Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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shows inference or continuation: for, because, indeed, but
for; it is, however, frequently used with an ellipsis of the clause to which it has reference, and its force must then be variously expressed: Mt. 15:27; 27:23, et al.; it is also sometimes epexegetic, or introductory of an intimated detail of circumstances, now, then, Mt. 1:18

Greek-English Concordance for γάρ

Matthew 1:20 But as he pondered this, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for (gar | γάρ | conj) that which has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit.
Matthew 1:21 And she will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for (gar | γάρ | conj) he will save his people from their sins.”
Matthew 2:2 saying, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? For (gar | γάρ | conj) we saw his star at its rising and have come to worship him.”
Matthew 2:5 They told him, “In Bethlehem of Judea, for (gar | γάρ | conj) thus it is written by the prophet:
Matthew 2:6 ‘And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for (gar | γάρ | conj) from you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.’”
Matthew 2:13 After they had gone, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph, saying, “Rise, take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you; for (gar | γάρ | conj) Herod is going to search for the child to destroy him.”
Matthew 2:20 saying, “Rise, take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, for (gar | γάρ | conj) those who were seeking the child’s life are dead.”
Matthew 3:2 “Repent, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Matthew 3:3 For (gar | γάρ | conj) this is he who was spoken of by Isaiah the prophet when he said, ‘The voice of one crying out in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord; make his paths straight.’”
Matthew 3:9 and do not presume you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father’; for (gar | γάρ | conj) I say to you that God is able from these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
Matthew 3:15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now; for (gar | γάρ | conj) in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he allowed him.
Matthew 4:6 and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, for (gar | γάρ | conj) it stands written: ‘He will command his angels concerning you,’ and, ‘on their hands they will hold you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”
Matthew 4:10 Then Jesus said to him, “Away with you, Satan! For (gar | γάρ | conj) it stands written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and serve him alone.’”
Matthew 4:17 From then on Jesus began to proclaim, “Repent, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
Matthew 4:18 As he was walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for (gar | γάρ | conj) they were fishermen.
Matthew 5:12 Rejoice and be very glad because your reward is great in heaven; for (gar | γάρ | conj) that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Matthew 5:18 I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth pass away, not a single iota or one little stroke will pass from the law until everything takes place.
Matthew 5:20 For (gar | γάρ | conj) I tell you that unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away for (gar | γάρ | conj) it is better for you to lose a part of your body than to have your whole body thrown into hell.
Matthew 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away for (gar | γάρ | conj) it is better for you to lose a part of your body than to have your whole body thrown into hell.
Matthew 5:46 For (gar | γάρ | conj) if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
Matthew 6:7 “And when you are praying, do not babble on, as the Gentiles do, for (gar | γάρ | conj) they think that they will be heard for their many words.
Matthew 6:8 Do not be like them, for (gar | γάρ | conj) your Father knows what you need before you ask him.
Matthew 6:14 “For (gar | γάρ | conj) if you forgive others their offenses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you;
Matthew 6:16 “And when you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for (gar | γάρ | conj) they disfigure their faces so that they will appear to others as fasting; I tell you the truth, they have their reward.
Matthew 6:21 For (gar | γάρ | conj) where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Matthew 6:24 “No one can serve two masters, for (gar | γάρ | conj) either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and possessions.
Matthew 6:32 for (gar | γάρ | conj) the Gentiles pursue all these things — for (gar | γάρ | conj) your heavenly Father knows that you need them all.
Matthew 6:34 Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for (gar | γάρ | conj) tomorrow will be anxious about itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
Matthew 7:2 For (gar | γάρ | conj) by the standard you judge you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you.
Matthew 7:8 For (gar | γάρ | conj) everyone who asks receives, and everyone who seeks finds, and for everyone who knocks it will be opened.
Matthew 7:12 “So whatever you would like others to do to you, do also to them, for (gar | γάρ | conj) this is the law and the prophets.
Matthew 7:25 When the rain came down, and the waters rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, it did not collapse because (gar | γάρ | conj) it had been founded on rock.
Matthew 7:29 for (gar | γάρ | conj) he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their scribes.
Matthew 8:9 For (gar | γάρ | conj) I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I say to this one, ‘Go!’ and he goes, and to another, ‘Come!’ and he comes, and to my servant, ‘Do this!’ and he does it.”
Matthew 9:5 For (gar | γάρ | conj) which is easier; to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Stand up and walk’?
Matthew 9:13 Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For (gar | γάρ | conj) I did not come to call the pious, but sinners, to repentance.”
Matthew 9:16 No one sews a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment, because (gar | γάρ | conj) the patch will pull away from the garment, and the tear will be worse.
Matthew 9:21 for (gar | γάρ | conj) she was saying to herself, “If I can only touch his garment, I will be healed.”
Matthew 9:24 he said, “Leave now, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the girl is not dead but only sleeping.” And they began to ridicule him.
Matthew 10:10 or a bag for your journey, or two tunics, or sandals, or a staff; for (gar | γάρ | conj) the worker deserves to be fed.
Matthew 10:17 And beware of men, for (gar | γάρ | conj) they will hand you over to the courts, and they will flog you in their synagogues;
Matthew 10:19 But when they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say; for (gar | γάρ | conj) what you are to say will be given to you at that time.
Matthew 10:20 For (gar | γάρ | conj) it will not be you speaking but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.
Matthew 10:23 When they persecute you in one town, flee to another; for (gar | γάρ | conj) I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
Matthew 10:26 “Therefore do not be afraid of them; for (gar | γάρ | conj) there is nothing covered that will not be uncovered, and hidden that will not be made known.
Matthew 10:35 For (gar | γάρ | conj) I came to turn a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law;
Matthew 11:13 For (gar | γάρ | conj) all the prophets and the law prophesied until John;
Matthew 11:18 For (gar | γάρ | conj) John came neither eating nor drinking, and they say, ‘He has a demon!’
Matthew 11:30 For (gar | γάρ | conj) my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”