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Luke 12:6


Aren’t five sparrows sold for two pennies? 1  Yet not one of them is forgotten before God.


Ps 50:10,11; Ps 113:5,6; Ps 145:15,16; Ps 147:9; Mt 10:29; Lu 12:24,27

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sn The pennies refer to the 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 thing sold in the market. God knows about even the most financially insignificant things; see Isa 49:15.

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