Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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.

New American Standard Bible

"See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you that their angels in heaven continually see the face of My Father who is in heaven.

King James Version

Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven.

Holman Bible

“See that you don’t look down on one of these little ones, because I tell you that in heaven their angels continually view the face of My Father in heaven.

International Standard Version

"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, because I tell you, their angels in heaven always have access to my Father in heaven.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Beware that you do not despise or feel scornful toward or think little of one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always are in the presence of and look upon the face of My Father Who is in heaven.

An Understandable Version

Make sure you do not look down on any one of these little ones [i.e., humble followers of Christ]. For I tell you, their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven. {[{[Some ancient manuscripts include verse

Anderson New Testament

Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones: for I say to you, That their angels in heaven do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Bible in Basic English

Let it not seem to you that one of these little ones is of no value; for I say to you that in heaven their angels see at all times the face of my Father in heaven.

Common New Testament

"See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Daniel Mace New Testament

take care not to despise one of such an humble disposition: for I tell you, that in heaven their angels are continually attending the presence of my father who is in heaven:

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

"Beware of feeling scornful of one single little child, for I tell you that in heaven their angels have continual access to my Father in heaven.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in the heavens their angels always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens.

Julia Smith Translation

See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you, That their messengers in the heavens always behold the face of my Father which is in the heavens.

King James 2000

Take heed that you despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that their angels in heaven constantly see the face of my Father [who is] in heaven.

Modern King James verseion

Take heed that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I say to you that in Heaven their angels always behold the face of My Father in Heaven.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

See that ye despise not one of these little ones. For I say unto you, that in heaven their angels always behold the face of my father, which is in heaven.

Moffatt New Testament

See that you do not despise one of these little ones; for I tell you, their angels in heaven always look on the face of my Father in heaven.

Montgomery New Testament

"See to it that you never despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father in heaven.

NET Bible

"See that you do not disdain one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.

New Heart English Bible

See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Noyes New Testament

Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you, that their angels in heaven continually behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Sawyer New Testament

See that you despise not one of these little ones; for I tell you that their angels always behold the face of my Father in heaven.

The Emphasized Bible

Beware! do not despise one of these little ones; For I say unto you - that, their messengers in the heavens, do, continually, behold the face of my Father in the heavens.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

Beware of despising one of these lowly ones, for in Heaven, I tell you, their angels always see the face of my Father who is in Heaven.

Webster

Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones: for I say to you, that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Weymouth New Testament

"Beware of ever despising one of these little ones, for I tell you that in Heaven their angels have continual access to my Father who is in Heaven.

Williams New Testament

"Be careful not to look with scorn on a single one of these little children, for I tell you that in heaven their angels have uninterrupted access to my Father in heaven.

World English Bible

See that you don't despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Worrell New Testament

"See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you, that their angels in Heaven do always behold the face of My Father Who is in Heaven.

Worsley New Testament

See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I tell you, that their angels in heaven do continually appear in the presence of my father, who is in heaven:

Youngs Literal Translation

Beware! -- ye may not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you, that their messengers in the heavens do always behold the face of my Father who is in the heavens,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὁράω 
Horao 
see, take heed, behold, perceive, not tr
Usage: 36

ye despise
καταφρονέω 
Kataphroneo 
Usage: 6

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

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

of
μικρός μικρότερος 
Mikros 
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 15
Usage: 180

τούτων 
Touton 
Usage: 43

μικρός μικρότερος 
Mikros 
Usage: 15

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

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

οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156


Usage: 0

G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

do
βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

βλέπω 
Blepo 
Usage: 85

the face
πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
Usage: 70

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

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

which is

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Lost Sheep

9 And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life one-eyed, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire. 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. 11 For the Son of man has come to save that which was lost.


Cross References

Luke 1:19

And the angel answering, said to him, I am Gabriel, who stand before God, and I have been sent to speak to thee, and to bring these glad tidings to thee;

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent out for service on account of those who shall inherit salvation?

Psalm 34:7

The angel of Jehovah encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.

Psalm 91:11

For he shall give his angels charge concerning thee, to keep thee in all thy ways:

Esther 1:14

and the next to him were Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, who saw the king's face, and who sat first in the kingdom),

Luke 16:22

And it came to pass that the poor man died, and that he was carried away by the angels into the bosom of Abraham. And the rich man also died and was buried.

