Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And Simeon praised them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, he is laid for the fall and rising up of many in Israel; and for a sign spoken against;

New American Standard Bible

And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary His mother, "Behold, this Child is appointed for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and for a sign to be opposed--

King James Version

And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;

Holman Bible

Then Simeon blessed them and told His mother Mary: “Indeed, this child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be opposed

International Standard Version

Then Simeon blessed them and told Mary, his mother, "This infant is destined to cause many in Israel to fall and rise. Also, he will be a sign that will be opposed.

A Conservative Version

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this man is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign being repudiated

American Standard Version

and Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel; and for a sign which is spoken against;

Amplified

And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary His mother, Behold, this Child is appointed and destined for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that is spoken against -- "

An Understandable Version

Then Simeon [asked God to] bless them and said to Jesus' mother Mary, "Look, many Israelites will be caused to fall [i.e., into spiritual ruin] or rise [i.e., to spiritual renewal] because of Him. And [He will be] a 'sign' [for people] to speak against,

Anderson New Testament

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother: Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign to be spoken against,

Bible in Basic English

And Simeon gave them his blessing and said to Mary, his mother, See, this child will be the cause of the downfall and the lifting up of great numbers of people in Israel, and he will be a sign against which hard words will be said;

Common New Testament

Then Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, "Behold, this child is destined for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that will be spoken against

Daniel Mace New Testament

then Simeon gave them his benediction, and said to Mary his mother, "the child you now see, shall occasion many in Israel to fall and rise again; he will be the Object of calumny,

Darby Translation

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Lo, this child is set for the fall and rising up of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against;

Godbey New Testament

And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary, His mother; Behold, he is appointed unto the fall and rising of many in Israel, and unto a sign which is spoken against;

Goodspeed New Testament

And he gave them his blessing, and said to Mary, the child's mother, "This child is destined to cause the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a portent that will be much debated??35 you yourself will be pierced to the heart??nd so the thoughts of many minds will be revealed."

John Wesley New Testament

Behold this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign which shall be spoken against,

King James 2000

And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, "Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and for a sign that is opposed--

Modern King James verseion

And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary His mother, Behold, this One is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, "Behold, this child shall be the fall, and resurrection, of many in Israel: And a sign which shall be spoken against.

Moffatt New Testament

but Symeon blessed them, and to his mother Mary he said, "This child is destined for the downfall as well as for the rise of many a one in Israel; destined to be a Sign for man's attack ??35 to bring out the secret aims of many a heart. And your own soul will be pierced by a spear."

Montgomery New Testament

"Behold this child is set for the falling and rising up of many in Israel, and for a sign which is spoken against.

NET Bible

Then Simeon blessed them and said to his mother Mary, "Listen carefully: This child is destined to be the cause of the falling and rising of many in Israel and to be a sign that will be rejected.

New Heart English Bible

and Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary, his mother, "Look, this child is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which is spoken against.

Noyes New Testament

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign that will be spoken against;

Sawyer New Testament

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against,

The Emphasized Bible

And Symeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother - Lo! this one, is being set for the falling and rising of many in Israel, and for a sign to be spoken against;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is appointed for the fall, and rising again of many in Israel; and for a marked object to be spoken against;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Simeon gave them his blessing, and said to Mary, the child's mother: "This child is appointed to be the cause of the fall and rise of many in Israel, and to be a sign much spoken against--

Webster

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;

Weymouth New Testament

Symeon blessed them and said to Mary the mother, "This child is appointed for the falling and the uprising of many in Israel and for a token to be spoken against;

Williams New Testament

Then Symeon gave them his blessing, and said to Mary, the child's mother, "This child is destined to bring the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and to be a sign continuously disputed --

World English Bible

and Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary, his mother, "Behold, this child is set for the falling and the rising of many in Israel, and for a sign which is spoken against.

Worsley New Testament

And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is appointed for the fall and rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign which shall be spoken against,

Youngs Literal Translation

and Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, 'Lo, this one is set for the falling and rising again of many in Israel, and for a sign spoken against --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Συμεών 
Sumeon 
Usage: 7

εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39


Usage: 0

and





and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

Μαρία Μαριάμ 
Maria 
Usage: 52

his

Usage: 0

μήτηρ 
meter 
Usage: 55

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

child is set
κεῖμαι 
Keimai 
lie, be laid, be set, be appointed, be, be made, laid up, there
Usage: 23

for
εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267

the fall
πτῶσις 
Ptosis 
Usage: 1

ἀνάστασις 
Anastasis 
Usage: 34

of many
πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

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

Ἰσραήλ 
Israel 
Usage: 57

a sign
σημεῖον 
Semeion 
Usage: 56

References

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Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

The Prophecy Of Simeon

33 And Joseph and his mother were wondering at the things spoken of him. 34 And Simeon praised them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, he is laid for the fall and rising up of many in Israel; and for a sign spoken against; 35 (And also a spear shall pass through the soul of thyself,) so that the reasonings from many hearts might be revealed.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 1:23

And we proclaim Christ crucified, to the Jews truly a stumbling-block, and to the Greeks foolishness;

Matthew 21:44

And he falling upon this stone shall be crushed: but upon whomsoever it should fall, it shall winnow him.

