Matthew 2:17
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New International Version
Then what was said through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled:

New Living Translation
Herod's brutal action fulfilled what God had spoken through the prophet Jeremiah:

English Standard Version
Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah:

Berean Study Bible
Then what was spoken through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled:

Berean Literal Bible
Then was fulfilled what was spoken through the prophet Jeremiah, saying:

New American Standard Bible
Then what had been spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:

King James Bible
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then what was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:

International Standard Version
Then what was declared by the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled when he said,

NET Bible
Then what was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled:

New Heart English Bible
Then that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Then the thing was fulfilled which was spoken by Jeremiah the Prophet which says:

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the words spoken through the prophet Jeremiah came true:

New American Standard 1977
Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by the Lord through Jeremiah the prophet, saying,

King James 2000 Bible
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying,

American King James Version
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying,

American Standard Version
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet, saying,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremias the prophet, saying:

Darby Bible Translation
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken through Jeremias the prophet, saying,

English Revised Version
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying,

Webster's Bible Translation
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying,

Weymouth New Testament
Then were these words, spoken by the Prophet Jeremiah, fulfilled,

World English Bible
Then that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying,

Young's Literal Translation
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:13-15 Egypt had been a house of bondage to Israel, and particularly cruel to the infants of Israel; yet it is to be a place of refuge to the holy Child Jesus. God, when he pleases, can make the worst of places serve the best of purposes. This was a trial of the faith of Joseph and Mary. But their faith, being tried, was found firm. If we and our infants are at any time in trouble, let us remember the straits in which Christ was when an infant. 16-18 Herod killed all the male children, not only in Bethlehem, but in all the villages of that city. Unbridled wrath, armed with an unlawful power, often carries men to absurd cruelties. It was no unrighteous thing with God to permit this; every life is forfeited to his justice as soon as it begins. The diseases and deaths of little children are proofs of original sin. But the murder of these infants was their martyrdom. How early did persecution against Christ and his kingdom begin! Herod now thought that he had baffled the Old Testament prophecies, and the efforts of the wise men in finding Christ; but whatever crafty, cruel devices are in men's hearts, the counsel of the Lord shall stand.
Study Bible
The Slaughter of Infants
16When Herod saw that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was filled with rage. Sending orders, he put to death all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, according to the time he had learned from the Magi. 17Then what was spoken through the prophet Jeremiah was fulfilled: 18“A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and refusing consolation, because they are no more.”…
Cross References
Jeremiah 1:1
The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,

Matthew 2:16
When Herod saw that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was filled with rage. Sending orders, he put to death all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, according to the time he had learned from the Magi.

Matthew 2:18
"A voice is heard in Ramah, weeping and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and refusing consolation, because they are no more."

Matthew 27:9
Then what was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled: "They took the thirty pieces of silver, the price set on Him by the people of Israel,
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