New International Version
Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.
King James Bible
Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?
Darby Bible Translation
Are not five sparrows sold for two assaria? and one of them is not forgotten before God.
World English Bible
"Aren't five sparrows sold for two assaria coins? Not one of them is forgotten by God.
Young's Literal Translation
'Are not five sparrows sold for two assars? and one of them is not forgotten before God,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings? - See this explained on Matthew 10:29 (note), from which place we learn that two sparrows were sold for one farthing, and here; that five were sold for two farthings: thus we find a certain proportion - for one farthing you could get but two, while for two farthings you could get five.
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A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.--LUKE 12:15. A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.--Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith.--Godliness with contentment is great gain. Having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, …
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May 14. "But God" (Luke xii. 20).
October the Nineteenth Ready!
True Harvest Joy.
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father's care.
But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents.
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