Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Now Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in peace, According to Your word;

King James Version

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

Holman Bible

Now, Master, You can dismiss Your slave in peace, according to Your word.

International Standard Version

"Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace according to your promise,

A Conservative Version

Now dismiss thy bondman in peace, Master, according to thy word,

American Standard Version

Now lettest thou thy servant depart, Lord, According to thy word, in peace;

Amplified

And now, Lord, You are releasing Your servant to depart (leave this world) in peace, according to Your word.

An Understandable Version

"Master, you may now allow your servant to be released [i.e., die] in peace, according to what you said.

Anderson New Testament

Now, Lord, thou dost let thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word,

Bible in Basic English

Now you are letting your servant go in peace, O Lord, as you have said;

Common New Testament

"Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word;

Daniel Mace New Testament

Lord, thou wilt grant thy servant a happy death, according to thy promise.

Darby Translation

Lord, now thou lettest thy bondman go, according to thy word, in peace;

Godbey New Testament

Now, O Lord, thou art letting thy servant depart, in peace according to thy word;

Goodspeed New Testament

"Now, Master, you will let your slave go free In peace, as you promised,

John Wesley New Testament

now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Lord, now let thy slave depart in peace, according to thy word,

Julia Smith Translation

Now Lord, thou wilt loose thy servant, according to thy word, in peace :

King James 2000

Lord, now let your servant depart in peace, according to your word:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now dismiss your slave in peace, Lord, according to your word.

Modern King James verseion

Lord, now You will let Your servant depart in peace, according to Your word.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Lord, Now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace according to thy promise.

Moffatt New Testament

"Now, Master, thou canst let thy servant go, and go in peace, as thou didst promise;

Montgomery New Testament

"Now lettest thou thy slave depart, O Master; according to thy word in peace,

NET Bible

"Now, according to your word, Sovereign Lord, permit your servant to depart in peace.

New Heart English Bible

"Now you are releasing your servant, Sovereign Lord, according to your word, in peace;

Noyes New Testament

Lord! now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word;

Sawyer New Testament

Now, Master, dismiss thy servant according to thy word, in peace;

The Emphasized Bible

Now, dost thou dismiss thy servant, O Sovereign, according to thy declaration - in peace;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now dismiss thy servant, Lord, according to thy word, in peace;

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Now, Lord, thou wilt let thy servant go, According to thy word, in peace,

Webster

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

Weymouth New Testament

"Now, O Sovereign Lord, Thou dost send Thy servant away in peace, in fulfilment of Thy word,

Williams New Testament

"Now, Master, you will let your slave go free in peace, as you have promised;

World English Bible

"Now you are releasing your servant, Master, according to your word, in peace;

Worsley New Testament

and blessed God, and said, "Now, Lord, thou dismissest thy servant in peace, according to thy word;

Youngs Literal Translation

'Now Thou dost send away Thy servant, Lord, according to Thy word, in peace,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δεσπότης 
Despotes 
Usage: 10

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

lettest thou
ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241
Usage: 241

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

References

Context Readings

The Prophecy Of Simeon

28 then he took Him into his arms, and blessed God, and said, 29 "Now Lord, You are releasing Your bond-servant to depart in peace, According to Your word; 30 For my eyes have seen Your salvation,


Cross References

Genesis 15:15

"As for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you will be buried at a good old age.

Luke 2:26

And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive."

Psalm 37:37

Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright; For the man of peace will have a posterity.

Isaiah 57:1-2

The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands For the righteous man is taken away from evil,

Philippians 1:23

But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them."

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