New American Standard Bible
And Joseph awoke from his sleep and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took Mary as his wife,
King James Bible
Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:
Darby Bible Translation
But Joseph, having awoke up from his sleep, did as the angel of the Lord had enjoined him, and took to him his wife,
World English Bible
Joseph arose from his sleep, and did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and took his wife to himself;
Young's Literal Translation
And Joseph, having risen from the sleep, did as the messenger of the Lord directed him, and received his wife,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Being raised from sleep - Having fully awoke.
Did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him - That is, he took Mary to wife. Probably this was done immediately, since he was now convinced of her innocence, and, by delay, he would not leave any ground of suspicion that he had not confidence in her.
LibraryThe Nativity of Jesus the Messiah.
SUCH then was the hope of the promise made of God unto the fathers,' for which the twelve tribes, instantly serving (God) night and day,' longed - with such vividness, that they read it in almost every event and promise; with such earnestness, that it ever was the burden of their prayers; with such intensity, that many and long centuries of disappointment have not quenched it. Its light, comparatively dim in days of sunshine and calm, seemed to burn brightest in the dark and lonely nights of suffering, …
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
The Tragic Break in the Plan.
The Prophecy of Obadiah.
"BEHOLD, THE VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD AND SHALL BEAR A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME IMMANUEL," which translated means, "GOD WITH US."
but kept her a virgin until she gave birth to a Son; and he called His name Jesus.
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the gates of the prison, and taking them out he said,
And behold, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared and a light shone in the cell; and he struck Peter's side and woke him up, saying, "Get up quickly." And his chains fell off his hands.
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