Matthew 1:18
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
Nowδὲde1161but, and, now, (a connective or adversative particle)a prim. word
the birthγένεσιςgenesis1078origin, birthfrom ginomai
of JesusἸησοῦiēsou2424Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr.of Hebrew origin Yehoshua
ChristΧριστοῦchristou5547the Anointed One, Messiah, Christfrom chrió
was as follows:οὕτωςoutōs3779in this way, thusadverb from houtos,
when His motherμητρὸςmētros3384mothera prim. word
MaryΜαρίαςmarias3137Mary, the name of several Christian womenof Hebrew origin Miryam
had been betrothedμνηστευθείσηςmnēsteutheisēs3423to espouse, betrothfrom mnaomai (in the sense of to court a bride)
to Joseph,Ἰωσήφiōsēph2501Joseph, the name of several Isr.of Hebrew origin Yoseph
beforeπρὶνprin4250beforea prim. adverb akin to pro
they came togetherσυνελθεῖνsunelthein4905to come together, by ext. to accompanyfrom sun and erchomai
she was foundεὑρέθηeurethē2147to finda prim. verb
to be with childἐνen1722in, on, at, by, witha prim. preposition denoting position and by impl. instrumentality
by the Holyἁγίουagiou40sacred, holyfrom a prim. root
Spirit.πνεύματοςpneumatos4151wind, spiritfrom pneó
KJV Lexicon
του  definite article - genitive singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
δε  conjunction
de  deh:  but, and, etc. -- also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
ιησου  noun - genitive singular masculine
Iesous  ee-ay-sooce':  Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites -- Jesus.
χριστου  noun - genitive singular masculine
Christos  khris-tos':  anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus -- Christ.
η  definite article - nominative singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
γεννησις  noun - nominative singular feminine
gennesis  ghen'-nay-sis:  nativity -- birth.
ουτως  adverb
houto  hoo'-to:  after that, after (in) this manner, as, even (so), for all that, like(-wise), no more, on this fashion(-wise), so (in like manner), thus, what.
ην  verb - imperfect indicative - third person singular
en  ane:  I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were) -- + agree, be, have (+ charge of), hold, use, was(-t), were.
μνηστευθεισης  verb - aorist passive participle - genitive singular feminine
mnesteuo  mnace-tyoo'-o:  to give a souvenir (engagement present), i.e. betroth -- espouse.
γαρ  conjunction
gar  gar:  assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
της  definite article - genitive singular feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
μητρος  noun - genitive singular feminine
meter  may'-tare:  a mother (literally or figuratively, immediate or remote) -- mother.
αυτου  personal pronoun - genitive singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
μαριας  noun - genitive singular feminine
Maria  mar-ee'-ah:  Maria or Mariam (i.e. Mirjam), the name of six Christian females -- Mary.
τω  definite article - dative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ιωσηφ  proper noun
Ioseph  ee-o-safe':  Joseph, the name of seven Israelites -- Joseph.
πριν  adverb
prin  prin:  prior, sooner -- before (that), ere.
η  particle
e  ay:  disjunctive, or; comparative, than -- and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea.
συνελθειν  verb - second aorist active middle or passive deponent
sunerchomai  soon-er'-khom-ahee:  to convene, depart in company with, associate with, or (specially), cohabit (conjugally)
αυτους  personal pronoun - accusative plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
ευρεθη  verb - aorist passive indicative - third person singular
heurisko  hyoo-ris'-ko:  find, get, obtain, perceive, except the present and imperfect see.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
γαστρι  noun - dative singular feminine
gaster  gas-tare':  the stomach; by analogy, the matrix; figuratively, a gourmand -- belly, + with child, womb.
εχουσα  verb - present active participle - nominative singular feminine
echo  ekh'-o:  (used in certain tenses only) a primary verb; to hold
εκ  preposition
ek  ek:  a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote)
πνευματος  noun - genitive singular neuter
pneuma  pnyoo'-mah:  ghost, life, spirit(-ual, -ually), mind.
αγιου  adjective - genitive singular neuter
hagios  hag'-ee-os:  sacred (physically, pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially, consecrated) -- (most) holy (one, thing), saint.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit.

King James Bible
Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The birth of Jesus Christ came about this way: After His mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, it was discovered before they came together that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

International Standard Version
Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah happened in this way. When his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, before they lived together she was discovered to be pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

NET Bible
Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way. While his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The birth of Yeshua The Messiah was thus: when Maryam his mother was engaged to Yoseph before they would have a conjugal relation she was found pregnant from The Spirit of Holiness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. His mother Mary had been promised to Joseph in marriage. But before they were married, Mary realized that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit.

King James 2000 Bible
Now the birth of Jesus Christ happened this way: When his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found to be with child of the Holy Spirit.
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