Matthew 2:14

“When he arose, he tooke the yong childe and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:”

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When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:
- King James Version

So Joseph got up and took the Child and His mother while it was still night, and left for Egypt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he arose and took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt;
- American Standard Version (1901)

So he took the young child and his mother by night, and went into Egypt;
- Basic English Bible

And, having arisen, he took to [him] the little child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt.
- Darby Bible

When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:
- Webster's Bible

So Joseph roused himself and took the babe and His mother by night and departed into Egypt.
- Weymouth Bible

He arose and took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt,
- World English Bible

And Joseph roos, and took the child and his modir bi nyyt, and wente in to Egipt,
- Wycliffe Bible

And he, having risen, took the child and his mother by night, and withdrew to Egypt,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 2:14


Mt 2:14 When he arose, he took the young child. The message came while he was sleeping; as soon as he arose from his bed he took the Child and his mother and departed at once. There was prompt obedience, as there should always be, to the divine commands.

Discussion for Matthew 2

  • 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.
  • Sally
    Matthew 2:6 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.
  • Bruce
    Brittany: Do You Know About Christmas? Or Easter? Maybe Easter is The Best Day Ever for Us. Jesus Died on The Cross to Pay for Our Sins. He came Out of The Grave. Now We Can be with Him Forever. I Will See You in Heaven

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