Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah,
Are by no means least among the leaders of Judah;
For out of you shall come forth a Ruler
Who will shepherd My people Israel.’”

King James Version

And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.

Holman Bible

And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
are by no means least among the leaders of Judah:
because out of you will come a leader
who will shepherd My people Israel.

International Standard Version

"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.'"

A Conservative Version

And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, are in no way least among the rulers of Judah, for out of thee will come forth a man who rules, who will tend my people Israel.

American Standard Version

And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, Art in no wise least among the princes of Judah: For out of thee shall come forth a governor, Who shall be shepherd of my people Israel.

Amplified


And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah,
are not in any way least among the leaders of Judah;
For from you shall come a Ruler
Who will shepherd My people Israel.’”

An Understandable Version

And you, Bethlehem in the country of Judah, are not among the least [towns in furnishing] rulers for Judah, for you will produce a leader who will become shepherd of my [i.e., God's] people Israel.'"

Anderson New Testament

And thou, Bethlehem, city of Judah, art by no means the least among the chiefs of Judah; for out of thee shall come a leader, that shall be a shepherd to my people Israel.

Bible in Basic English

You Beth-lehem, in the land of Judah, are not the least among the chiefs of Judah: out of you will come a ruler, who will be the keeper of my people Israel.

Common New Testament

'But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you shall come a ruler who will be the shepherd of my people Israel.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

"And thou Bethlehem in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor that shall rule my people Israel."

Darby Translation

And thou Bethlehem, land of Juda, art in no wise the least among the governors of Juda; for out of thee shall go forth a leader who shall shepherd my people Israel.

Godbey New Testament

And thou, Bethlehem, the land of Judea, art by no means the least among the princes of Judah; for out of thee shall come a leader, who will shepherd my people, Israel.

Goodspeed New Testament

" 'And you, Bethlehem in Judah's land, You are by no means least important among the leading places of Judah, For from you will come a leader Who will be the shepherd of my people Israel.' "

John Wesley New Testament

Bethlehem in the land of Judah, art in no wise the least among the princes of Judah; for out of thee shall come forth a Ruler, who shall feed my people Israel.

Julia Smith Translation

And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, by no means art thou least among the leaders of Judah for out of thee shall come forth the leader, who shall feed my people.

King James 2000

And you Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are not the least among the princes of Judah: for out of you shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah, for from you will go out a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'"

Modern King James verseion

"And you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are not the least among the governors of Judah. For out of you shall come a Governor who shall rule My people Israel."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

'And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Jewry, art not the least concerning the Princes of Judah: For out of thee shall come the captain, that shall govern my people Israel.'"

Moffatt New Testament

And you Bethlehem, in Judah's land, You are not least among the rulers of Judah: For a ruler will come from you, Who will shepherd Israel my people."

Montgomery New Testament

"And thou Bethlehem in the land of Judah, Thou are not least among the princes of Judah, For out of thee shall come a ruler Who shall shepherd my people, Israel."

NET Bible

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.'"

New Heart English Bible

'And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah, are in no way least among the rulers of Judah: for out of you shall come forth a ruler, who shall shepherd my people, Israel.'"

Noyes New Testament

"And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, art by no means least among the princes of Judah; for out of thee shall come a ruler, who shall feed my people Israel."

Sawyer New Testament

And you Bethlehem, land of Judah, are by no means least among the governors of Judah, for out of you shall come a governor who shall rule my people Israel.

The Emphasized Bible

And, thou, Bethlehem, land of Judah, by no means least, art thou, among the governors of Judah, - For, out of thee, shall one come forth to govern, Who shall shepherd my people Israel.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

"And thou Bethlehem, land of Judah, art in no respect the least amongst the princes of Judah, for from thee shall go forth the Ruler, who shall conduct my people Israel."

Twentieth Century New Testament

'And thou, Bethlehem in Judah's land, Art in no way least among the chief cities of Judah; For out of thee will come a Chieftain- - One who will shepherd my people Israel.'"

Webster

And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, art not the least among the princes of Judah: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.

