Matthew 9:23
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English Standard Version
And when Jesus came to the ruler’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd making a commotion,

King James Bible
And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise,

American Standard Version
And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the flute-players, and the crowd making a tumult,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when Jesus was come into the house of the ruler, and saw the minstrels and the multitude making a rout,

English Revised Version
And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the flute-players, and the crowd making a tumult,

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Jesus came into the ruler's house, and saw the minstrels and the people making a noise,

Weymouth New Testament
Entering the Ruler's house, Jesus saw the flute-players and the crowd loudly wailing,

Matthew 9:23 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Minstrels (αὐλητὰς)

More correctly, as Rev., flute-players, hired or volunteering as mourners.

Making a noise (θορυβούμενον)

Rev., tumult. Representing the loud screaming and wailing by the women. It is the word used in Acts 17:5 : "Set the city in an uproar."

Matthew 9:23 Parallel Commentaries

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into.

Matthew 9:18,19 While he spoke these things to them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead...

Mark 5:35-38 While he yet spoke, there came from the ruler of the synagogue's house certain which said, Your daughter is dead...

Luke 8:49-51 While he yet spoke, there comes one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Your daughter is dead...

the minstrels.

Matthew 11:17 And saying, We have piped to you, and you have not danced; we have mourned to you, and you have not lamented.

2 Chronicles 35:25 And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah: and all the singing men and the singing women spoke of Josiah in their lamentations to this day...

Jeremiah 9:17-20 Thus said the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women...

Mark 5:38-40 And he comes to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and sees the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly...

Luke 7:32 They are like to children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped to you...

Acts 9:39 Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping...

Cross References
2 Chronicles 35:25
Jeremiah also uttered a lament for Josiah; and all the singing men and singing women have spoken of Josiah in their laments to this day. They made these a rule in Israel; behold, they are written in the Laments.

Jeremiah 9:17
Thus says the LORD of hosts: "Consider, and call for the mourning women to come; send for the skillful women to come;

Jeremiah 16:6
Both great and small shall die in this land. They shall not be buried, and no one shall lament for them or cut himself or make himself bald for them.

Ezekiel 24:17
Sigh, but not aloud; make no mourning for the dead. Bind on your turban, and put your shoes on your feet; do not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men."

Acts 20:10
But Paul went down and bent over him, and taking him in his arms, said, "Do not be alarmed, for his life is in him."

Revelation 18:22
and the sound of harpists and musicians, of flute players and trumpeters, will be heard in you no more, and a craftsman of any craft will be found in you no more, and the sound of the mill will be heard in you no more,

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