Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And whoever will receive one such child in my name receives me.

New American Standard Bible

And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me;

King James Version

And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.

Holman Bible

And whoever welcomes one child like this in My name welcomes Me.

International Standard Version

and whoever receives a little child like this in my name receives me."

American Standard Version

And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me:

Amplified

Whoever receives and welcomes one child like this in My name receives Me;

An Understandable Version

And the person who welcomes one little child like this, in my name [i.e., because he belongs to me], welcomes me [also].

Anderson New Testament

And whoever receives one such little child on my account, receives me;

Bible in Basic English

And whoever gives honour to one such little child in my name, gives honour to me:

Common New Testament

Whoever receives one little child like this in my name receives me.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and whoever shall receive one that is like such a child, in my name, receiveth me.

Darby Translation

and whosoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receives me.

Godbey New Testament

and whosoever shall receive such little child in my name, receives me.

Goodspeed New Testament

and anyone who welcomes one child like this on my account welcomes me.

John Wesley New Testament

And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.

Julia Smith Translation

And whoever shall receive such a young child in my name, receives me.

King James 2000

And whoever shall receive one such little child in my name receives me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

and whoever welcomes one child such as this in my name welcomes me.

Modern King James verseion

And whoever shall receive one such little child in My name receives Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And whosoever receiveth such a child in my name, receiveth me.

Moffatt New Testament

and whoever receives a little child like this for my sake, receives me.

Montgomery New Testament

"and whoever receives one such child for my sake, receives me.

NET Bible

And whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me.

New Heart English Bible

Whoever receives one such little child in my name receives me,

Noyes New Testament

And whoever receiveth one such child in my name, receiveth me.

Sawyer New Testament

and whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me;

The Emphasized Bible

And, whosoever shall give welcome unto one such child as this, upon my name, unto me, giveth welcome.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And whosoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And any one who, for the sake of my Name, welcomes even one little child like this, is welcoming me.

Webster

And whoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.

Weymouth New Testament

And whoever for my sake receives one young child such as this, receives me.

Williams New Testament

and whoever welcomes one little child like this for my sake welcomes me.

World English Bible

Whoever receives one such little child in my name receives me,

Worrell New Testament

And whosoever receives one such little child in My name, receives Me.

Worsley New Testament

and whoever shall receive one such little child for my sake, receiveth me:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And he who may receive one such child in my name, doth receive me,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

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

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

in
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

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

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

δέχομαι 
Dechomai 
Usage: 30

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Matthew 18:5

References

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Question About Who Is Greatest

4 He therefore who will make himself lowly as this child, this man is the greater in the kingdom of the heavens. 5 And whoever will receive one such child in my name receives me. 6 But whoever may cause one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it is advantageous for him that a donkey-powered millstone were hanged on his neck, and he were drowned in the depth of the sea.


Cross References

Matthew 25:40

And having answered, the King will say to them, Truly I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brothers, the least, ye did it to me.

Matthew 10:40-42

He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.

Matthew 25:45

Then he will answer them, saying, Truly I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it not to one of these least, ye did it not to me.

Mark 9:37

Whoever may receive one of such children in my name, receives me, and whoever may receive me, does not receive me, but him who sent me.

Mark 9:41

For whoever may give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye are of Christ, truly I say to you, he will, no, not lose his reward.

Luke 9:48

and he said to them, Whoever may receive this child in my name receives me, and whoever may receive me receives him who sent me, for he who exists smaller among you all, this man will be great.

Luke 17:1-2

And he said to his disciples, It is impossible for the stumbling-blocks not to come, but woe to him through whom they come!

John 13:20

Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives any man whomever I may send, receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.

Galatians 4:14

And ye did not disdain, nor did ye reject my trial in my flesh, but ye received me as an agent of God, as Christ Jesus.

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