Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

For I am in the presence of two or three [disciples] wherever they are gathered in my name."

New American Standard Bible

"For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst."

King James Version

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Holman Bible

For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there among them."

International Standard Version

because where two or three have come together in my name, I am there among them."

A Conservative Version

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

American Standard Version

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Amplified

For wherever two or three are gathered (drawn together as My followers) in (into) My name, there I Am in the midst of them.

Anderson New Testament

For where there are two or three that have come together for my sake, there I am in the midst of them.

Bible in Basic English

For where two or three are come together in my name, there am I among them.

Common New Testament

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

Daniel Mace New Testament

for where two or three are assembled in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Darby Translation

For where two or three are gathered together unto my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Godbey New Testament

For where two or three are assembled in my name, there I am in the midst of them.

Goodspeed New Testament

For wherever two or three are gathered as my followers, I am there among them."

John Wesley New Testament

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Julia Smith Translation

For where two or three are assembled in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

King James 2000

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there in the midst of them."

Modern King James verseion

For where two or three are gathered together in My name, there I am in their midst.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

Moffatt New Testament

For where two or three have gathered in my name, I am there among them."

Montgomery New Testament

"For wherever there are two or three gathered together in my name, there am I among them."

NET Bible

For where two or three are assembled in my name, I am there among them."

New Heart English Bible

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there I am in the midst of them."

Noyes New Testament

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Sawyer New Testament

for where two or three are assembled together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

The Emphasized Bible

For, where there are two or three, gathered together into my name, there, am I, in their midst.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For where two or three have come together in my Name, I am present with them."

Webster

For where two or three are assembled in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Weymouth New Testament

For where there are two or three assembled in my name, there am I in the midst of them."

Williams New Testament

For wherever two or three have met as my disciples, I am right there with them."

World English Bible

For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there I am in the midst of them."

Worrell New Testament

for where two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in the midst of them."

Worsley New Testament

for where two or three are assembled together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.

Youngs Literal Translation

for where there are two or three gathered together -- to my name, there am I in the midst of them.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

οὗ 
Hou 
Usage: 40

δύο 
Duo 
two, twain, both, two and two
Usage: 92

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

τρεῖς τρία 
Treis 
Usage: 51

εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

συνάγω 
sunago 
Usage: 40

in
εἰς 
Eis 
ἐν 
En 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 2128

my
ἐμός 
Emos 
my, mine, mine own, of me, I
Usage: 25

ὄνομα 
Onoma 
name, named, called, surname , named , not tr
Usage: 162

ἐκεῖ 
Ekei 
there, thither, not tr,
Usage: 65

am I
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

the midst
μέσος 
mesos 
Usage: 48

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 18:20

Devotionals containing Matthew 18:20

References

Images Matthew 18:20

Prayers for Matthew 18:20

Context Readings

Confronting A Brother Who Sins Against You

19 I tell you again, if two of you agree [here] on earth concerning anything you ask for [i.e., in prayer], God in heaven will grant it to you. 20 For I am in the presence of two or three [disciples] wherever they are gathered in my name." 21 Then Peter came and said to Jesus, "Lord, how often must I forgive my brother when he sins against me? As many as seven times?"



Cross References

Matthew 28:20

[Then] go on teaching them [i.e., these new converts] to obey everything I have commanded you and my presence will be with you always, even to the end of the age.

John 20:19

So, when it was evening on that day, [which was] the first day of the week [i.e., Sunday] and the doors [of someone's house], where the disciples were gathered, were closed [i.e., probably locked] for fear of the Jewish authorities, Jesus came and stood among them. [Note: Probably Jesus passed through the closed door miraculously]. He said to them, "May there be peace in your hearts."

John 20:26

Eight days later [i.e., the following Sunday], Jesus' disciples were inside [the house] again, [but this time] Thomas was with them. The doors were [still] closed when Jesus [suddenly] stood among them [See note on verse 19] and said, "May there be peace in your hearts."

1 Corinthians 5:4

[I command you], when you people are assembled together, with my spirit [also present], in the name [i.e., by the authority] and power of our Lord Jesus,

John 8:58

Jesus answered them, "Truly, truly, I tell you, before Abraham was born, I am." [Note: The words "I am" were probably construed as a reference to being Deity. See Ex. 3:14].

1 Thessalonians 1:1

[This letter is from] Paul, and Silvanus and Timothy, [and is being sent] to the church of the Thessalonians [Note: This was a town in present-day northeastern Greece] in [fellowship with] God, the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. May God's unearned favor and peace be upon you.

Revelation 1:11-13

saying, "Write down in a book what you see and send it to the seven churches: Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicia" [Note: These seven congregations were all located in western Asia Minor].

Revelation 2:1

"Write [this] to the angel [i.e., the messenger] of the church at Ephesus [Note: These "messengers," (verses 8, 12, 18; 3:1, 7, 14) are thought by some to be evangelists]: These things are the words of the One who holds the seven stars in His right hand and walks among the seven golden lampstands:

Revelation 21:3

And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Look, the Tabernacle of God [i.e., God's presence] is with people and He will live with them, and they will be His people, and God Himself will be among them {{Some ancient manuscripts add "and will be their God"}}.



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