Matthew: Chapter 02

The Gospel According to Matthew. The 2nd Chapter
Ver.
Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
2:1 Therefore when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Juda, in the days of king Herod, lo! kings came from the east to Jerusalem, When Jesus was born in Bethlehem a town of Jewry, in the time of king Herod. Behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem When JESUS then was born at Bethlehem in Judea, in the days of Herod the King, behold, there came Wise men from the East to Jerusalem, Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came Wise men from the East to Hierusalem,
2:2 saying, Where is he, that is born the king of Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and we have come to worship him. saying: where is he that is born king of the Jews? we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. Saying, Where is the King of the Jews that is born? for we have seen his star in the East, and are come to worship him. Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his Star in the East, and are come to worship him.
2:3 But king Herod heard, and was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. Herod the king, after he had heard this, was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him, When King Herod heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Hierusalem with him.
2:4 And he gathered together all the princes of priests, and scribes of the people, and enquired of them, where Christ should be born. and he sent for all the chief priests and scribes of the people, and demanded of them where Christ should be born. And gathering together all the chief Priests & Scribes of the people, he asked of them, where Christ should be born. And when he had gathered all the chief Priests and Scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born.
2:5 And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Juda; for so it is written by a prophet, They said unto him: in Bethlehem a town of Jewry. For thus it is written by the prophet: And they said unto him, At Bethlehem in Judea: for so it is written by the Prophet, And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea: For thus it is written by the Prophet;
2:6 And thou, Bethlehem, the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda; for of thee a duke shall go out, that shall govern my people Israel. And thou Bethlehem in the land of Jewry, shalt not be the least as pertaining to the princes of juda. For out of thee shall come a captain, which shall govern my people israhel. And thou Bethlehem in the land of Juda, art not the least among the Princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come the governor that shall feed my people Israel. And thou Bethlehem in the land of Juda, art not the least among the Princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.
2:7 Then Herod called privily the kings, and busily learned of them the time of the star that appeared to them. Then Herod privily called the wise men, and diligently enquired of them, the time of the star that appeared. Then Herod privily called the Wise men, and diligently inquired of them the time of the star that appeared, Then Herod, when he had privily called the Wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the Star appeared:
2:8 And he sent them into Bethlehem, and said, Go ye, and ask ye busily of the child, and when ye have found, tell again to me, that I also come, and worship him. And sent them to bethlehem saying: when ye be come thither search diligently for the child. And when ye have found him bring me word, that I may come and worship him also. And sent them to Bethlehem, saying, Go, and search diligently for the babe: and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come also, and worship him. And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go, and search diligently for the young child, and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
2:9 And when they had heard the king, they went away. And lo! the star which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came, and stood above, where the child was. When they had heard the king, they departed, and lo the star which they saw in the east went before them, until it came and stood over the place where the child was. So when they had heard the King, they departed: and lo, the star which they had seen in the East, went before them, till it came, and stood over the place where the babe was. When they had heard the King, they departed, and lo, the Star which they saw in the East, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
2:10 And they saw the star, and joyed with a full great joy. When they saw the star, they were marvelously glad, And when they saw the star, they rejoiced with an exceeding great joy, When they saw the Star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
2:11 And they entered into the house, and found the child with Mary, his mother; and they felled down, and worshipped him. And when they had opened their treasures, they offered to him gifts, gold, incense, and myrrh. And entered into the house, and found the child with Mary his mother, and kneeled down and worshipped him, and opened their treasures, and offered unto him gifts, gold, frankincense, and myrrh. And went into the house, and found the babe with Marie his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him, and opened their treasures, and presented unto him gifts, even gold, and incense, and myrrh. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts, gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
2:12 And an answer taken in sleep, that they should not turn again to Herod, they be turned by another way into their own country. And after they were warned in their sleep, that they should not go again to Herod, they returned into their own country another way. And after they were warned of God in a dream, that they should not go again to Herod, they returned into their country another way. And being warned of God in a dream, that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.
2:13 And when they had gone away, lo! the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in sleep, saying, Rise up, and take the child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there, till that I say to thee; for it is to come, that Herod seek the child, to lose him. After that they were departed, lo the angel of the lord appeared to Joseph in his sleep saying: Arise and take the child and his mother, and fly into Egypt, and abide there till I bring thee word. For Herod will seek the child to destroy him. After their departure, behold the Angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, & take the babe and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be there till I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the babe, to destroy him. And when they were departed, behold, the Angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise and take the young child, and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child, to destroy him.
2:14 And Joseph rose up, and took the child and his mother by night, and went into Egypt, Then he arose, and took the child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt, So he arose and took the babe and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt, When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:
2:15 and he was there till the death of Herod; that it should be fulfilled, that was said of the Lord by the prophet, saying, From Egypt I have called my son. and was there unto the death of Herod, to fulfill that which was spoken of the lord, by the prophet, which saith: out of Egypt have I called my son. And was there unto the death of Herod, that it might be fulfilled, which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my Son. And was there until the death of Herod, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the Prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son.
2:16 Then Herod seeing that he was scorned of the kings, was full wroth; and he sent, and slew all the children, that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years age and within, after the time that he had sought out of the kings. Then Herod perceiving that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth and slew all the children that were in bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, as many as were two year old and under, according to the time which he had diligently searched out of the wise men. Then Herod, seeing that he was mocked of the Wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, & slew all the male children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two year old & under, according to the time which he had diligently searched out of the Wise men. Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the Wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time, which he had diligently enquired of the Wise men.
2:17 Then it was fulfilled, that was said by Jeremy, the prophet, saying, Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by the prophet Jeremi, saying: Then was that fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophet Jeremias, saying, Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremie the Prophet, saying,
2:18 A voice was heard on high, weeping and much wailing, Rachel beweeping her sons, and she would not be comforted, for they be not. On the hills was a voice heard, mourning, weeping, and great lamentation. Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted because they were not. In Rama was a voice heard, mourning, and weeping and great lamentation: Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they were not. In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.
2:19 Soothly Herod dead, lo! the angel of the Lord appeared in sleep to Joseph in Egypt, When Herod was dead, Lo an angel of the lord appeared unto Joseph in egypt And when Herod was dead, behold, an Angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, But when Herod was dead, behold, an Angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
2:20 saying, Rise up, and take the child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel; for they that sought the life of the child be dead. saying: arise and take the child and his mother, and go in to the land of Israhel. For they are dead which sought the child’s death. Saying, Arise, and take the babe and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the babe’s life. Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child’s life.
2:21 Joseph rose up, and took the child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel. Then he arose up, and took the child and his mother, and came into the land of Israhel. Then he arose up, and took the babe and his mother, and came into the land of Israel. And he arose, and took the young child and his mother, and came into the land of Israel.
2:22 And he heard that Archelaus reigned in Judaea for Herod, his father, and dreaded to go thither. And he was warned in sleep, and went into the parts of Galilee; But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Jewry, in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither, notwithstanding after he was warned in his sleep, he turned aside into the parts of galile, But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea instead of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: yet after he was warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galile, But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judea in the room of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee:
2:23 and he came, and dwelt in a city, that is called Nazareth, that it should be fulfilled, that was said by prophets, For he shall be called a Nazarene. and went and dwelt in a city called Nazareth, to fulfill that which was spoken by the prophets: He shall be called of Nazareth. And went and dwelt in a city called Nazaret, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophets, which was, That he should be called a Nazarite. And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene.

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