Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 thy eye causeth thee to sin, 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 to 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 to him, I am Gabriel, who stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak to thee, and to show thee these glad tidings.

Hebrews 1:14

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

Psalm 34:7

The angel of the LORD encampeth around 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 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 the first in the kingdom;)

Luke 16:22

And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by angels into Abraham's bosom. The rich man also died, and was buried:

Acts 12:15

And they said to her, Thou art insane. But she constantly affirmed that it was even 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 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 are with us are more than they that are with them.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honoreth them that fear the LORD. He that sweareth to his own hurt, and changeth not.

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall 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 my hand upon the little ones.

Matthew 1:20

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

Matthew 2:13

And when they had 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 shall send forth judgment to victory.

Matthew 18:6

But whoever shall cause one of these little ones who believe in me, to sin, 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 will send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they will gather 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 to 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 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 by 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

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 naught 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 stumbling-block, 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 by which 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 food 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 I became as weak, that I might gain the weak: I have become 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 to 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 towards 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 that in infirmity of the flesh I preached the gospel to you at the first.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye who are spiritual, restore such 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 to 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 deportment, in charity, 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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