of sparrows.
World English Bible
Therefore don't be afraid. You are of more value than many sparrows.
Young's Literal Translation
be not therefore afraid, than many sparrows ye are better.
Additional Translations ...
ContextFear God Alone
…30And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. 31So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. 32Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father in heaven.…
Look at the birds of the air: They do not sow or reap or gather into barns--and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?
How much more valuable is a man than a sheep! Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."
Treasury of Scripture
Fear you not therefore, you are of more value than many sparrows.
Matthew 6:26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
Matthew 12:11,12 And he said unto them, What man shall there be among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it fall into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out? …
Psalm 8:5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
Verse 31. - The minuteness of this care forbids you to fear; it is clear from it that you are worth more than even many sparrows. Fear ye (the Revised Version omits ye) not. The absence of ὑμεῖς lays all the more stress on the verb. Therefore. As the hairs of your head are all numbered; the following words are thus epexegetic. Ye. Emphatic here; ye who are God's sons. The thought is stronger than even that of the "faithful Creator," in 1 Peter 4:19. Are of more value than many sparrows. So, too, any man than a sheep (Matthew 12:12).
Parallel Commentaries ...
Strong's 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.
do not be afraid;
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 5399: From phobos; to frighten, i.e. to be alarmed; by analogy, to be in awe of, i.e. Revere.
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.
are worth more
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1308: From dia and phero; to bear through, i.e. transport; usually to bear apart, i.e. to toss about; subjectively, to 'differ', or surpass.
Adjective - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's 4765: A small bird, sparrow. Diminutive of strouthos; a little sparrow.
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