Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

New American Standard Bible

"Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him."

King James Version

Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

Holman Bible

saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”

International Standard Version

and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."

A Conservative Version

Where is he who is born king of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east, and have come to worship him.

American Standard Version

Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

Amplified

Where is He Who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the east at its rising and have come to worship Him.

An Understandable Version

"Where is the one who was born to be king of the Jews? For we saw a star [signifying his birth while we were still] in the east, and have come here to worship him."

Anderson New Testament

saying: Where is he that is born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the east, and have come to do him homage.

Bible in Basic English

Saying, Where is the King of the Jews whose birth has now taken place? We have seen his star in the east and have come to give him worship.

Common New Testament

saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East and have come to worship him."

Daniel Mace New Testament

Where is this king of the Jews who is now born? for we have seen his rising star, and are come to pay him homage.

Darby Translation

Where is the king of the Jews that has been born? for we have seen his star in the east, and have come to do him homage.

Godbey New Testament

Where is He that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen His star in the east, and have come to worship Him-

Goodspeed New Testament

and asked, "Where is the newly born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star rise and we have come to do homage to him."

John Wesley New Testament

For we have seen his star in the East, and are come to worship him.

Julia Smith Translation

Where is he born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the sunrising, and have come to worship him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

saying, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star at its rising and have come to worship him."

Modern King James verseion

saying, Where is He who is born king of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the east and have come to worship Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

saying, "Where is he that is born King of the Jews? We have seen his star in the East and are come to worship him."

Moffatt New Testament

asking, "Where is the newly-born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose, and we have come to worship him."

Montgomery New Testament

"Where is the new-born King of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and are come to worship him."

NET Bible

saying, "Where is the one who is born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him."

New Heart English Bible

"Where is he who is born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east, and have come to worship him."

Noyes New Testament

saying, Where is the king of the Jews that hath been born? for we saw his star in the East, and came to do him homage.

Sawyer New Testament

Where is the king of the Jews born? For we have seen his star in the East, and have come to worship him.

The Emphasized Bible

saying - Where is he that hath been born king of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and have come to bow down to him.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

saying, Where is he that is born king of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the East, and are come to pay him homage.

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Where is the new-born King of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and have come to do homage to him."

Webster

Saying, Where is he that is born king of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and have come to worship him.

Weymouth New Testament

inquiring, "Where is the newly born king of the Jews? For we have seen his Star in the east, and have come here to do him homage."

Williams New Testament

and asked, "Where is He that is born King of the Jews? We saw His star when it rose and have come to worship Him."

World English Bible

"Where is he who is born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east, and have come to worship him."

Worrell New Testament

saying, "Where is He that is born King of the Jews, For we saw His star in the east, and we came to do Him homage."

Worsley New Testament

saying, Where is the king of the Jews that is born here? for we have seen his star in the east and are come to worship Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

saying, 'Where is he who was born king of the Jews? for we saw his star in the east, and we came to bow to him.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ποῦ 
Pou 
Usage: 32

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

he

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

that is born
τίκτω 
Tikto 
bring forth, be delivered, be born, be in travail, bear
Usage: 18

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

of the Jews
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

we have seen
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

his

Usage: 0

ἀστήρ 
Aster 
Usage: 16

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the east
ἀνατολή 
Anatole 
Usage: 7

and

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

ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

to worship
προσκυνέω 
Proskuneo 
Usage: 49

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 2:2

Images Matthew 2:2

Context Readings

Wise Men Visit Jesus

1 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. 3 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.


Cross References

Numbers 24:17

I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not near: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Scepter shall rise out of Israel, and shall crush the forehead of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.

Jeremiah 23:5

Behold, the days come, says the LORD, that I will raise unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the earth.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, your King comes unto you: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon a donkey, and upon a colt the foal of a donkey.

John 1:49

Nathanael answered and said unto him, Rabbi, you are the Son of God; you are the King of Israel.

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said unto him, Are you a king then? Jesus answered, You say that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth hears my voice.

Psalm 2:6

Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

Jeremiah 30:9

But they shall serve the LORD their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.

Matthew 27:11

And Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, Are you the King of the Jews? And Jesus said unto him, You say so.

Luke 19:38

Saying, Blessed be the King that comes in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.

Luke 23:38

And a superscription also was written over him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

John 5:23

That all men should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He that honors not the Son honors not the Father who has sent him.

John 20:28

And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God.

Hebrews 1:6

And again, when he brings the firstbegotten into the world, he says, And let all the angels of God worship him.

Revelation 22:16

I Jesus have sent my angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, and the bright and morning star.

Psalm 45:11

So shall the king greatly desire your beauty: since he is your Lord, worship him.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.

Isaiah 60:3

And the Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.

Matthew 2:10-11

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.

Matthew 21:5

Tell the daughter of Zion, Behold, your King comes unto you, meek, and sitting upon a donkey, and a colt the foal of a donkey.

Luke 1:78-79

Through the tender mercy of our God; by which the dawn from on high has visited us,

Luke 2:11

For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.

Luke 23:3

And Pilate asked him, saying, Are you the King of the Jews? And he answered him and said, You say it.

John 9:38

And he said, Lord, I believe. And he worshiped him.

John 12:13

Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is the King of Israel that comes in the name of the Lord.

John 19:12-15

And from there on Pilate sought to release him: but the Jews cried out, saying, If you let this man go, you are not Caesar's friend: whosoever makes himself a king speaks against Caesar.

John 19:19

And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.

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