Acts 12:15

And they said to her, Thou art mad. But she maintained that it was so. And they said, It is his angel.

Genesis 32:1-2

And Jacob went on his way; and the angels of God met him.

2 Samuel 14:28

So Absalom dwelt two full years in Jerusalem, and did not see the king's face.

1 Kings 22:19

And he said, Hear therefore the word of Jehovah: I saw Jehovah sitting upon his throne, and all the host of heaven standing by him, on his right hand and on his left;

2 Kings 6:16-17

And he said, Fear not, for they that are with us are more than they that are with them.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes the depraved person is contemned, and who honoureth them that fear Jehovah; who, if he have sworn to his own hurt, changeth it not;

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness; I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.

Zechariah 4:10

For who hath despised the day of small things? Yea, they shall rejoice even those seven and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel: these are the eyes of Jehovah, which run to and fro in the whole earth.

Zechariah 13:7

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, even against the man that is my fellow, saith Jehovah of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered, and I will turn my hand upon the little ones.

Matthew 1:20

but while he pondered on these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, fear not to take to thee Mary, thy wife, for that which is begotten in her is of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 2:13

Now, they having departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appears in a dream to Joseph, saying, Arise, take to thee the little child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be there until I shall tell thee; for Herod will seek the little child to destroy it.

Matthew 2:19

But Herod having died, behold, an angel of the Lord appears in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying,

Matthew 12:20

a bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, until he bring forth judgment unto victory;

Matthew 18:6

But whosoever shall offend one of these little ones who believe in me, it were profitable for him that a great millstone had been hanged upon his neck and he be sunk in the depths of the sea.

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 24:31

And he shall send his angels with a great sound of trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from the one extremity of the heavens to the other extremity of them.

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.

Acts 5:19

But an angel of the Lord during the night opened the doors of the prison, and leading them out, said,

Acts 10:3

saw plainly in a vision, about the ninth hour of the day, an angel of God coming unto him, And saying to him, Cornelius.

Acts 12:7-11

And lo, an angel of the Lord came there, and a light shone in the prison: and having smitten the side of Peter, he roused him up, saying, Rise up quickly. And his chains fell off his hands.

Acts 12:23

And immediately an angel of the Lord smote him, because he did not give the glory to God, and he expired, eaten of worms.

Acts 27:23

For an angel of the God, whose I am and whom I serve, stood by me this night,

Romans 14:1-3

Now him that is weak in the faith receive, not to the determining of questions of reasoning.

Romans 14:10

But thou, why judgest thou thy brother? or again, thou, why dost thou make little of thy brother? for we shall all be placed before the judgment-seat of God.

Romans 14:13-15

Let us no longer therefore judge one another; but judge ye this rather, not to put a stumbling-block or a fall-trap before his brother.

Romans 14:21

It is right not to eat meat, nor drink wine, nor do anything in which thy brother stumbles, or is offended, or is weak.

Romans 15:1

But we ought, we that are strong, to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 8:8-13

But meat does not commend us to God; neither if we should not eat do we come short; nor if we should eat have we an advantage.

1 Corinthians 9:22

I became to the weak, as weak, in order that I might gain the weak. To all I have become all things, in order that at all events I might save some.

1 Corinthians 11:22

Have ye not then houses for eating and drinking? or do ye despise the assembly of God, and put to shame them who have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you? In this point I do not praise.

1 Corinthians 16:11

Let not therefore any one despise him; but set him forward in peace, that he may come to me; for I expect him with the brethren.

2 Corinthians 10:1

But I myself, Paul, entreat you by the meekness and gentleness of the Christ, who, as to appearance, when present am mean among you, but absent am bold towards you;

2 Corinthians 10:10

because his letters, he says, are weighty and strong, but his presence in the body weak, and his speech naught.

Galatians 4:13-14

But ye know that in weakness of the flesh I announced the glad tidings to you at the first;

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if even a man be taken in some fault, ye who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of meekness, considering thyself lest thou also be tempted.

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 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise thy youth, but be a model of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

Revelation 8:2

And I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.

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