Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, because that is what was written by the prophet:

New American Standard Bible

They said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea; for this is what has been written by the prophet:

King James Version

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,

Holman Bible

“In Bethlehem of Judea,” they told him, “because this is what was written by the prophet:

A Conservative Version

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea. For thus it is written through the prophet,

American Standard Version

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written through the prophet,

Amplified

They replied to him, In Bethlehem of Judea, for so it is written by the prophet:

An Understandable Version

They replied to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for this is what was written by the prophet [Micah 5:2],

Anderson New Testament

And they said to him: In Bethlehem of Judea; for thus it is written by the prophet:

Bible in Basic English

And they said to him, In Beth-lehem of Judaea; for so it is said in the writings of the prophet,

Common New Testament

So they said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet:

Daniel Mace New Testament

they answered him, in Bethlehem of Judea: for these are the words of the prophet;

Darby Translation

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea; for thus it is written through the prophet:

Godbey New Testament

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea; for thus it has been written by the prophet;

Goodspeed New Testament

They said, "At Bethlehem in Judea, for this is what the prophet wrote:

John Wesley New Testament

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea; for thus it is written by the prophet, And thou,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea, for thus it is written by the prophet,

Julia Smith Translation

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus has it been written by the prophet:

King James 2000

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus it is written by the prophet,

Lexham Expanded Bible

So they said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written by the prophet,

Modern King James verseion

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea. For so it is written by the prophet,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And they said unto him, "In Bethlehem in Jewry; for thus it is written by the Prophet,

Moffatt New Testament

They told him, "In Bethlehem belonging to Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet:

Montgomery New Testament

And they told him. "At Bethlehem in Judea, as it is written in the prophet.

NET Bible

"In Bethlehem of Judea," they said, "for it is written this way by the prophet:

New Heart English Bible

And they said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for thus it is written through the prophet,

Noyes New Testament

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea; for thus it is written by the prophet:

Sawyer New Testament

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea; for thus it is written by the prophet;

The Emphasized Bible

And, they, said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea, - for, so, is it written through the prophet:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then they answered him, In Bethlehem of Judea, for so it is written by the prophet,

Twentieth Century New Testament

"At Bethlehem in Judea," was their answer; "for it is said in the Prophet--

Webster

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus it is written by the prophet,

Weymouth New Testament

"At Bethlehem in Judaea," they replied; "for so it stands written in the words of the Prophet,

Williams New Testament

They told him, "At Bethlehem in Judea, for this is what the prophet wrote:

World English Bible

They said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for this is written through the prophet,

Worrell New Testament

And they said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judaea;" for thus it has been written through the prophet:

Worsley New Testament

for thus it is written by the prophet,

Youngs Literal Translation

And they said to him, 'In Beth-Lehem of Judea, for thus it hath been written through the prophet,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

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

Βηθλεέμ 
Bethleem 
Usage: 8

of Judaea
Ἰουδαία 
Ioudaia 
Usage: 39

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Context Readings

Wise Men Visit Jesus

4 He called together all the high priests and scribes of the people and asked them where the Messiah was to be born. 5 They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, because that is what was written by the prophet: 6 "O Bethlehem in the land of Judah, you are by no means least among the rulers of Judah, because from you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'"


Cross References

Genesis 35:19

So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrathah, also known as Bethlehem.

Joshua 19:15

and Kattath, Nahalal, Shimron, Idalah, and Bethlehem, for a total of twelve towns and villages.

Ruth 1:1

Now there came a time of famine while judges were ruling in the land of Israel. A man from Bethlehem of Judah, his wife, and his two sons left to live in the country of Moab.

Ruth 1:19

So they continued on until they reached Bethlehem. Now when the two of them arrived in Bethlehem, the entire town got excited at the news of their arrival and they asked one another, "Can this be Naomi?"

Ruth 2:4

Now when Boaz arrived from Bethlehem, he told the harvesters, "The LORD be with you." "May the LORD bless you!" they replied.

Ruth 4:11

Then all of the assembled people, including the elders who were there, said, "We are witnesses! May the LORD make this woman who enters your house like Rachel and Leah, who together established the house of Israel. May you prosper in Ephrathah, and may you excel in Bethlehem!

1 Samuel 16:1

The LORD told Samuel, "How long will you grieve over Saul, since I've rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go. I'm sending you to Jesse from Bethlehem because I've chosen for myself one of his sons as king."

John 7:42

But some were saying, "The Messiah doesn't come from Galilee, does he? Doesn't the Scripture say that the Messiah is from David's family and from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"

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