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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
And Iesus called a little child vnto him, and set him in the midst of them,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
And He called a child to Himself and set him before them,
- New American Standard Version (1995)
And he called to him a little child, and set him in the midst of them,
- American Standard Version (1901)
And he took a little child, and put him in the middle of them,
- Basic English Bible
And Jesus having called a little child to [him], set it in their midst,
- Darby Bible
And Jesus called a little child to him, and set him in the midst of them,
- Webster's Bible
So He called a young child to Him, and, bidding him stand in the midst of them,
- Weymouth Bible
Jesus called a little child to himself, and set him in the midst of them,
- World English Bible
And Jhesus clepide a litil child, and putte hym in the myddil of hem;
- Wycliffe Bible
And Jesus having called near a child, did set him in the midst of them,
- Youngs Literal Bible
18:2 And Jesus calling to him a little child - This is supposed to have been the great Ignatius, whom Trajan, the wise, the good Emperor Trajan, condemned to be cast to the wild beasts at Rome! #Mark 9:36|; Luke 9:47.
Mt 18:2 And Jesus called a little child unto him. In order to enforce the words that Mark reports (Mr 9:35), he uses a striking object lesson. This method was a prominent feature of Oriental teaching. Thus it was that Christ washed the disciples' feet (Joh 13:4-17) and Agabus bound his hands and feet with Paul's girdle (Ac 21:11).
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