Matthew 10:29

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Are not two Sparrowes solde for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And {yet} not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? and not one of them shall fall on the ground without your Father:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Are not sparrows two a farthing? and not one of them comes to an end without your Father:
- Basic English Bible

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall to the ground without your Father;
- Darby Bible

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and not one of them shall fall on the ground without your Father.
- Webster's Bible

Do not two sparrows sell for a halfpenny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground without your Father's leave.
- Weymouth Bible

Aren't two sparrows sold for an assarion coin? Not one of them falls on the ground apart from your Father's will,
- World English Bible

Whether twei sparewis ben not seeld for an halpeny? and oon of hem shal not falle on the erthe with outen youre fadir.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Are not two sparrows sold for an assar? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 10:29


10:29-30 The particular providence of God is another reason for your not fearing man. For this extends to the very smallest things. And if he has such care over the most inconsiderable creatures, how much more will he take care of you, (provided you confess him before men, before powerful enemies of the truth,) and that not only in this life, but in the other also? #Luke 12:7|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 10:29


Mt 10:29 Two sparrows. Among the smallest and least valuable birds, yet under the Divine care. So cheap as to be offered in pairs for an insignificant coin, but God notes the fall of one.

Discussion for Matthew 10

  • A disciple
    As we get ready in the morning to go to work, or whatever we have for the day we have to first have a set time of sitting at Jesus' feet and hearing His Word. We have to set in order an account of ourselves to God like David wrote in the 5th Psalm so that we have nothing evil or unclean in us and thereby mislead ourselves that we are walking with God, while in our hearts may reside things that makes us unfit for His Presence. In this we do open our hearts to receive the fullness of the Spirit to teach us and direct our ways and that, so we may indeed be in the open with others as we are in the Secret Place of the Most HIGH. Remember always, that the Dove came down and lighted upon the Lamb: NOT a tiger or any other kind of viscous beast! It is a very deep and powerful Word which is told us "LET this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus.." It is a matter of our agreement with Him, that we walk like He walks, think like He thinks that we are of the Same Spirit and Faith of Jesus in God.
  • BSP
    When engaging in the ministry, we must be both cautious and wise. We must use discernment to know what to say and how to say it.
  • A disciple
    Hi Ann; Did you notice how that chapter 10 very closely resembles chapter 24, as well as what the Lord was telling the Apostles at the Last Supper in John 13-17? I think that tells us, that the Lord does not need to water down the truth just because we're new; but that He speaks the truth straight and direct. As we grow in grace and knowledge, and are able to understand more, He expounds more.
  • Anne
    In this chapter, Jesus prepares his disciples for Ministry to the Jews to teach them about the Kingdom of God.
  • BSP
    Verse 23: Jesus foresaw that many of his followers would be forced from their homes due to persecution. He advised ones to leave when things like that happened.
  • A disciple
    Jesus began to do and to teach, and to heal everyone who had need of healing; and then begins to charge His disciples to continue with the same work. In Matthew 5-7 was a similar thing, when Jesus began to teach about the character and nature of a disciple and now continues with what the disciples' work will be, and what kind life we should expect till He comes; just as He does at the Last Supper.

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