Matthew 2:5

“And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they said vnto him, In Bethlehem of Iudea: For thus it is written by the Prophet;
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea; for this is what has been written by the prophet:
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written through the prophet,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they said to him, In Beth-lehem of Judaea; for so it is said in the writings of the prophet,
- Basic English Bible

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea; for thus it is written through the prophet:
- Darby Bible

And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judea: for thus it is written by the prophet,
- Webster's Bible

At Bethlehem in Judaea, they replied; "for so it stands written in the words of the Prophet,
- Weymouth Bible

They said to him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, for this is written through the prophet,
- World English Bible

And thei seiden to hym, In Bethleem of Juda; for so it is writun bi a profete,
- Wycliffe Bible

And they said to him, `In Beth-Lehem of Judea, for thus it hath been written through the prophet,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 2:5


Mt 2:5 For thus it is written by the prophet. The prophet here referred to is Micah, who lived about seven centuries before Christ. See Mic 5:1,2.

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