Matthew 27:9
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English Standard Version
Then was fulfilled what had been spoken by the prophet Jeremiah, saying, “And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him on whom a price had been set by some of the sons of Israel,

King James Bible
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremy the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value;

American Standard Version
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was priced, whom certain of the children of Israel did price;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremias the prophet, saying: And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was prized, whom they prized of the children of Israel.

English Revised Version
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was priced, whom certain of the children of Israel did price;

Webster's Bible Translation
Then was fulfilled that which was spoken by Jeremiah the prophet, saying, And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value;

Weymouth New Testament
Then were fulfilled the words spoken by the Prophet Jeremiah, "And I took the thirty shekels, the price of the prized one on whom Israelites had set a price,

Matthew 27:9 Parallel
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Matthew 27:9 Parallel Commentaries
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Jeremy. The words here quoted are not found in Jeremiah, but in Zechariah; and a variety of conjectures have been formed, in order to reconcile this discrepancy. The most probable opinion seems to be, that the name of the prophet was originally omitted by the Evangelist, and that the name of Jeremiah was added by some subsequent copyist. It is omitted in two MSS. of the twelfth century, in the Syriac, later Persic, two of the Itala, and in some other Latin copies; and what renders it highly probable that the original reading was [dia tou prophetes,] by the prophet, is, that Matthew frequently omits the name of the prophet in his quotations. See ch.

Matthew 1:22 Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,

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Matthew 2:5,15 And they said to him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet...

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Matthew 13:35 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying, I will open my mouth in parables...

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Matthew 21:4 All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,

. This omission is approved of by Bengel, Dr. A. Clarke, and Horne.

And they.

Zechariah 11:12,13 And I said to them, If you think good, give me my price; and if not, forbear. So they weighed for my price thirty pieces of silver...

thirty.

Matthew 26:15 And said to them, What will you give me, and I will deliver him to you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver.

Exodus 21:32 If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Leviticus 27:2-7 Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, When a man shall make a singular vow...

of the children of Israel did value. or, bought of the children of Israel.

Cross References
Exodus 21:32
If the ox gores a slave, male or female, the owner shall give to their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.

Jeremiah 1:1
The words of Jeremiah, the son of Hilkiah, one of the priests who were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin,

Zechariah 11:12
Then I said to them, "If it seems good to you, give me my wages; but if not, keep them." And they weighed out as my wages thirty pieces of silver.

Matthew 2:17
Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah:

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