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(and a sword will go through your heart also)

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so that the thoughts of the hearts of many will be revealed.”

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So that the thoughts of many hearts will be revealed (and a sword will pierce your heart also).”


1: “your heart also”

The Greek text includes this phrase as what we would call a parenthetical clause, and does so in the middle of the sentence. For us in English it makes more sense to place it at the end of the sentence.

2: “will be revealed”

Jesus issues a simple call which one must respond to with obedience or defiance. The way we choose to respond to Jesus reveals what is in our hearts.