Matthew 27:6
Strong's Lexicon
The
Οἱ (Hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

chief priests
ἀρχιερεῖς (archiereis)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 749: High priest, chief priest. From arche and hiereus; the high-priest; by extension a chief priest.

picked up
λαβόντες (labontes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

the
τὰ (ta)
Article - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

pieces of silver
ἀργύρια (argyria)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 694: Neuter of a presumed derivative of arguros; silvery, i.e. cash; specially, a silverling.

[and] said,
εἶπαν (eipan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

It is unlawful
ἔξεστιν (exestin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1832: It is permitted, lawful, possible.

to put
βαλεῖν (balein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 906: (a) I cast, throw, rush, (b) often, in the weaker sense: I place, put, drop. A primary verb; to throw.

this
αὐτὰ (auta)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Neuter 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

into
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

the
τὸν (ton)
Article - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

treasury,
κορβανᾶν (korbanan)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2878: A gift, offering, anything consecrated to God.

since
ἐπεὶ (epei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1893: Of time: when, after; of cause: since, because; otherwise: else. From epi and ei; thereupon, i.e. Since.

it is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

blood
αἵματός (haimatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 129: Blood, literally, figuratively or specially; by implication, bloodshed, also kindred.

money.
τιμὴ (timē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5092: A price, honor. From tino; a value, i.e. Money paid, or valuables; by analogy, esteem, or the dignity itself.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
The chief priests took the silver and said, “ It’s not lawful to put it into the temple treasury, since it is blood money.”

New American Standard Bible
The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood."

King James Bible
And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
The chief priests picked up the coins and said, "It is against the law to put this into the treasury, since it is blood money."

New Living Translation
The leading priests picked up the coins. "It wouldn't be right to put this money in the Temple treasury," they said, "since it was payment for murder."

English Standard Version
But the chief priests, taking the pieces of silver, said, “It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since it is blood money.”

New American Standard Bible
The chief priests took the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put them into the temple treasury, since it is the price of blood."

King James Bible
And the chief priests took the silver pieces, and said, It is not lawful for to put them into the treasury, because it is the price of blood.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The chief priests took the silver and said, "It's not lawful to put it into the temple treasury, since it is blood money."

International Standard Version
The high priests picked up the pieces of silver and said, "It is not lawful to put this into the Temple treasury, because it is blood money."

NET Bible
The chief priests took the silver and said, "It is not lawful to put this into the temple treasury, since it is blood money."

American Standard Version
And the chief priests took the pieces of silver, and said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since it is the price of blood.

English Revised Version
And the chief priests took the pieces of silver, and said, It is not lawful to put them into the treasury, since it is the price of blood.

Young's Literal Translation
And the chief priests having taken the silverlings, said, 'It is not lawful to put them to the treasury, seeing it is the price of blood;'






Cross References
Matthew 27:5
And he cast down the pieces of silver in the temple, and departed, and went and hanged himself.

Matthew 27:7
And they took counsel, and bought with them the potter's field, to bury strangers in.

Mark 7:11
But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; he shall be free.

Matthew 1:1
The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.

Matthew 27:4
Saying, I have sinned in that I have betrayed the innocent blood. And they said, What is that to us? see thou to that.

Matthew 27:3
Then Judas, which had betrayed him, when he saw that he was condemned, repented himself, and brought again the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and elders,

Matthew 27:8
Wherefore that field was called, The field of blood, unto this day.

Matthew 27:9
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value;
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