Luke 2:15
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English Standard Version
When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.”

King James Bible
And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass, when the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing that is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And it came to pass, after the angels departed from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another: Let us go over to Bethlehem, and let us see this word that is come to pass, which the Lord hath shewed to us.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass, when the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing that is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass, when the angels had departed from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even to Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known to us.

Weymouth New Testament
Then, as soon as the angels had left them and returned to Heaven, the shepherds said to one another, "Let us now go over as far as Bethlehem and see this that has happened, which the Lord has made known to us."

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Vincent's Word Studies

The shepherds

Some texts add οἱ ἄνθρωποι, the men; but the later texts omit.

Let us go (διέλθωμεν)

The preposition διά, through, implies through the intervening space.

Thing (ῥῆμα)

See on Luke 1:37. The utterance of the shepherds contains a climax: "Let us go and see this saying, which has come to pass; which the Lord made known."

Luke 2:15 Parallel Commentaries

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Luke 24:51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

2 Kings 2:1,11 And it came to pass, when the LORD would take up Elijah into heaven by a whirlwind, that Elijah went with Elisha from Gilgal...

1 Peter 3:22 Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject to him.

shepherds. Gr. men the shepherds. Let.

Exodus 3:3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt.

Psalm 111:2 The works of the LORD are great, sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.

Matthew 2:1,2,9-11 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem...

Matthew 12:42 The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it...

John 20:1-10 The first day of the week comes Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, to the sepulcher...

Cross References
Matthew 2:1
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,

Luke 2:14
"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!"

Luke 2:16
And they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby lying in a manger.

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