Matthew 1:24

“Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then Ioseph, being raised from sleepe, did as the Angel of the Lord had bidden him, & tooke vnto him his wife:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took {Mary} as his wife,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Joseph arose from his sleep, and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took unto him his wife;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Joseph did as the angel of the Lord had said to him, and took her as his wife;
- Basic English Bible

But Joseph, having awoke up from his sleep, did as the angel of [the] Lord had enjoined him, and took to [him] his wife,
- Darby Bible

Then Joseph, being raised from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took to him his wife:
- Webster's Bible

When Joseph awoke, he did as the angel of the Lord had commanded, and brought home his wife,
- Weymouth Bible

Joseph arose from his sleep, and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took his wife to himself;
- World English Bible

And Joseph roos fro sleepe, and dide as the aungel of the Lord comaundide hym, and took Marie, his wijf;
- Wycliffe Bible

And Joseph, having risen from the sleep, did as the messenger of the Lord directed him, and received his wife,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 1:24


Mt 1:24 And Joseph . . . did. He obeyed at once, a fitting example for all men. When the Lord's will is spoken there should be no delay in obedience.

Discussion for Matthew 1:24

  • Constance clemmons for verse 24
    After the angel appeared to Joseph in his sleep. Yes he was obedient to the words the angel spoke. If the angel had not spoken Joseph did not believe and
    God had to put him in a place were he know he had to listen and that was in his dream

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