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

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

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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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