Parallel Verses

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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, wise men came from the east to Jerusalem, 2 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. 3 But when Herod the king 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 strike the corners of Moab, and destroy all the sons of tumult.

Jeremiah 23:5

Behold, the days come, says Jehovah, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and act wisely, and shall do judgment and justice in the earth.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem; behold, your King comes to you. He is righteous and victorious, meek and riding on an ass, even on a colt, the son of an ass.

John 1:49

Nathanael answered and said to Him, Rabbi, You are the Son of God. You are the King of Israel!

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a Child is born, to us a Son is given; and the government shall be on His shoulder; and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

John 18:37

Pilate then said to Him, Are you a king then? Jesus answered, You say it that I am a king. To this end I was born, and for this cause I came into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.

Psalm 2:6

Yea, I have set My king on My holy hill, on Zion.

Jeremiah 30:9

but they shall serve Jehovah their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up to 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 to him, You say it.

Luke 19:38

saying, Blessed is the King coming in the name of the Lord! Peace in Heaven and glory in the highest!

Luke 23:38

And an inscription also was written over Him in letters of Greek and Latin and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.

John 5:23

so that all should honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.

John 20:28

And Thomas answered and said to Him, My Lord and my God!

Hebrews 1:6

And again, when He brings in the First-born 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 these things to you over the churches. I am the Root and the Offspring of David, the bright and Morning Star.

Psalm 45:11

And cause the King greatly to desire your beauty, for He is your Lord, and you shall worship Him.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and rulers shall rule in judgment.

Isaiah 60:3

And the nations shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your dawning.

Matthew 2:10-11

And seeing the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.

Matthew 21:5

"Tell the daughter of Zion, Behold, your King comes to you, meek, and sitting on an ass, even a colt the foal of an ass."

Luke 1:78-79

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

Luke 2:11

For to you is born today, 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 out to meet Him. And they cried, Hosanna! "Blessed is the King of Israel who comes in the name of the Lord!"

John 19:12-15

From this time, Pilate sought to release Him. But the Jews cried out, saying, If you let this man go, you are not Caesar's friend. Whoever 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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