Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Whoever may receive one of such children in my name, receives me, and whoever may receive me, does not receive me, but him who sent me.

New American Standard Bible

Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me.”

King James Version

Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Holman Bible

“Whoever welcomes one little child such as this in My name welcomes Me. And whoever welcomes Me does not welcome Me, but Him who sent Me.”

International Standard Version

"Whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me."

American Standard Version

Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Amplified

“Whoever receives and welcomes one child such as this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me receives not [only] Me, but Him who sent Me.”

An Understandable Version

"Whoever welcomes one such little child [as this] for my sake, welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me, does not welcome me [only], but [also] the One who sent me."

Anderson New Testament

Whoever will receive one of such children on my account, receives me; and whoever will receive me, receives not me, but him that sent me.

Bible in Basic English

Whoever will give honour to one such little child in my name, gives honour to me: and whoever gives honour to me, gives honour not to me, but to him who sent me.

Common New Testament

"Whoever receives one of these little children in my name receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

whoever receives such a child as this upon my account, receives me; and he that receiveth me, does not so properly receive me, as the commands of him that sent me.

Darby Translation

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.

Godbey New Testament

Whosoever may receive one of such little children in my name, receives me: and whosoever may receive me, receives not me, but Him that sent me.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Whoever welcomes one child like this on my account is welcoming me, and whoever welcomes me, welcomes not me but him who has sent me."

John Wesley New Testament

receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not only me, but him that sent me.

Julia Smith Translation

Whoever should receive ones of such young children in my name, receives me: and whoever should receive me, receives not me, but him sending me.

King James 2000

Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receives me: and whosoever shall receive me, receives not me, but him that sent me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Whoever welcomes one of the young children such as these in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me, but the one who sent me."

Modern King James verseion

Whoever receives one of such children on My name receives Me. And whoever receives Me does not only receives Me, but Him who sent Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"Whosoever receive any such a child in my name, receiveth me:

Moffatt New Testament

"Whoever receives one of these little ones in my name receives me, and whoever receives me receives not me but him who sent me."

Montgomery New Testament

"Whoever in my name receives one such little child, receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me, but Him who sent me."

NET Bible

"Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me."

New Heart English Bible

"Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, does not receive me, but him who sent me."

Noyes New Testament

Whoever receiveth one of these children in my name, receiveth me; and whoever receiveth me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Sawyer New Testament

Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me, but him that sent me.

The Emphasized Bible

Whosoever, unto, one ofthese children, shall give welcome, upon my name, unto me, giveth welcome; and, whosoever, unto me, giveth welcome, not, unto me, giveth welcome, but, unto him that sent me.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me merely, but him that sent me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Any one who, for the sake of my Name, welcomes even a little child like this is welcoming me, and any one who welcomes me is welcoming not me, but him who sent me as his Messenger."

Webster

Whoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Weymouth New Testament

"Whoever for my sake receives one such young child as this, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not so much me as Him who sent me."

Williams New Testament

"Whoever, as a disciple of mine, welcomes one little child like this, welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me, welcomes not merely me but Him who sent me."

World English Bible

"Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, doesn't receive me, but him who sent me."

Worrell New Testament

"Whosoever receives one of such little children in My name, receives Me; and whosoever receives Me, receives not Me, but Him Who sent Me."

Worsley New Testament

Whoever shall receive one of these little children in my name, receiveth me; and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me only, but Him that sent me.

Youngs Literal Translation

'Whoever may receive one of such children in my name, doth receive me, and whoever may receive me, doth not receive me, but Him who sent me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30
Usage: 30

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

of such
τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

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 
ἐμέ 
Eme 
me, I, my, myself
me, I, my, myself
me, I, my, myself
Usage: 26
Usage: 26
Usage: 26

and

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

ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Question About Who Is Greatest

36 And having taken a child, he set it in the midst of them. And after embracing it, he said to them, 37 Whoever may receive one of such children in my name, receives me, and whoever may receive me, does not receive me, but him who sent me. 38 And John answered him, saying, Teacher, we saw a certain man, who does not follow us, casting out demons in thy name, and we forbade him, because he does not follow us.


Cross References

Matthew 18:3-5

And he said, Truly I say to you, if ye are not turned, and become as children, ye will, no, not enter into the kingdom of the heavens.

Luke 10:16

He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.

Matthew 10:40-42

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

Matthew 18:10

See that ye not disparage one of these little ones, for I say to you, that in the heavens their agents do always behold the face of my Father in the heavens.

Matthew 25:40

And having answered, the King will say to them, Truly I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brothers, the least, ye did it to me.

Luke 9:48

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.

John 5:23

so that all would honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. The man not honoring the Son, does not honor the Father who sent him.

John 10:30

I and the Father are one.

John 12:44-45

And Jesus cried out and said, He who believes in me, believes not in me, but in him who sent me.

John 14:21-23

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

1 Thessalonians 4:8

Therefore he who disregards, disregards not man, but God, who also gave his Holy Spirit to you.

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