Parallel Verses

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."

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 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.

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 When Jesus was born at Bethlehem in Jewry in the time 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? We have seen his star in the East and are come to worship him." 3 When Herod the king had heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.


Cross References

Numbers 24:17

I see him but not now, I behold him but not nigh. There shall come a star of Jacob and rise a scepter of Israel, which shall smite the coasts of Moab and undermine all the children of Seth.

Jeremiah 23:5

"Behold, the time cometh, sayeth the LORD, that I will raise up the righteous Branch of David, which shall bear rule, and discuss matters with wisdom, and shall set up equity and righteousness again in the earth.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice thou greatly, O daughter Zion; be glad, O daughter Jerusalem. For lo, thy King cometh unto thee, even the righteous and Saviour: Lowly and simple is he, he rideth upon an ass, and upon the foal of an ass.

John 1:49

Nathanael answered and said unto him, "Rabbi, thou art the son of God; Thou art the King of Israel."

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, and unto us a son is given. Upon his shoulders shall the kingdom lie, and he shall be called with his own name, "Wonderful, the giver of counsel, the mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of peace."

John 18:37

Pilate said unto him, "Art thou a King then?" Jesus answered, "Thou sayest that I am a King. For this cause was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. And all that are of the truth hear my voice."

Psalm 2:6

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

Jeremiah 30:9

but they shall do service unto God their LORD, and to David their king, whom I will raise up unto them.

Matthew 27:11

Jesus stood before the deputy, and the deputy asked him, saying, "Art thou the King of the Jews?" Jesus said unto him, "Thou sayest."

Luke 19:38

saying, "Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest."

Luke 23:38

And his superscription was written over him, in Greek, Latin, and Hebrew letters: "This is the King of the Jews."

John 5:23

because that all men should honour the son, even as they honour the father. He that honoureth not the son, the same honoureth not the father which hath sent him.

John 20:28

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

Hebrews 1:6

And again when he bringeth in the first begotten son into the world, he saith, "And all the angels of God shall worship him."

Revelation 22:16

"I, Jesus, sent mine angel, to testify unto you these things in the congregations. I am the root and the generation of David, and the bright morning star."

Psalm 45:11

So shall the king have pleasure in thy beauty; for he is thy LORD, and thou shalt worship him.

Isaiah 32:1-2

Behold, a king shall govern after the rule of righteousness, and the princes shall rule according to the balance of equity.

Isaiah 60:3

And the heathen shall walk in thy light, and the kings in the brightness that is risen over thee.

Matthew 2:10-11

When they saw the star they were marvelously glad;

Matthew 21:5

"Tell ye the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass used to the yoke."

Luke 1:78-79

Through the tender mercy of our God, whereby the day spring from on high hath visited us:

Luke 2:11

for unto you is born this day in the city of David a saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

Luke 23:3

And Pilate opposed him, saying, "Art thou the King of the Jews?" He answered him, and said, "Thou sayest it."

John 9:38

And he said, "Lord, I believe," and worshipped him.

John 12:13

took branches of palm trees and went and met him, and cried, "Hosanna, blessed is he that in the name of the Lord cometh, King of Israel."

John 19:12-15

And from thenceforth sought Pilate means to loose him: but the Jews cried, saying, "If thou let him go, thou art not Caesar's friend. For whosoever maketh himself a King, is against Caesar."

John 19:19

And Pilate wrote his title, and put it on the cross: The writing was, "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews."

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