Acts 28:22

And we desire to hear from thee what thou thinkest: for truly of this sect it is known to us that it is everywhere spoken against.

1 Peter 2:7-8

Therefore honour to you believing: and to the unbelieving, the stone which the builders disapproved of has become the head of the corner,

Genesis 14:19

And he will bless him, and will say, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessing the heavens and the earth.

Genesis 47:7

And Joseph will bring Jacob his father and will set him before Pharaoh, and Jacob will bless Pharaoh.

Exodus 39:43

And Moses will see all the work, and behold, they made it as Jehovah commanded, thus did they: and Moses praised them.

Leviticus 9:22-23

And Aaron will lift up his hand to the people, and bless them; and come down from the doing the sin, and the burnt-offering, and the peace.

Psalm 22:6-8

And I a worm and not a man; a reproach of man, and the people despised me.

Psalm 69:9-12

For the zeal of thy house devoured me, and the reproaches of those reproaching thee fell upon me.

Isaiah 8:14-15

And he was for a holy place and for a stone of striking, and for a rock of falling to the two houses of Israel; for a trap net and for a snare to the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 8:18

Behold me and the children which Jehovah gave to me for signs and for wonders in Israel from Jehovah of armies dwelling in mount Zion.

Hosea 14:9

Who being wise, and he shall understand these things? and knowing, and he shall know them? for the ways of Jehovah are straight, and the just shall go in them: and they transgressing shall be weak in them.

Matthew 11:19

The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man a glutton, and wine drinker, a friend of publicans and sinful; and wisdom has been justified from her children.

Matthew 12:46

And he yet speaking to the crowds, behold, his mother and brethren stood without, seeking to speak to him.

Matthew 26:65-67

Then the chief priest tore his garments, saying, That he blasphemed: what further need have we of witnesses? see, now ye have heard his blasphemy.

Matthew 27:40-45

And saying, He loosing the temple, and building in three days, save thyself: if thou art the Son of God, come down from the cross.

Matthew 27:63

Saying, Lord, we remember that that impostor said, yet living, After three days, I arise.

John 3:20

For every one doing bad things hates the light, and he comes not to the light, lest his works should be rebuked.

John 5:18

For this therefore the Jews sought the more to kill him, for not only did he loose the sabbath, but also he called God his own Father, making himself equal to God.

John 8:48-52

Then answered the Jews, and said to him, Say we not well that thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon?

John 9:24-29

Then called they the man of a second time, who was blind, and said to him, Give glory to God: we know that this man is sinful.

Acts 2:36-41

Therefore let all the house of Israel know certainly, that God made him Lord and Christ, this Jesus whom ye crucified.

Acts 3:15-19

And ye killed the Author of life, whom God raised from the dead; of whom we are witnesses.

Acts 4:26

Kings of the earth stood up, and rulers were gathered together upon one and the same, against the Lord, and against his Christ.

Acts 6:7

And the word of God increased: and the number of disciples was multiplied greatly in Jerusalem; and a great crowd of priests listened to the faith.

Acts 9:1-20

And Saul, yet breathing out threatening and murder against the disciples of the Lord, having come to the chief priest,

Acts 13:45

And the Jews, having seen the crowds, were filled with envy, and spake against the things said by Paul, contradicting and defaming.

Acts 17:6

And not having found them, they drew Jason and certain brethren to the rulers of the city, crying, That those having subverted the habitable globe, these also are present here;

Acts 24:5

For having found this man a scourge, and moving sedition to all Jews in the habitable globe, and standing in the first rank of the sect of Nazarites:

Romans 9:32

Wherefore? Because not of faith, but as of the works of the law. For they stumbled at the stumblingstone;

2 Corinthians 2:15-16

For we are to God a sweet odor of Christ, in the saved, and in the host:

Hebrews 7:1

For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the most high God, having met Abraham returning from the cutting off of the kings, and praised him;

Hebrews 7:7

And without all controversy the less is praised of the better.

Hebrews 12:1-3

Wherefore we also having such a cloud of witnesses lying round about us, having laid down every weight, and sin easily captivating, by patience we should run the race set before us,

1 Peter 4:14

If ye be reproached in the name of Christ, ye happy; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: by them truly he is defamed, and by you he is praised.

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