“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:”
King James Version (KJV)
13:45 The kingdom of heaven - That is, one who earnestly seeks for
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.
¶ 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