Matthew 2:20
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New International Version
and said, "Get up, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who were trying to take the child's life are dead."

New Living Translation
"Get up!" the angel said. "Take the child and his mother back to the land of Israel, because those who were trying to kill the child are dead."

English Standard Version
saying, “Rise, take the child and his mother and go to the land of Israel, for those who sought the child’s life are dead.”

Berean Study Bible
"Get up!" he said. "Take the Child and His mother and go to the land of Israel, for those seeking the Child's life are now dead."

Berean Literal Bible
saying, "Having arisen, take the Child and His mother and go into the land of Israel; for those seeking the life of the Child have died."

New American Standard Bible
"Get up, take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the Child's life are dead."

King James Bible
Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
saying, "Get up! Take the child and His mother and go to the land of Israel, because those who sought the child's life are dead."

International Standard Version
"Get up," he said. "Take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, because those who were trying to kill the child are dead."

NET Bible
saying, "Get up, take the child and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child's life are dead."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to him, “Arise, take The Boy and his mother, and go to the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the Boy's life have died.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The angel said to him, "Get up, take the child and his mother, and go to Israel. Those who tried to kill the child are dead."

New American Standard 1977
“Arise and take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the Child’s life are dead.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother and go into the land of Israel, for they are dead who sought the death of the young child.

King James 2000 Bible
Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead who sought the young child's life.

American King James Version
Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's life.

American Standard Version
Arise and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead that sought the young child's life.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Saying: Arise, and take the child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel. For they are dead that sought the life of the child.

Darby Bible Translation
Arise, take to [thee] the little child and its mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they who sought the life of the little child are dead.

English Revised Version
saying, Arise and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead that sought the young child's life.

Webster's Bible Translation
Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead who sought the young child's life.

Weymouth New Testament
"Rise from sleep, and take the child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel, for those who were seeking the child's life are dead."

World English Bible
"Arise and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel, for those who sought the young child's life are dead."

Young's Literal Translation
saying, 'Having risen, take the child and his mother, and be going to the land of Israel, for they have died -- those seeking the life of the child.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
2:19-23 Egypt may serve to sojourn in, or take shelter in, for awhile, but not to abide in. Christ was sent to the lost sheep of the house of Israel, to them he must return. Did we but look upon the world as our Egypt, the place of our bondage and banishment, and heaven only as our Canaan, our home, our rest, we should as readily arise and depart thither, when we are called for, as Joseph did out of Egypt. The family must settle in Galilee. Nazareth was a place held in bad esteem, and Christ was crucified with this accusation, Jesus the Nazarene. Wherever Providence allots the bounds of our habitation, we must expect to share the reproach of Christ; yet we may glory in being called by his name, sure that if we suffer with him, we shall also be glorified with him.
Study Bible
The Return to Nazareth
19After Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt. 20“Get up! he said. “Take the Child and His mother and go to the land of Israel, for those seeking the Child’s life are now dead.” 21So Joseph got up, took the Child and His mother, and went to the land of Israel.…
Cross References
Matthew 2:19
After Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt.

Matthew 2:21
So Joseph got up, took the Child and His mother, and went to the land of Israel.
Treasury of Scripture

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1 Kings 11:21,40 And when Hadad heard in Egypt that David slept with his fathers, …

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