Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly.

King James Version

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily.

Holman Bible

So her husband Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, decided to divorce her secretly.

International Standard Version

Her husband Joseph, being a righteous man and unwilling to disgrace her, decided to divorce her secretly.

A Conservative Version

But Joseph her husband, being a righteous man, and not wanting to expose her to public disgrace, intended to dismiss her privately.

American Standard Version

And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, was minded to put her away privily.

Amplified

And her [promised] husband Joseph, being a just and upright man and not willing to expose her publicly and to shame and disgrace her, decided to repudiate and dismiss (divorce) her quietly and secretly.

An Understandable Version

Now Joseph, her husband [to be], being a man who did what was right, and not wanting to make a public spectacle out of her, decided to break off their engagement privately.

Anderson New Testament

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not choosing to make an example of her, intended to put her away privately.

Bible in Basic English

And Joseph, her husband, being an upright man, and not desiring to make her a public example, had a mind to put her away privately.

Common New Testament

Then Josnt her husband, being a just man, and not wanting to put her to public shame, was resolved to divorce her quietly.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Joseph her husband, being a good-natur'd man, and unwilling to expose her to publick shame, he designed to put her away privately.

Darby Translation

But Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and unwilling to expose her publicly, purposed to have put her away secretly;

Godbey New Testament

And Joseph her husband, being righteous and not wishing to expose her publicly, determined to send her away secretly.

Goodspeed New Testament

But her husband, Joseph, was an upright man and did not wish to disgrace her, and he decided to break off the engagement privately.

John Wesley New Testament

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and yet not willing to make her a publick example, purposed to put her away privily.

Julia Smith Translation

And Joseph her husband being just, and not willing to expose her to disgrace, wished to let her go in secret.

King James 2000

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, decided to put her away privately.

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Joseph her husband, being righteous and not wanting to disgrace her, intended to divorce her secretly.

Modern King James verseion

But Joseph, her husband to be, being just, and not willing to make her a public example, he purposed to put her away secretly.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Joseph her husband, being a perfect man, and loath to make an example of her, was minded to put her away secretly.

Moffatt New Testament

As Joseph her husband was a just man but unwilling to disgrace her, he resolved to divorce her secretly;

Montgomery New Testament

But Joseph her husband, because he was just a man and unwilling to disgrace her, was minded to put her away secretly.

NET Bible

Because Joseph, her husband to be, was a righteous man, and because he did not want to disgrace her, he intended to divorce her privately.

New Heart English Bible

And Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, intended to put her away secretly.

Noyes New Testament

Then Joseph her husband, being righteous, and not willing to expose her to shame, purposed to put her away privately.

Sawyer New Testament

But Joseph her husband being a righteous man, and not wishing to make her an example, was designing to put her away privately.

The Emphasized Bible

Moreover, Joseph her husband, being, righteous, and yet unwilling to expose her, - intended, privately, to divorce her.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then Joseph her husband being a just man, and not willing to expose her publicly, designed to put her away privately.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Her husband, Joseph, was a religious man and, being unwilling to expose her to contempt, resolved to put an end to their betrothal privately.

Webster

Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a public example, purposed to put her away privately.

Weymouth New Testament

But Joseph her husband, being a kind-hearted man and unwilling publicly to disgrace her, had determined to release her privately from the betrothal.

Williams New Testament

But her husband, Joseph, because he was an upright man and did not want to disgrace her, decided to break the engagement by secretly divorcing her.

World English Bible

Joseph, her husband, being a righteous man, and not willing to make her a public example, intended to put her away secretly.

Worrell New Testament

And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man, and not wishing to make an example of her, purposed privately to divorce her.

Worsley New Testament

but Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing publicly to expose her, was inclined to break off the contract with her privately;

Youngs Literal Translation

and Joseph her husband being righteous, and not willing to make her an example, did wish privately to send her away.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Ἰωσήφ 
Ioseph 
Usage: 35

her





Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

a just
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

man, and

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

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

to make
παραδειγματίζω 
Paradeigmatizo 
Usage: 2

παραδειγματίζω 
Paradeigmatizo 
Usage: 2

βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will, would, be minded, intend, be disposed, be willing, list, of his own will
Usage: 31

to put
ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

ἀπολύω 
Apoluo 
Usage: 52

Context Readings

The Birth Of Jesus Christ

18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was like this: That being, his mother Mary espoused to Joseph (before they came together) she was found with child of the Holy Spirit. 19 And Joseph her husband, being a righteous man and not wanting to disgrace her, planned to send her away secretly. 20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in dreams, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife; for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 22:21-24

then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones, and she shall die because she has wrought folly in Israel, to fornicate in her father's house; so shalt thou put evil away from among you.

Deuteronomy 24:1-4

When a man has taken a wife and married her, and it comes to pass that she finds no favour in his eyes because he has found some indecency in her; then let him write her a bill of divorce and give it in her hand and send her out of his house.

John 8:4-5

they said unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery in the very act.

Genesis 6:9

These are the generations of Noah. Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.

Genesis 38:24

And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar, thy daughter-in-law, has played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth and let her be burnt.

Leviticus 19:20

And when a man lies carnally with a woman that is a bondmaid, betrothed to a husband and has not been completely ransomed nor been given her freedom, both shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death because she is not free.

Leviticus 20:10

And the man that commits adultery with another man's wife, he that commits adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely die.

Psalm 112:4-5

Zain A light has shined in the darkness upon the upright: Cheth Gracious and merciful and righteous.

Mark 6:20

for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just and holy man, and respected him; and when he heard him, he did many things and heard him gladly.

Mark 10:4

And they said, Moses suffered to write a bill of divorce and to put her away.

Luke 2:25

And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon, and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Acts 10:22

And they said, Cornelius the centurion, a just man and one that fears God and of good report among all the nation of the Jews, was warned from God by a holy angel to send for thee into his house and to hear words of thee.

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