Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

and said to them, Whosoever shall receive this little child in my name receives me, and whosoever shall receive me receives him that sent me. For he who is the least among you all, he is great.

New American Standard Bible

and said to them, "Whoever receives this child in My name receives Me, and whoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me; for the one who is least among all of you, this is the one who is great."

King James Version

And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Holman Bible

He told them, “Whoever welcomes this little child in My name welcomes Me. And whoever welcomes Me welcomes Him who sent Me. For whoever is least among you—this one is great.”

International Standard Version

Then he told them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, because the one who is least among all of you is the one who is greatest."

A Conservative Version

and he said to them, Whoever may receive this child in my name receives me, and whoever may receive me receives him who sent me, for he who exists smaller among you all, this man will be great.

American Standard Version

and said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this little child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same is great.

Amplified

And told them, Whoever receives and accepts and welcomes this child in My name and for My sake receives and accepts and welcomes Me; and whoever so receives Me so also receives Him Who sent Me. For he who is least and lowliest among you all -- "he is [the one who is truly] great.

An Understandable Version

and said to the disciples, "The person who welcomes this little child in my name [i.e., because he belongs to me], welcomes me [also]. And the person who welcomes me [i.e., into his life ?] welcomes God, who sent me. For that person who is the least [significant] among you men is the one who is the greatest [in importance]."

Anderson New Testament

and said to them: Whoever will receive this little child on my account, receives me; and whoever will receive me, receives him that sent me. For he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Bible in Basic English

And said to them, Whoever gives honour to this child in my name, gives honour to me: and whoever gives honour to me, gives honour to him who sent me: for whoever is least among you all, that man is great.

Common New Testament

and said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For he who is least among you all is the one who is great."

Daniel Mace New Testament

whoever receives such a child in my name, receives me: and he that receives me, receives him that sent me. for he that is least among you all, he shall be greatest.

Godbey New Testament

and said to them, Whosoever may receive this little child in my name receives me; and whosoever may receive me receives him that sent me. For he who is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Goodspeed New Testament

and said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child on my account is welcoming me, and whoever welcomes me, welcomes him who has sent me. For it is the lowliest among you all who is really great."

John Wesley New Testament

and sat him by him, And said to them, whosoever shall receive this child in my name, receiveth me; and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receives me, and whosoever shall receive me receives him that sent me; for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Julia Smith Translation

And he said to them, Whoever should receive this child in my name receives me: and whoever should receive me, receives him having sent me: for he being less among you all, the same shall be great.

King James 2000

And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receives me: and whosoever shall receive me receives him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For the one who is least among you all--this one is great."

Modern King James verseion

And He said to them, Whoever shall receive this child in My name receives Me. And whoever shall receive Me receives Him who sent Me. For he who is least among you all, he shall be great.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and said unto them, "Whosoever receiveth this child in my name, receiveth me. And whosoever receiveth me, receiveth him that sent me. For he that is least among you all, the same shall be great."

Moffatt New Testament

then he said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For it is the lowliest of you all who is great."

Montgomery New Testament

then he said to them. "Whoever shall receive this little child in my name receives me; and whoever shall receive me receives him that sent me. For it is the lowliest among you all who is great."

NET Bible

and said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, for the one who is least among you all is the one who is great."

New Heart English Bible

and said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in my name receives me. Whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For whoever is least among you all, this one will be great."

Noyes New Testament

and said to them, Whoever receiveth this child in my name, receiveth me; and whoever receiveth me, receiveth him who sent me. For he that is least among you all, he is great.

Sawyer New Testament

and said to them, Whoever receives this little child in my name, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives him that sent me. For he that is least among you all, he shall be the greatest.

The Emphasized Bible

and said unto them - Whosoever shall give welcome unto this child, on my name, unto me, giveth welcome; and, whosoever, unto me, giveth welcome, giveth welcome unto him that sent me forth. For, he who is least among you all, the same, is, great.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this little child in my name, receiveth me; and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth Him that sent me: for he who is the least among you all, he shall be great.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And then said to them: "Any one who, for the sake of my Name, welcomes even this little child is welcoming me; and any one who welcomes me is welcoming him who sent me as his Messenger. For whoever is lowliest among you all--that man is great."

