Matthew 2:19

“ But when Herode was dead, behold, an Angel of the Lord appeareth in a dreame to Ioseph in Egypt,”

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Other Translations

But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
- King James Version

But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord *appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But when Herod was dead, an angel of the Lord came in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
- Basic English Bible

But Herod having died, behold, an angel of [the] Lord appears in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying,
- Darby Bible

But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeareth in a dream to Joseph in Egypt,
- Webster's Bible

But after Herod's death an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said to him,
- Weymouth Bible

But when Herod was dead, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying,
- World English Bible

But whanne Eroude was deed, loo! the aungel of the Lord apperide to Joseph in sleep in Egipt,
- Wycliffe Bible

And Herod having died, lo, a messenger of the Lord in a dream doth appear to Joseph in Egypt,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 2:19


Mt 2:19 But when Herod was dead. This event was the signal for the return to Judea. He died in the spring of the year 750 after the building of Rome, just before the passover. This would place his death nearly four years before the Christian era, the date from which we reckon our time. That was not fixed upon until five hundred years after the birth of Christ, and was fixed erroneously.

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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