Weymouth New Testament

"'And thou, Bethlehem in the land of Judah, by no means the least honorable art thou among princely places in Judah! For from thee shall come a prince--one who shall be the Shepherd of My People Israel.'"

Williams New Testament

'And you, Bethlehem in Judah's land, You are not at all the least among the leading places of Judah, for out of you will come a ruler, who will shepherd my people Israel.'"

World English Bible

You Bethlehem, land of Judah, are in no way least among the princes of Judah: for out of you shall come forth a governor, who shall shepherd my people, Israel.'"

Worrell New Testament

"And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah, are by no means least among the governors of Judah; for out of you shall come forth a Governor, who shall be shepherd of My people Israel."

Worsley New Testament

"And thou Bethlehem in the land of Juda art not the meanest among the cities of the princes of Juda; for out of thee shall come forth a ruler, that shall feed my people Israel."

Youngs Literal Translation

And thou, Beth-Lehem, the land of Judah, thou art by no means the least among the leaders of Judah, for out of thee shall come one leading, who shall feed My people Israel.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

Βηθλεέμ 
Bethleem 
Usage: 8

in the land
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

of Juda
Ἰουδά 
Iouda 
Ἰουδά 
Iouda 
Usage: 3
Usage: 3

art
εἶ 
Ei 
thou art, be
Usage: 75

not
οὐδαμῶς 
Oudamos 
not
Usage: 1

the least
ἐλάχιστος 
Elachistos 
Usage: 5

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

the princes
ἡγεμών 
hegemon 
Usage: 19

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

ποιμαίνω 
Poimaino 
Usage: 8

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

λαός 
Laos 
Usage: 137

Images Matthew 2:6

Prayers for Matthew 2:6

Context Readings

Wise Men Visit Jesus

5 And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea, for thus it is written by the prophet, 6 And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah,
Are by no means least among the leaders of Judah;
For out of you shall come forth a Ruler
Who will shepherd My people Israel.’”
7 Then Herod, calling the wise men unto him secretly, understood of them with diligence the time of the appearing of the star;


Cross References

Micah 5:2

But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be Lord in Israel; and his goings forth are from the beginning, from the days of the ages.

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?

Isaiah 9:6-7

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given, and the government is placed upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called The Wonderful One, The Counsellor, The God, The Mighty One, The Eternal Father, The Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 40:11

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd; he shall gather the lambs with his arm and carry them in his bosom and shall gently lead those that are with young.

Ezekiel 34:23-25

And I will raise up one shepherd over them, and he shall feed them, even my slave David; he shall feed them, and he shall be their shepherd.

Ezekiel 37:24-26

And David my slave shall be king over them; and they all shall have one shepherd; they shall also walk within my rights and keep my statutes and do them.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

Colossians 1:18

And he is the head of the body, the congregation , who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in all things he might have the preeminence.

Revelation 2:27

and he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter they shall be broken to shivers, even as I received of my Father.

Revelation 11:15

And the seventh angel sounded the trumpet, and there were great voices in the heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are reduced unto our Lord and to his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.

Genesis 49:10

The sceptre shall not be taken from Judah, nor the lawgiver from between his feet until Shiloh comes; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.

Numbers 24:19

Out of Jacob shall come he that shall have dominion and shall destroy what remains of the city.

2 Samuel 5:2

And even yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that didst lead out and bring in Israel; and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

1 Chronicles 5:2

For Judah prevailed above his brethren and was their prince, but the birthright was Joseph's:)

Psalm 2:1-6

Why do the Gentiles rage, and the peoples imagine a vain thing?

Psalm 78:71-72

from following the ewes great with young, he brought him to feed Jacob his people and Israel his inheritance.

Matthew 2:1

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,

John 21:16

He said to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? He said unto him, Yes, Lord thou knowest that I love thee. He said unto him, Feed my sheep.

Jeremiah 23:4-6

And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them; and they shall fear no more nor be dismayed neither shall they be lacking, said the LORD.

Ephesians 1:22

And has put all things under his feet and gave him to be the head over all things to the congregation ,

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