Webster

And said to them, Whoever shall receive this child in my name, receiveth me; and whoever shall receive me, receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.

Weymouth New Testament

and said to them, "Whoever for my sake receives this little child, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives Him who sent me. For the lowliest among you all--he is the greatest."

Williams New Testament

Then He said to them, "Whoever welcomes this little child on my account is welcoming me, and whoever welcomes me is welcoming Him who sent me; for the one who is lowliest among you all is really great."

World English Bible

and said to them, "Whoever receives this little child in my name receives me. Whoever receives me receives him who sent me. For whoever is least among you all, this one will be great."

Worrell New Testament

and said to them, "Whosoever shall receive this child in My name, receives Me; and whosoever receives Me receives Him who sent Me; for he that is least among you all, the same is great."

Worsley New Testament

Whosoever shall receive this little child for my sake, receiveth me: and he that receiveth me, receiveth Him that sent me. For he that is lest among you all, shall be great.

Youngs Literal Translation

and said to them, 'Whoever may receive this child in my name, doth receive me, and whoever may receive me, doth receive Him who sent me, for he who is least among you all -- he shall be great.'

Interlinear

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

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

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


Usage: 0

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30
Usage: 30

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30
Usage: 30

me
ἐμέ 
Eme 
ἐμέ 
Eme 
μέ 
me 
me, I, my, myself
me, I, my, myself
me, I, my, not tr
Usage: 26
Usage: 26
Usage: 122

and

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

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

he that is
ὑπάρχω 
Huparcho 
be, have, live, after, not tr
Usage: 41

μικρός μικρότερος 
Mikros 
Usage: 15

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

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

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

References

Context Readings

The Question About Who Is Greatest

47 And Jesus, seeing the reasoning of their heart, having taken a little child set it by him, 48 and said to them, Whosoever shall receive this little child in my name receives me, and whosoever shall receive me receives him that sent me. For he who is the least among you all, he is great. 49 And John answering said, Master, we saw some one casting out demons in thy name, and we forbad him, because he follows not with us.


Cross References

Luke 10:16

He that hears you hears me; and he that rejects you rejects me; and he that rejects me rejects him that sent me.

John 13:20

Verily, verily, I say to you, He who receives whomsoever I shall send receives me; and he that receives me receives him who has sent me.

Proverbs 18:12

Before destruction the heart of man is haughty; and before honour goeth humility.

Matthew 10:40-42

He that receives you receives me, and he that receives me receives him that sent me.

Matthew 18:5-6

and whosoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receives me.

Matthew 18:10

See that ye do not despise one of these little ones; for I say unto you that their angels in the heavens continually behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 18:14

So it is not the will of your Father who is in the heavens that one of these little ones should perish.

Matthew 19:28

And Jesus said to them, Verily I say unto you, That ye who have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit down upon his throne of glory, ye also shall sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Matthew 23:11-12

But the greatest of you shall be your servant.

Matthew 25:40

And the King answering shall say to them, Verily, I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have done it to one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it to me.

Matthew 25:45

Then shall he answer them saying, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye have not done it to one of these least, neither have ye done it to me.

Mark 9:37

Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receives me; and whosoever shall receive me, does not receive me, but him who sent me.

Luke 7:28

for I say unto you, Among them that are born of women a greater prophet is no one than John the baptist; but he who is a little one in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

Luke 14:11

for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted.

Luke 22:26

But ye shall not be thus; but let the greater among you be as the younger, and the leader as he that serves.

Luke 22:30

that ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

John 12:44-45

But Jesus cried and said, He that believes on me, believes not on me, but on him that sent me;

John 14:21

He that has my commandments and keeps them, he it is that loves me; but he that loves me shall be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will manifest myself to him.

1 Thessalonians 4:8

He therefore that in this disregards his brother, disregards, not man, but God, who has given also his Holy Spirit to you.

1 Peter 5:3-4

not as lording it over your possessions, but being models for the flock.

1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in the due time;

Revelation 3:21

He that overcomes, to him will I give to sit with me in my throne; as I also have overcome, and have sat down with my Father in his throne.

Revelation 21:14

And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

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