Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentMatthew 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.