Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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.

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.

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 your eye offend you, pluck it out, and cast it from you: it is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire. 10  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. 11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost.


Cross References

Luke 1:19

And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stands in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto you, and to show you these glad tidings.

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister to them who shall be heirs of salvation?

Psalm 34:7

The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.

Psalm 91:11

For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.

Esther 1:14

And next to him was 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 beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

Acts 12:15

And they said unto her, You are mad. But she continued to affirm that it was so. Then 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 saw not the king's face.

1 Kings 22:19

And he said, Hear you therefore the word of the LORD: I saw the LORD sitting on 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 answered, Fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a vile person is despised; but he honors them that fear the LORD. He that swears to his own hurt, and changes not.

Psalm 17:15

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

Zechariah 4:10

For who has despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plumbline in the hand of Zerubbabel; these seven are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.

Zechariah 13:7

Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is close to me, says the LORD of hosts: strike the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn my hand against the little ones.

Matthew 1:20

But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, son of David, fear not to take unto you Mary your wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.

Matthew 2:13

And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and remain there until I bring you word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.

Matthew 2:19

But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,

Matthew 12:20

A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he sends forth justice unto victory.

Matthew 18:6

But whoever shall offend one of these little ones who believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea.

Matthew 18:14

Even so it is not the will of your Father who is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.

Matthew 24:31

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

Luke 10:16

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

Acts 5:19

But the angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them forth, and said,

Acts 10:3

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

Acts 12:7-11

And, behold, the angel of the Lord came upon him, and a light shined in the prison: and he struck Peter on the side, and raised him up, saying, Arise up quickly. And his chains fell off from his hands.

Acts 12:23

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and died.

Acts 27:23

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

Romans 14:1-3

Receive him that is weak in the faith, but not for passing judgment.

Romans 14:10

But why do you judge your brother? or why do you despise your brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.

Romans 14:13-15

Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumbling block or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.

Romans 14:21

It is good neither to eat meat, nor to drink wine, nor anything by which your brother stumbles, or is offended, or is made weak.

Romans 15:1

We then that are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

1 Corinthians 8:8-13

But food commends us not to God: for neither, if we eat, are we the better; neither, if we eat not, are we the worse.

1 Corinthians 9:22

To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.

1 Corinthians 11:22

What? have you not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise you the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.

1 Corinthians 16:11

Let no man therefore despise him: but send him forth in peace, that he may come unto me: for I look for him with the brethren.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am humble among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

2 Corinthians 10:10

For his letters, say they, are weighty and powerful; but his bodily presence is weak, and his speech contemptible.

Galatians 4:13-14

You know how through weakness of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in the spirit of meekness; considering yourself, lest you also be tempted.

1 Thessalonians 4:8

He therefore that despises, despises not man, but God, who has also given unto us his Holy Spirit.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise your youth; but be an example of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Revelation 8:2

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

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