Parallel Verses

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 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 Joseph her [promised] husband, being a just and righteous man and not wanting to expose her publicly to shame, planned to send her away and divorce her quietly.

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.

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 happened this way. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19 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. 20 When he had contemplated this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 22:21-24

the men of her city must bring the young woman to the door of her father's house and stone her to death, for she has done a disgraceful thing in Israel by behaving like a prostitute while living in her father's house. In this way you will purge evil from among you.

Deuteronomy 24:1-4

If a man marries a woman and she does not please him because he has found something offensive in her, then he may draw up a divorce document, give it to her, and evict her from his house.

John 8:4-5

and said to Jesus, "Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of adultery.

Genesis 6:9

This is the account of Noah. Noah was a godly man; he was blameless among his contemporaries. He walked with God.

Genesis 38:24

After three months Judah was told, "Your daughter-in-law Tamar has turned to prostitution, and as a result she has become pregnant." Judah said, "Bring her out and let her be burned!"

Leviticus 19:20

"'When a man has sexual intercourse with a woman, although she is a slave woman designated for another man and she has not yet been ransomed, or freedom has not been granted to her, there will be an obligation to pay compensation. They must not be put to death, because she was not free.

Leviticus 20:10

If a man commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.

Psalm 112:4-5

In the darkness a light shines for the godly, for each one who is merciful, compassionate, and just.

Mark 6:20

because Herod stood in awe of John and protected him, since he knew that John was a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard him, he was thoroughly baffled, and yet he liked to listen to John.

Mark 10:4

They said, "Moses permitted a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her."

Luke 2:25

Now there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon who was righteous and devout, looking for the restoration of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Acts 10:22

They said, "Cornelius the centurion, a righteous and God-fearing man, well spoken of by the whole Jewish nation, was directed by a holy angel to summon you to his house and to hear a message from you."

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