New International Version
This took place to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet:
King James Bible
All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,
Darby Bible Translation
But all this came to pass, that that might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophet, saying,
World English Bible
All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through the prophet, saying,
Young's Literal Translation
And all this came to pass, that it might be fulfilled that was spoken through the prophet, saying,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
All this was done - The word all, in this clause, is omitted by some MSS., versions, and fathers.
Which was spoken - The Spirit of God, which predicted those things that concerned the Messiah, took care to have them literally fulfilled:
1. To show the truth of prophecy in general; and,
2. To designate Christ as the person intended by that prophecy.
See the note on Matthew 2:23.
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