Matthew 9:9
Strong's Lexicon
As
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

went on
παράγων (paragōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3855: To pass by, depart, pass away. From para and ago; to lead near, i.e. to go along or away.

from there,
ἐκεῖθεν (ekeithen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1564: Thence, from that place. From ekei; thence.

He saw
εἶδεν (eiden)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

a man
ἄνθρωπον (anthrōpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

named
λεγόμενον (legomenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

Matthew
Μαθθαῖον (Maththaion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3156: Matthew. A shorter form of machomai; Matthaeus, an Israelite and a Christian.

sitting
καθήμενον (kathēmenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2521: To sit, be seated, enthroned; I dwell, reside. From kata; and hemai; to sit down; figuratively, to remain, reside.

at
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative 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.

tax booth.
τελώνιον (telōnion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5058: A tax-collector's office, toll-house. Neuter of a presumed derivative of telones; a tax-gatherer's place of business.

“Follow
Ἀκολούθει (Akolouthei)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 190: To accompany, attend, follow. Properly, to be in the same way with, i.e. To accompany.

Me,
μοι (moi)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

He told
λέγει (legei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

him,
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

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

[Matthew] got up
ἀναστὰς (anastas)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 450: To raise up, set up; I rise from among (the) dead; I arise, appear. From ana and histemi; to stand up.

[and] followed
ἠκολούθησεν (ēkolouthēsen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 190: To accompany, attend, follow. Properly, to be in the same way with, i.e. To accompany.

Him.
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax office, and He said to him, “Follow Me ! ” So he got up and followed Him.

New American Standard Bible
As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called Matthew, sitting in the tax collector's booth; and He said to him, "Follow Me!" And he got up and followed Him.

King James Bible
And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector's booth. "Follow me," he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.

New Living Translation
As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at his tax collector's booth. "Follow me and be my disciple," Jesus said to him. So Matthew got up and followed him.

English Standard Version
As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him.

New American Standard Bible
As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called Matthew, sitting in the tax collector's booth; and He said to him, "Follow Me!" And he got up and followed Him.

King James Bible
And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax office, and He said to him, "Follow Me!" So he got up and followed Him.

International Standard Version
As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector's desk and told him, "Follow me." So he got up and followed him.

NET Bible
As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax booth. "Follow me," he said to him. And he got up and followed him.

American Standard Version
And as Jesus passed by from thence, he saw a man, called Matthew, sitting at the place of toll: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.

English Revised Version
And as Jesus passed by from thence, he saw a man, called Matthew, sitting at the place of toll: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus passing by thence, saw a man sitting at the tax-office, named Matthew, and saith to him, 'Be following me,' and he, having risen, did follow him.






Cross References
Ezra 4:13
Be it known now unto the king, that, if this city be builded, and the walls set up again, then will they not pay toll, tribute, and custom, and so thou shalt endamage the revenue of the kings.

Matthew 8:22
But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Matthew 9:10
And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.

Matthew 10:3
Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus;

Mark 2:14
And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him.

Mark 3:18
And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Canaanite,

Luke 5:27
And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me.

Luke 5:29
And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.

Luke 6:15
Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes,

Acts 1:13
And when they were come in, they went up into an upper room, where abode both Peter, and James, and John, and Andrew, Philip, and Thomas, Bartholomew, and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon Zelotes, and Judas the brother of James.

Matthew 1:1
The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
Jump to Previous
Booth Collection Collector's Custom Follow Followed Following Forth Jesus Matthew Office Passed Passing Receipt Rose Seated Sitting Tax Taxes Tax-Office Thence Toll
Jump to Next
Booth Collection Collector's Custom Follow Followed Following Forth Jesus Matthew Office Passed Passing Receipt Rose Seated Sitting Tax Taxes Tax-Office Thence Toll
Links
Matthew 9:9 NIV
Matthew 9:9 NLT
Matthew 9:9 ESV
Matthew 9:9 NASB
Matthew 9:9 KJV

Matthew 9:9 Bible Apps
Matthew 9:9 Parallel
Matthew 9:9 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 9:9 Chinese Bible
Matthew 9:9 French Bible
Matthew 9:9 German Bible

Matthew 9:9 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Matthew 9:8
Top of Page
Top of Page