28For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?
For
StrongsID:
g1063
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
γάρ
Transliteration:
gár
Pronounciation:
gar
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):--and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
which
StrongsID:
g5101
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
τίς
Transliteration:
tís
Pronounciation:
tis
Part of Speech:
Interrogative Pronoun
Strongs Glossary:
probably emphatic of τὶς; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions):--every man, how (much), + no(-ne, thing), what (manner, thing), where (-by, -fore, -of, -unto, - with, -withal), whether, which, who(-m, -se), why.
of
StrongsID:
g1537
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐκ
Transliteration:
ek
Pronounciation:
ex
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause; literal or figurative; direct or remote):--after, among, X are, at, betwixt(-yond), by (the means of), exceedingly, (+ abundantly above), for(- th), from (among, forth, up), + grudgingly, + heartily, X heavenly, X hereby, + very highly, in, …ly, (because, by reason) of, off (from), on, out among (from, of), over, since, X thenceforth, through, X unto, X vehemently, with(-out). Often used in composition, with the same general import; often of completion.
you
StrongsID:
g5216
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὑμῶν
Transliteration:
hymōn
Pronounciation:
hoo-mone'
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
genitive case of ὑμεῖς; of (from or concerning) you:--ye, you, your (own, -selves).
intending
StrongsID:
g2309
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θέλω
Transliteration:
thélō
Pronounciation:
eth-el-eh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
apparently strengthened from the alternate form of αἱρέομαι; to determine (as an active option from subjective impulse; whereas βούλομαι properly denotes rather a passive acquiescence in objective considerations), i.e. choose or prefer (literally or figuratively); by implication, to wish, i.e. be inclined to (sometimes adverbially, gladly); impersonally for the future tense, to be about to; by Hebraism, to delight in:--desire, be disposed (forward), intend, list, love, mean, please, have rather, (be) will (have, -ling, - ling(-ly)).
to
build
StrongsID:
g3618
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
οἰκοδομέω
Transliteration:
oikodoméō
Pronounciation:
oy-kod-om-eh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from the same as οἰκοδομή; to be a house-builder, i.e. construct or (figuratively) confirm:--(be in) build(-er, -ing, up), edify, embolden.
a
tower
StrongsID:
g4444
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πύργος
Transliteration:
pýrgos
Pronounciation:
poor'-gos
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
apparently a primary word ("burgh"); a tower or castle:--tower.
sitteth
StrongsID:
g2523
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καθίζω
Transliteration:
kathízō
Pronounciation:
kath-id'-zo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
another (active) form for καθέζομαι; to seat down, i.e. set (figuratively, appoint); intransitively, to sit (down); figuratively, to settle (hover, dwell):--continue, set, sit (down), tarry.
not
StrongsID:
g3780
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
οὐχί
Transliteration:
ouchí
Pronounciation:
oo-khee'
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
intensive of οὐ; not indeed:--nay, not.
down
StrongsID:
g2523
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
καθίζω
Transliteration:
kathízō
Pronounciation:
kath-id'-zo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
another (active) form for καθέζομαι; to seat down, i.e. set (figuratively, appoint); intransitively, to sit (down); figuratively, to settle (hover, dwell):--continue, set, sit (down), tarry.
first
StrongsID:
g4412
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πρῶτον
Transliteration:
prōton
Pronounciation:
pro'-ton
Part of Speech:
Adverb
Strongs Glossary:
neuter of πρῶτος as adverb (with or without ὁ); firstly (in time, place, order, or importance):--before, at the beginning, chiefly (at, at the) first (of all).
and
counteth
StrongsID:
g5585
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ψηφίζω
Transliteration:
psēphízō
Pronounciation:
psay-fid'-zo
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from ψῆφος; to use pebbles in enumeration, i.e. (generally) to compute:--count.
the
cost
StrongsID:
g1160
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δαπάνη
Transliteration:
dapánē
Pronounciation:
dap-an'-ay
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
from (to devour); expense (as consuming):--cost.
whether
StrongsID:
g1487
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
εἰ
Transliteration:
ei
Pronounciation:
i
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.:--forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in εἴγε, εἰ δὲ μή(γε), εἰ καί, εἰ μή, εἰ μή τι, εἴ περ, εἴ πως, εἴ τις, ἐκ. See also ἐάν.
he
have
StrongsID:
g2192
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἔχω
Transliteration:
échō
Pronounciation:
skheh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
a primary verb; to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession; ability, contiuity, relation, or condition):--be (able, X hold, possessed with), accompany, + begin to amend, can(+ -not), X conceive, count, diseased, do + eat, + enjoy, + fear, following, have, hold, keep, + lack, + go to law, lie, + must needs, + of necessity, + need, next, + recover, + reign, + rest, + return, X sick, take for, + tremble, + uncircumcised, use.
sufficient
to
StrongsID:
g4314
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πρός
Transliteration:
prós
Pronounciation:
pros
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a strengthened form of πρό; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated):--about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), X together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
finish
StrongsID:
g535
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀπαρτισμός
Transliteration:
apartismós
Pronounciation:
ap-ar-tis-mos'
Part of Speech:
Noun Masculine
Strongs Glossary:
from a derivative of ἀπάρτι; completion:--finishing.
it