Matthew 2:10

“When they saw the Starre, they reioyced with exceeding great ioy.”

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Other Translations

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
- King James Version

When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when they saw the star they were full of joy.
- Basic English Bible

And when they saw the star they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
- Darby Bible

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
- Webster's Bible

When they saw the star, the sight filled them with intense joy.
- Weymouth Bible

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.
- World English Bible

And thei siyen the sterre, and ioyeden with a ful greet ioye.
- Wycliffe Bible

And having seen the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 2:10


2:10 Seeing the star - Standing over where the child was.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 2:10


Mt 2:10 And when they saw the star. This language shows that for a time, at least, they had not seen the star until they left Jerusalem for Bethlehem. Its reappearance caused them great rejoicing, because it showed them that their quest was not in vain.

Discussion for Matthew 2

  • JP
    All that was prophesied by God will come to pass. And HE is still fulfilling HIS word till all HIS promises are fulfilled in us.
  • Andrew
    I don't think the wise men were guided by a star. Maybe an alien craft? Stars are not moving around to guide travelers and just stop above where Jesus was. Something else was guiding the wise men towards Jesus.
  • Sally
    Matthew 2:2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. He was born King of the Jews. Born- again are Jews
  • BSP
    Verse 12 Many believe that God sent the start but in this verse we see that Jehovah God is not directing the men to Herod as the star originally had done.
  • Jackie
    We know that God is not slack in him promise to his children and we know that he will all ways be there when we call on his name he come in to the world as a baby but he is Lord over all .thank you Lord for saving my sole and makeing me whole
  • Stanjett
    Matthew 2:19 View whole chapter See verse in context But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, If Herod died here, how is it that he is still alive in Pauls time. He sit in judgement of Paul.

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