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

  • Evangelist Andrew Kelly
    Emmanuel God with us = John 3:16 God sent his Son, he is still with Israel. This is where people mess up thinking God literally with us in the flesh, when it is an interpretation, an interpretation of events. Mark 12:1-11 The vine yard owner sent his Son and not himself as God became nothing in the flesh he sent his Son in the likeness of sinful flesh. Romans 8:3.
  • Donna Cromb
    Yes, Irene 123, u r right, but not many realize it. Jesus was recognized as a prophet at the time and yet the Jews totally cut His story out of their writings. It's good that we have His Word to show us the way to Salvation.
  • Insight777
    The generation of Christ, the expected Messiah according to Jewish law right down to Joseph. Not the generation of Jesus. Mary says no blood of Joseph is in Jesus. No proof Marys parents were bloodline Jews. Jewish converts were accepted since the beginning of Jewish history, and the foreign wives of Jewish leaders - such as Samson and Solomon - were converts. Both parents could have been Gentiles
  • I AM
    O children of Israel, I AM has sent me to you. And the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me. For I have not spoken of myself; If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not. Lo, does not even the blood itself testify that I am he? Now see and hear O children of Israel: I and my Father are one. Verily, verily, I say to you, He that believes on me has everlasting life.
  • Felicia
    To 23
    These verses might help you Luke 2:5 ".. being great with child; Matt. 2:1-2 ".. Jesus was born in Bethlehem.... there came wise men from the east to worship Him" All these are physical actions. On the other hand in Jh 3:3 Jesus told Nicodemus "...Expect a man be born again....." by that Jesus meant spiritual birth that is from above which we receive from the Holy Spirit when we believe in
  • 23
    Was jesus birth a natural birth or spiritual

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