Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

and whoever receives a little child like this 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.

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And whoever receives and accepts and welcomes one little child like this for My sake and in My name receives and accepts and welcomes 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And whosoever shall receive one such little child in my name receives 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 Therefore, whoever humbles himself as this little child is the greatest in the kingdom from heaven, 5 and whoever receives a little child like this in my name receives me." 6 "If anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him if a large millstone were hung around his neck and he were drowned at the bottom of the sea.


Cross References

Matthew 25:40

The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'

Matthew 10:40-42

"The one who receives you receives me, and the one who receives me receives the one who sent me.

Matthew 25:45

Then he will say to them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you didn't do it for one of the least important of these, you didn't do it for me.'

Mark 9:37

"Whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me."

Mark 9:41

I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to the Messiah will never lose his reward."

Luke 9:48

Then he told them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me, because the one who is least among all of you is the one who is greatest."

Luke 17:1-2

Jesus told his disciples, "It is inevitable that temptations to sin will come, but how terrible it will be for the person through whom they come!

John 13:20

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, the one who receives whomever I send receives me, and the one who receives me receives the one who sent me."

Galatians 4:14

Even though my condition put you to the test, you did not despise or reject me. On the contrary, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, or as if I were the Messiah Jesus.

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