Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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.

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 After assembling all the chief priests and experts in the law, he asked them where the Christ was to be born. 5 "In Bethlehem of Judea," they said, "for it is written this way by the prophet: 6 And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are in no way least among the rulers of Judah, for out of 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 Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).

Joshua 19:15

Their territory included Kattah, Nahalal, Shimron, Idalah, and Bethlehem; in all they had twelve cities and their towns.

Ruth 1:1

During the time of the judges there was a famine in the land of Judah. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah went to live as a resident foreigner in the region of Moab, along with his wife and two sons.

Ruth 1:19

So the two of themWhen they entered Bethlehem, the whole village was excited about their arrival. The women of the village said, "Can this be Naomi?"

Ruth 2:4

Now at that very moment, Boaz arrived from Bethlehem and greeted the harvesters, "May the Lord be with you!" They replied, "May the Lord bless you!"

Ruth 4:11

All the people who were at the gate and the elders replied, "We are witnesses. May the Lord make the woman who is entering your home like Rachel and Leah, both of whom built up the house of Israel! May you prosper in Ephrathah and become famous in Bethlehem.

1 Samuel 16:1

The Lord said to Samuel, "How long do you intend to mourn for Saul? I have rejected him as king over Israel. Fill your horn with olive oil and go! I am sending you to Jesse in Bethlehem, for I have selected a king for myself from among his sons."

John 7:42

Don't the scriptures say that the Christ is a descendant of David and comes from Bethlehem, the village where David lived?"

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