Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

After hearing the king, they went their way; and the star, which they had seen in the east, went on before them until it came and stood over the place where the Child was.

King James Version

When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

Holman Bible

After hearing the king, they went on their way. And there it was—the star they had seen in the east! It led them until it came and stopped above the place where the child was.

International Standard Version

After listening to the king, they set out, and the star they had seen in the east went ahead of them until it came and stopped over the place where the child was.

A Conservative Version

And when they heard the king, they departed. And lo, the star that they saw in the east went before them until, having come, it stood over where the child was.

American Standard Version

And they, having heard the king, went their way; and lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

Amplified

After hearing the king, they went their way; and behold, the star, which they had seen in the east, went on before them [continually leading the way] until it came and stood over the place where the young Child was.

An Understandable Version

After hearing the king they left and the star, which they had seen [while still] in the east, moved on ahead of them until it stopped over [the house] where the young child was staying. [See verse 11].

Anderson New Testament

When they had heard the king, they departed; and lo, the star, which they had seen in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over the place where the young child was.

Bible in Basic English

And after hearing the king, they went on their way; and the star which they saw in the east went before them, till it came to rest over the place where the young child was.

Common New Testament

When they had heard the king they went their way; and behold, the star which they had seen in the East went before them, until it came to rest over the place where the child was.

Daniel Mace New Testament

in obedience to the king, they departed, and immediately the star which they saw in the east, moved on before them, till it came to the place where the infant was, and then stood still.

Darby Translation

And they having heard the king went their way; and lo, the star, which they had seen in the east, went before them until it came and stood over the place where the little child was.

Godbey New Testament

And hearing the king they departed, and, behold, the star which they saw in the east went before them, until having come, it stood above where the young child was.

Goodspeed New Testament

So they obeyed the king and went, and the star which they had seen rise led them on until it reached the place where the child was, and stopped above it.

John Wesley New Testament

And having heard the king, they departed; and lo the star which they had seen in the East, moved on before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

Julia Smith Translation

And they having heard the king went forth; and, behold the star they saw in the sunrising, it led before them, till having come, it stood above where the young child was.

King James 2000

When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[After] they listened to the king, they went out, and behold, the star which they had seen at its rising led them until it came [and] stood above [the place] where the child was.

Modern King James verseion

When they had heard the king, they departed. And lo, the star which they saw in the east went before them until it came and stood over where the child was.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

When they had heard the king, they departed; And, lo, the star, which they saw in the East, went before them, till it came and stood over the place where the child was.

Moffatt New Testament

The magicians listened to the king and then went their way. And the star they had seen rise went in front of them till it stopped over the place where the child was.

Montgomery New Testament

The Magi listened to the king, and went on their way, and lo! the star which they had seen in the east led them until it came and stood over the place where the young child was.

NET Bible

After listening to the king they left, and once again the star they saw when it rose led them until it stopped above the place where the child was.

New Heart English Bible

And they, having heard the king, went their way; and suddenly the star which they saw in the east went before them, until it came and stood over where the young child was.

Noyes New Testament

When they had heard the king, they departed. And lo! the star, which they had seen in the East, went before them, till it came and stood over where the child was.

Sawyer New Testament

And hearing the king, they departed; and behold, the star which they saw in the East went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, they, hearing the king, went, and lo! the star which they had seen in the east, was going before them, until it went and stood over where the child was;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

So having heard the king, they went on; and lo, the star, which they had seen in the East, had gone before them, till it came and stood over the place where the infant was.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The Astrologers heard what the King had to say, and then continued their journey. And the star which they had seen in the east led them on, until it reached, and stood over, the place where the child was.

Webster

When they had heard the king, they departed; and lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.

Weymouth New Testament

After hearing what the king said, they went to Bethlehem, while, strange to say, the star they had seen in the east led them on until it came and stood over the place where the babe was.

Williams New Testament

After listening to the king, they started on their journey, and the star which they had seen rise led them on until it came and stopped over the place where the child was.

World English Bible

They, having heard the king, went their way; and behold, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, until it came and stood over where the young child was.

Worrell New Testament

And they, having heard the king, departed; and, behold, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till, having come, it stood over where the Child was.

Worsley New Testament

When they had heard the king, they went: and lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went on before them, till it came and stood over the place where the child was.

Youngs Literal Translation

And they, having heard the king, departed, and lo, the star, that they did see in the east, did go before them, till, having come, it stood over where the child was.

Interlinear

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

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

the king
βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

and

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

lo
ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

the star
ἀστήρ 
Aster 
Usage: 16

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

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

the east
ἀνατολή 
Anatole 
Usage: 7

προάγω 
Proago 
Usage: 15


Usage: 0

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

it came
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

and stood
ἵστημι 
histemi 
Usage: 129

ἐπάνω 
Epano 
Usage: 12

οὗ 
Hou 
Usage: 40

the young child
παιδίον 
Paidion 
Usage: 35

Context Readings

Wise Men Visit Jesus

8 And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search carefully for the Child; and when you have found Him, report to me, so that I too may come and worship Him.” 9 After hearing the king, they went their way; and the star, which they had seen in the east, went on before them until it came and stood over the place where the Child was. 10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.


Cross References

Psalm 25:12

Who is the man who fears the Lord?
He will instruct him in the way he should choose.

Proverbs 2:1-6

My son, if you will receive my words
And treasure my commandments within you,

Proverbs 8:17

“I love those who love me;
And those who diligently seek me will find me.

Matthew 2:2

“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.”

2 Peter 1:19

So we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.

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