Matthew 2:18 Greek Text Analysis
Matthew 2:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sTransliterationGreekEnglishMorphology
5456 [e]PhōnēΦωνὴA voiceN-NFS
1722 [e]enἐνinPrep
4471 [e]RhamaῬαμὰRamahN-DFS
191 [e]ēkousthēἠκούσθη,was heard,V-AIP-3S
2805 [e]klauthmosκλαυθμὸςweepingN-NMS
2532 [e]kaiκαὶandConj
3602 [e]odyrmosὀδυρμὸςmourningN-NMS
4183 [e]polysπολύς·great,Adj-NMS
4478 [e]RhachēlῬαχὴλRachelN-NFS
2799 [e]klaiousaκλαίουσαweeping [for]V-PPA-NFS
3588 [e]taτὰtheArt-ANP
5043 [e]teknaτέκναchildrenN-ANP
846 [e]autēsαὐτῆς,of her,PPro-GF3S
2532 [e]kaiκαὶandConj
3756 [e]oukοὐκnotAdv
2309 [e]ēthelenἤθελενwouldV-IIA-3S
3870 [e]paraklēthēnaiπαρακληθῆναιto be comforted,V-ANP
3754 [e]hotiὅτιbecauseConj
3756 [e]oukοὐκno moreAdv
1510 [e]eisinεἰσίν.are they.V-PIA-3P
Greek Texts
ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
Φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμὰ ἠκούσθη, κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς· Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς, καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι ὅτι οὐκ εἰσίν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
Φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμὰ ἠκούσθη, κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς· Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς, καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι ὅτι οὐκ εἰσίν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
Φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμὰ ἠκούσθη, κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς· Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς, καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι ὅτι οὐκ εἰσίν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμᾶ ἠκούσθη, θρῆνος καὶ κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς, Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς, καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι, ὅτι οὐκ εἰσίν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Φωνὴ ἐν Ραμὰ ἠκούσθη, κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς· Ραχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς, καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι, ὅτι οὐκ εἰσί.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμὰ ἠκούσθη, κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς· Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς, καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι, ὅτι οὐκ εἰσίν.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
Φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμᾶ ἠκούσθη, θρῆνος καὶ κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς, Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς, καὶ οὐκ ἤθελε παρακληθῆναι, ὅτι οὐκ εἰσί.

ΚΑΤΑ ΜΑΤΘΑΙΟΝ 2:18 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
Φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμὰ ἠκούσθη θρῆνος καὶ κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς· Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι ὅτι οὐκ εἰσίν

Matthew 2:18 Hebrew Bible
קול ברמה נשמע נהי ובכי תמרורים רחל מבכה על בניה מאנה להנחם כי אינם׃

Matthew 2:18 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܩܠܐ ܐܫܬܡܥ ܒܪܡܬܐ ܒܟܝܐ ܘܐܠܝܐ ܤܓܝܐܐ ܪܚܝܠ ܒܟܝܐ ܥܠ ܒܢܝܗ ܘܠܐ ܨܒܝܐ ܠܡܬܒܝܐܘ ܡܛܠ ܕܠܐ ܐܝܬܝܗܘܢ ܀

Latin: Biblia Sacra Vulgata
vox in Rama audita est ploratus et ululatus multus Rachel plorans filios suos et noluit consolari quia non sunt

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"A VOICE WAS HEARD IN RAMAH, WEEPING AND GREAT MOURNING, RACHEL WEEPING FOR HER CHILDREN; AND SHE REFUSED TO BE COMFORTED, BECAUSE THEY WERE NO MORE."

King James Bible
In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A voice was heard in Ramah, weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children; and she refused to be consoled, because they were no more.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Rama.

Jeremiah 31:15 Thus said the LORD; A voice was heard in Ramah, lamentation, and …

Ramah. lamentation.

Jeremiah 4:31 For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish …

Jeremiah 9:17-21 Thus said the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning …

Ezekiel 2:10 And he spread it before me; and it was written within and without: …

Revelation 8:13 And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the middle of heaven, …

Rachel.

Genesis 35:16-20 And they journeyed from Bethel; and there was but a little way to …

would.

Genesis 37:30,33-35 And he returned to his brothers, and said, The child is not; and …

Genesis 42:36 And Jacob their father said to them, Me have you bereaved of my children: …

Job 14:10 But man dies, and wastes away: yes, man gives up the ghost, and where is he?

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