Parallel Verses

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."

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

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.

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."

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 King Herod, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, 2 "Where is he who is born King of the Jews? For we saw his star in the east, and have come to worship him." 3 When King Herod heard it, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.


Cross References

Numbers 24:17

I see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth.

Jeremiah 23:5

Behold, the days come, says Yahweh, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.

Zechariah 9:9

Rejoice greatly, daughter of Zion! Shout, daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King comes to you! He is righteous, and having salvation; lowly, and riding on a donkey, even on a colt, the foal of a donkey.

John 1:49

Nathanael answered him, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are King of Israel!"

Isaiah 9:6-7

For to us a child is born. To us a son is given; and the government will be on his shoulders. His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said to him, "Are you a king then?" Jesus answered, "You say that I am a king. For this reason I have been born, and for this reason I have come into the world, that I should testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice."

Psalm 2:6

"Yet I have set my King on my holy hill of Zion."

Jeremiah 30:9

but they shall serve Yahweh their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up to them.

Matthew 27:11

Now Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, "Are you the King of the Jews?" Jesus said to him, "So you say."

Luke 19:38

saying, "Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest!"

Luke 23:38

An inscription was also written over him in letters of Greek, Latin, and Hebrew: "THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS."

John 5:23

that all may honor the Son, even as they honor the Father. He who doesn't honor the Son doesn't honor the Father who sent him.

John 20:28

Thomas answered him, "My Lord and my God!"

Hebrews 1:6

Again, when he brings in the firstborn into the world he says, "Let all the angels of God worship him."

Revelation 22:16

I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify these things to you for the assemblies. I am the root and the offspring of David; the Bright and Morning Star."

Psalm 45:11

So the king will desire your beauty, honor him, for he is your lord.

Isaiah 32:1-2

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

Isaiah 60:3

Nations 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 to you, humble, and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey."

Luke 1:78-79

because of the tender mercy of our God, whereby the dawn from on high will visit us,

Luke 2:11

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

Luke 23:3

Pilate asked him, "Are you the King of the Jews?" He answered him, "So you say."

John 9:38

He said, "Lord, I believe!" and he worshiped him.

John 12:13

they took the branches of the palm trees, and went out to meet him, and cried out, "Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord, the King of Israel!"

John 19:12-15

At this, Pilate was seeking to release him, but the Jews cried out, saying, "If you release this man, you aren't Caesar's friend! Everyone who makes himself a king speaks against Caesar!"

John 19:19

Pilate wrote a title also, and put it on the cross. There was written, "JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS."

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