Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

New simplified Bible

Do not treat these little ones badly. I tell you that angels represent them in the presence of my Father 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 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

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

ὅτι 
Hoti 
that , for , because , how that , how ,
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


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

G32
ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

do
βλέπω 
Blepo 
see , take heed , behold , beware , look on , look , beware of ,
Usage: 85

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

βλέπω 
Blepo 
see , take heed , behold , beware , look on , look , beware of ,
Usage: 85

the face
πρόσωπον 
Prosopon 
face , person , presence , countenance , not tr ,
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 better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into hell fire. 10 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. 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 stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.

Hebrews 1:14

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

Psalm 34:7

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

Psalm 91:11

For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

Esther 1:14

And the next unto him was Carshena, Shethar, Admatha, Tarshish, Meres, Marsena, and Memucan, the seven princes of Persia and Media, which saw the king's face, and which sat the 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, Thou art mad. But she constantly affirmed that it was even so. Then said they, 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 thou 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 contemned; but he honoureth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth 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? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they 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 my fellow, saith the LORD of hosts: smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered: and I will turn mine hand upon 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, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.

Matthew 2:13

And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee 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 appeareth 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 send forth judgment unto victory.

Matthew 18:6

But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which 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 which 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 heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; and he that despiseth me despiseth 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 smote 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 gave up the ghost.

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

Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

Romans 14:10

But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy 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 stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother's way.

Romans 14:21

It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

Romans 15:1

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

1 Corinthians 8:8-13

But meat commendeth 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 ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye 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 conduct 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 base 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

Ye know how through infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel unto you at the first.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

1 Thessalonians 4:8

He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Revelation 8:2

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



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