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 12:8 For (gar | γάρ | conj) the Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath.”
Matthew 12:33 “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree rotten and its fruit rotten; for (gar | γάρ | conj) the tree is known by its fruit.
Matthew 12:34 You offspring of snakes! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For (gar | γάρ | conj) out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
Matthew 12:37 For (gar | γάρ | conj) by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”
Matthew 12:40 For (gar | γάρ | conj) just as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish for three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.
Matthew 12:50 For (gar | γάρ | conj) whoever does the will of my Father in heaven, he is my brother and sister and mother.”
Matthew 13:12 For (gar | γάρ | conj) to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away.
Matthew 13:15 For (gar | γάρ | conj) the heart of this people has become dull, and with their ears they scarcely hear, and their eyes they have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears and understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them.’
Matthew 13:17 I tell you the truth, many prophets and righteous people longed to see the things you are seeing but did not see them, and to hear the things you are hearing but did not hear them.
Matthew 14:3 For (gar | γάρ | conj) Herod had arrested John, bound him, and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip;
Matthew 14:4 because (gar | γάρ | conj) John had been telling him, “It is not lawful for you to have her.”
Matthew 14:24 Meanwhile the boat, already far from land, was being tossed by the waves, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the wind was against it.
Matthew 15:2 “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For (gar | γάρ | conj) they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.”
Matthew 15:4 For (gar | γάρ | conj) God said, ‘Honor your father and mother,’ and, ‘Whoever speaks evil of his father or mother must be put to death.’
Matthew 15:19 For (gar | γάρ | conj) out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.
Matthew 15:27 “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but (gar | γάρ | conj) even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.”
Matthew 16:2 And he answered them, saying, “When evening comes, you say, ‘The weather will be fair, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the sky is red’;
Matthew 16:3 and in the morning, ‘It will be stormy today, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the sky is red and threatening.’ You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot evaluate the signs of the times?
Matthew 16:25 For (gar | γάρ | conj) whoever resolves to save his life will lose it; but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
Matthew 16:26 For (gar | γάρ | conj) what advantage will there be for a person if he gains the whole world yet forfeits his life? Or what will a person give in exchange for his life?
Matthew 16:27 For (gar | γάρ | conj) the Son of Man is to come in the glory of his Father with his angels, and then he will repay each person according to his conduct.
Matthew 17:15 and said, “Lord, take pity on my son, because he is an epileptic and suffers terribly; for (gar | γάρ | conj) he often falls into the fire and often into the water.
Matthew 17:20 He said to them, “Because of the poverty of your faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.”
Matthew 18:7 Woe to the world because of the things that cause people to sin! It is inevitable that such things come, but woe to the one through whom they come!
Matthew 18:10 “See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For (gar | γάρ | conj) I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 18:20 For (gar | γάρ | conj) where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there in their midst.”
Matthew 19:12 For (gar | γάρ | conj) there are eunuchs who have been that way from their mother’s womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by others, and there are eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who is able to accept this should accept it.”
Matthew 19:14 But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me and do not try to prevent them, for (gar | γάρ | conj) the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”
Matthew 19:22 But when the young man heard this, he went away greatly distressed, for (gar | γάρ | conj) he had many possessions.
Matthew 20:1 “For (gar | γάρ | conj) the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of an estate who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard.
Matthew 21:26 But if we say, ‘From man,’ we are afraid of the crowd, for (gar | γάρ | conj) they hold that John was a prophet.”
Matthew 21:32 For (gar | γάρ | conj) John came to show you the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him; but tax collectors and prostitutes did believe. And even when you saw it, you did not change your minds and believe him.
Matthew 22:14 For (gar | γάρ | conj) many are called, but few are chosen.”
Matthew 22:16 And they sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are true and teach the way of God in truth, and show deference to no one, for (gar | γάρ | conj) you are not swayed by appearances.
Matthew 22:28 Therefore in the resurrection, whose wife of the seven will she be? For (gar | γάρ | conj) they all had married her.”
Matthew 22:30 For (gar | γάρ | conj) in the resurrection they will neither marry nor be given in marriage, but will be like the angels in heaven.
Matthew 23:3 Therefore put into practice and continue to do whatever they tell you; but do not imitate what they do, for (gar | γάρ | conj) they teach but do not practice.
Matthew 23:5 They do all their deeds to be seen by others: they make their phylacteries broad and their tassels long,
Matthew 23:8 But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for (gar | γάρ | conj) you have but one teacher, and you are all brothers.
Matthew 23:9 And do not call anyone on earth your ‘father,’ for (gar | γάρ | conj) you have but one Father, and he is in heaven.
Matthew 23:13 “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut the kingdom of heaven in men’s faces. For (gar | γάρ | conj) you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in.
Matthew 23:17 You fools and blind men! For (gar | γάρ | conj) which is greater, the gold or the temple that makes the gold sacred?
Matthew 23:19 How blind you are! For (gar | γάρ | conj) which is greater, the gift or the altar that makes the gift sacred?
Matthew 23:39 For (gar | γάρ | conj) I say to you, you will see me no more until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’”
Matthew 24:5 For (gar | γάρ | conj) many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray.
Matthew 24:6 And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for (gar | γάρ | conj) this must take place but the end is not yet.
Matthew 24:7 For (gar | γάρ | conj) nation will rise up against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.
Matthew 24:21 For (gar | γάρ | conj) then there will be great suffering, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, and will never be again.
Matthew 24:24 For (gar | γάρ | conj) false messiahs and false prophets will appear, and they will perform great signs and wonders so as to lead astray, if that were possible, even the elect.
Matthew 24:27 For (gar | γάρ | conj) as the lightning comes from the east and flashes to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.