Matthew 2:14

“When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 2:14

When he arose, he tooke the yong childe and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

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 for Matthew 2:14

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 2:14


2:15 That it might be fulfilled - That is, whereby was fulfilled. The original word frequently signifies, not the design of an action, but barely the consequence or event of it. Which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet - on another occasion: Out of Egypt have I called my Son - which was now fulfilled as it were anew; Christ being in a far higher sense the Son of God than Israel, of whom the words were originally spoken. #Hosea 11:1|.

2:16 Then Herod, seeing that he was deluded by the wise men - So did his pride teach him to regard this action, as if it were intended to expose him to the derision of his subjects. Sending forth - a party of soldiers: In all the confines thereof - In all the neighbouring places, of which Rama was one.


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.

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