Matthew 13:45

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Againe, the kingdome of heauen is like vnto a marchant man, seeking goodly pearles:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine pearls,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is a merchant seeking goodly pearls:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a trader searching for beautiful jewels.
- Basic English Bible

Again, the kingdom of the heavens is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls;
- Darby Bible

Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking goodly pearls:
- Webster's Bible

Again the Kingdom of the Heavens is like a jewel merchant who is in quest of choice pearls.
- Weymouth Bible

Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls,
- World English Bible

Eftsoone the kyngdom of heuenes is lijk to a marchaunt, that sechith good margaritis;
- Wycliffe Bible

`Again, the reign of the heavens is like to a man, a merchant, seeking goodly pearls,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 13:45


13:45 The kingdom of heaven - That is, one who earnestly seeks for


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 13:45


Mt 13:45 Like unto a merchantman seeking goodly pearls. Pearls were then esteemed as the most valuable ornaments, and were sought by merchants on distant shores, the most valuable being brought from the Indian Ocean.

Discussion for Matthew 13:45

Bible Options