New Living Translation
When it was time to leave, they returned to their own country by another route, for God had warned them in a dream not to return to Herod.
King James Bible
And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.
Darby Bible Translation
And being divinely instructed in a dream not to return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.
World English Bible
Being warned in a dream that they shouldn't return to Herod, they went back to their own country another way.
Young's Literal Translation
and having been divinely warned in a dream not to turn back unto Herod, through another way they withdrew to their own region.
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LibraryFlight into Egypt and Slaughter of the Bethlehem Children.
(Bethlehem and Road Thence to Egypt, b.c. 4.) ^A Matt. II. 13-18. ^a 13 Now when they were departed [The text favors the idea that the arrival and departure of the magi and the departure of Joseph for Egypt, all occurred in one night. If so, the people of Bethlehem knew nothing of these matters], behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise [this command calls for immediate departure] and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt [This land was ever the …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
The Child Jesus Brought from Egypt to Nazareth.
The visit and Homage of the Magi, and the Flight into Egypt
The Child-Life in Nazareth
He speaks in dreams, in visions of the night, when deep sleep falls on people as they lie in their beds.
He whispers in their ears and terrifies them with warnings.
As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. "Joseph, son of David," the angel said, "do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit.
After the wise men were gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. "Get up! Flee to Egypt with the child and his mother," the angel said. "Stay there until I tell you to return, because Herod is going to search for the child to kill him."
When Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt.
But when he learned that the new ruler of Judea was Herod's son Archelaus, he was afraid to go there. Then, after being warned in a dream, he left for the region of Galilee.
Just then, as Pilate was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him this message: "Leave that innocent man alone. I suffered through a terrible nightmare about him last night."
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