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Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament

Matthew 13:31

Is like (omoia estin).
Adjective for comparison with associative instrumental as in 13:13,44,45,47,52.

Grain of mustard seed (kokkwi sinapewv).
Single grain in contrast with the collective sperma (17:20).

Took and sowed (labwn espeiren).
Vernacular phrasing like Hebrew and all conversational style. In Koine.


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Bibliography Information
Robertson, A.T. "Commentary on Matthew 13:31". "Robertson's Word Pictures of the New Testament". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/rwp/view.cgi?book=mt&chapter=013&verse=031>. Broadman Press 1932,33, Renewal 1960.