New International Version
Does not Scripture say that the Messiah will come from David's descendants and from Bethlehem, the town where David lived?"
King James Bible
Hath not the scripture said, That Christ cometh of the seed of David, and out of the town of Bethlehem, where David was?
Darby Bible Translation
Has not the scripture said that the Christ comes of the seed of David, and from the village of Bethlehem, where David was?
World English Bible
Hasn't the Scripture said that the Christ comes of the seed of David, and from Bethlehem, the village where David was?"
Young's Literal Translation
Did not the Writing say, that out of the seed of David, and from Bethlehem -- the village where David was -- the Christ doth come?'
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If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.--JOHN 7:37. My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.--O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land where no water is; to see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary. Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; …
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One Saying with Two Meanings
Answer to Mr. W's Sixth Objection.
Want of Universality in the Knowledge and Reception of Christianity, and of Greater Clearness in the Evidence.
I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.'"
"But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times."
This is the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah the son of David, the son of Abraham:
"In Bethlehem in Judea," they replied, "for this is what the prophet has written:
"'But you, Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for out of you will come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'"
So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.
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