Parable of the Hidden Treasure
44 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
Bible Knowledge Commentary – Matthew 13:44
13:44. In a fifth parable Jesus compared the kingdom of heaven to treasure hidden in a field. A man having discovered the treasure, then bought that field in order to have the treasure for himself. Since the Lord did not interpret this parable, a variety of interpretive views are held. In the flow of this chapter, it seems best to understand this to be a reference to Israel, God’s “treasured possession” (Ex. 19:5; Ps. 135:4). One reason Jesus came into the world was to redeem Israel, so that He could be viewed as the One who sold all He had…
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