Matthew 10:29

10:29 Aren’t two sparrows sold for a penny?55 Yet not one of them falls to the ground apart from your Father’s will.56

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sn The penny refers to an assarion, a small Roman copper coin. One of them was worth one-sixteenth of a denarius or less than a half hour’s average wage. Sparrows were the cheapest items sold in the market. God knows about even the most financially insignificant things; see Isa 49:15.


tn Or “to the ground without the knowledge and consent of your Father.”