Parallel Verses

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:

International Standard Version

They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, because that 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 this is what has been written by the prophet [Micah]:

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,

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 And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he asked them where the Christ should be born. 5 They said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea; for this is what has been written by the prophet: 6 And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda, for out of thee shall come a Leader that shall shepherd my people Israel.


Cross References

Genesis 35:19

Thus Rachel died and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem.

Joshua 19:15

and including Kattath, Nahallal, Shimron, Idalah, and Bethlehem: twelve cities with their villages.

Ruth 1:1

Now it came to pass in the days when the judges governed that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehem of Judah went to sojourn in the fields of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons.

Ruth 1:19

So the two walked until they came to Bethlehem. And it came to pass, entering into Bethlehem, that all the city was moved because of them, and they said, Is this Naomi?

Ruth 2:4

And, behold, Boaz came from Bethlehem and said unto the reapers, The LORD be with you. And they answered him, The LORD bless thee.

Ruth 4:11

And all the people that were in the gate and the elders, said, We are witnesses. The LORD make the woman that is come into thy house like Rachel and like Leah, who built the house of Israel; and be thou a man of valour in Ephratah, and be famous in Bethlehem;

1 Samuel 16:1

And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill thy horn with oil and go; I will send thee to Jesse of Bethlehem for I have provided me a king among his sons.

John 7:42

Has not the scripture said, That the Christ comes of the seed of David and out of the town of Bethlehem where David was?

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