Luke 2:12
New International Version
This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."

New Living Translation
And you will recognize him by this sign: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in strips of cloth, lying in a manger.”

English Standard Version
And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”

Berean Study Bible
And this will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”

Berean Literal Bible
And this is the sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths, and lying in a manger."

New American Standard Bible
"This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."

New King James Version
And this will be the sign to you: You will find a Babe wrapped in swaddling cloths, lying in a manger.”

King James Bible
And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

Christian Standard Bible
This will be the sign for you: You will find a baby wrapped tightly in cloth and lying in a manger."

Contemporary English Version
You will know who he is, because you will find him dressed in baby clothes and lying on a bed of hay."

Good News Translation
And this is what will prove it to you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This will be the sign for you: You will find a baby wrapped snugly in cloth and lying in a feeding trough."

International Standard Version
And this will be a sign for you: You will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth and lying in a feeding trough."

NET Bible
This will be a sign for you: You will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth and lying in a manger."

New Heart English Bible
This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough."

A Faithful Version
Now this is the sign for you: you shall find a Babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And this is a sign for you: You will find The Baby wrapped in swaddling bands and lying in a manger.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
This is how you will recognize him: You will find an infant wrapped in strips of cloth and lying in a manger."

New American Standard 1977
“And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths, and lying in a manger.”

King James 2000 Bible
And this shall be a sign unto you; You shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

American King James Version
And this shall be a sign to you; You shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

American Standard Version
And this is the sign unto you: Ye shall find a babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this shall be a sign unto you. You shall find the infant wrapped in swaddling clothes, and laid in a manger.

Darby Bible Translation
And this is the sign to you: ye shall find a babe wrapped in swaddling-clothes, and lying in a manger.

English Revised Version
And this is the sign unto you; Ye shall find a babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger.

Webster's Bible Translation
And this shall be a sign to you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling-clothes, lying in a manger.

Weymouth New Testament
And this is the token for you: you will find a babe wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger."

World English Bible
This is the sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in strips of cloth, lying in a feeding trough."

Young's Literal Translation
and this is to you the sign: Ye shall find a babe wrapped up, lying in the manger.'
Study Bible
The Shepherds and the Angels
11Today in the city of David a Savior has been born to you. He is Christ the Lord! 12And this will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger. 13And suddenly there appeared with the angel a great multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying:…
Cross References
1 Samuel 2:34
And this sign shall come to you concerning your two sons Hophni and Phinehas: They will both die on the same day.

2 Kings 19:29
And this will be a sign to you, O Hezekiah: This year you will eat what grows on its own, and in the second year what springs from the same. But in the third year you will sow and reap; you will plant vineyards and eat their fruit.

2 Kings 20:8
Now Hezekiah had asked Isaiah, "What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me and that I will go up to the house of the LORD on the third day?"

Isaiah 7:11
"Ask for a sign from the LORD your God, whether from the depths of Sheol or the heights of heaven."

Isaiah 7:14
Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, the virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and she will call Him Immanuel.

Luke 2:7
And she gave birth to her firstborn, a Son. She wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.

Luke 2:13
And suddenly there appeared with the angel a great multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying:

Treasury of Scripture

And this shall be a sign to you; You shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

Exodus 3:12
And he said, Certainly I will be with thee; and this shall be a token unto thee, that I have sent thee: When thou hast brought forth the people out of Egypt, ye shall serve God upon this mountain.

1 Samuel 10:2-7
When thou art departed from me to day, then thou shalt find two men by Rachel's sepulchre in the border of Benjamin at Zelzah; and they will say unto thee, The asses which thou wentest to seek are found: and, lo, thy father hath left the care of the asses, and sorroweth for you, saying, What shall I do for my son? …

Psalm 22:6
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.









Lexicon
And
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

this [will be]
τοῦτο (touto)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

a
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

sign
σημεῖον (sēmeion)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4592: Neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of semaino; an indication, especially ceremonially or supernaturally.

to you:
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

You will find
εὑρήσετε (heurēsete)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2147: A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find.

a baby
βρέφος (brephos)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1025: Infant, babe, child in arms. Of uncertain affinity; an infant literally or figuratively.

wrapped in swaddling cloths
ἐσπαργανωμένον (esparganōmenon)
Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4683: To swathe, wrap in swaddling clothes. From sparganon; to swathe.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

lying
κείμενον (keimenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2749: To lie, recline, be placed, be laid, set, specially appointed, destined. Middle voice of a primary verb; to lie outstretched.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

a manger.”
φάτνῃ (phatnē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5336: A manger, feeding-trough, stall. From pateomai; a crib.
(12) This shall be a sign unto you.--The sign was not such in itself, but became so by its agreement with the prediction. It was something exceptional that a new-born infant should be found, not in a cradle, but in a manger; still stranger that that infant babe should be the heir of the House of David.

Verse 12. - Lying in a manger. This was to be the sign. On that night there would, perhaps, be no other children born in the Bethlehem village; certainly the shepherds would find no other newly born infant cradled in a manger.
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