Mark 9:37
Modern Translations
New International Version
"Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me."

New Living Translation
“Anyone who welcomes a little child like this on my behalf welcomes me, and anyone who welcomes me welcomes not only me but also my Father who sent me.”

English Standard Version
“Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me, and whoever receives me, receives not me but him who sent me.”

Berean Study Bible
“Whoever welcomes one of these little children in My name welcomes Me, and whoever welcomes Me welcomes not only Me, but the One who sent Me.”

New American Standard Bible
“Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me.”

NASB 1995
"Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me."

NASB 1977
“Whoever receives one child like this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me.”

Amplified Bible
“Whoever receives and welcomes one child such as this in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me receives not [only] Me, but Him who sent Me.”

Christian Standard Bible
“Whoever welcomes one little child such as this in my name welcomes me. And whoever welcomes me does not welcome me, but him who sent me.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Whoever welcomes one little child such as this in My name welcomes Me. And whoever welcomes Me does not welcome Me, but Him who sent Me."

Contemporary English Version
"When you welcome even a child because of me, you welcome me. And when you welcome me, you welcome the one who sent me."

Good News Translation
"Whoever welcomes in my name one of these children, welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me, welcomes not only me but also the one who sent me."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me. Whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me."

International Standard Version
"Whoever welcomes a child like this in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me."

NET Bible
"Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

New King James Version
“Whoever receives one of these little children in My name receives Me; and whoever receives Me, receives not Me but Him who sent Me.”

King James 2000 Bible
Whosoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receives me: and whosoever shall receive me, receives not me, but him that sent me.

New Heart English Bible
"Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, does not receive me, but him who sent me."

World English Bible
"Whoever receives one such little child in my name, receives me, and whoever receives me, doesn't receive me, but him who sent me."

American King James Version
Whoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receives me: and whoever shall receive me, receives not me, but him that sent me.

American Standard Version
Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

A Faithful Version
"Whoever shall receive one of such little children in My name receives Me; and whoever shall receive Me does not receive Me only, but Him Who sent Me."

Darby Bible Translation
Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receives me; and whosoever shall receive me, does not receive me, but him who sent me.

English Revised Version
Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Whoever shall receive one of such children in my name, receiveth me: and whoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Whosoeuer shall receiue one of such litle children in my Name, receiueth me: and whosoeuer receiueth mee, receiueth not me, but him that sent me.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Whosoeuer receaueth any such a young chylde in my name, receaueth me: And whosoeuer receaueth me, receaueth not me, but hym that sent me.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Who so euer receaueth soch a childe in my name, receaueth me: and who so euer receaueth me, receaueth not me, but him that hath sent me.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Whosoever receave eny soche a chylde in my name receaveth me. And whosoever receaveth me receaveth not me but him that sent me.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
“Whoever may receive one of such children in My Name, receives Me, and whoever may receive Me, does not receive Me, but Him who sent Me.”

Berean Literal Bible
"Whoever shall receive one of such little children in My name, receives Me; and whoever shall receive Me, does not receive Me, but the One having sent Me."

Young's Literal Translation
'Whoever may receive one of such children in my name, doth receive me, and whoever may receive me, doth not receive me, but Him who sent me.'

Smith's Literal Translation
Whoever should receive ones of such young children in my name, receives me: and whoever should receive me, receives not me, but him sending me.

Literal Emphasis Translation
Whoever shall welcomingly receive one of such little children upon My name, welcomingly receives Me; and whoever shall welcomingly receive Me, does not welcomingly receive Me, but the One having sent Me.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Whosoever shall receive one such child as this in my name, receiveth me. And whosoever shall receive me, receiveth not me, but him that sent me.

Catholic Public Domain Version
“Whoever receives one such child in my name, receives me. And whoever receives me, receives not me, but him who sent me.”

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Whoever shall receive one boy like this in my name is receiving me, and whoever receives me has not received me, but him who sent me.

Lamsa Bible
Whoever receives a boy like this in my name, he receives me; and he who receives me, does not receive me, but him who has sent me.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Whoever will receive one of such children on my account, receives me; and whoever will receive me, receives not me, but him that sent me.

Godbey New Testament
Whosoever may receive one of such little children in my name, receives me: and whosoever may receive me, receives not me, but Him that sent me.

Haweis New Testament
Whosoever shall receive one of such little children in my name, receiveth me: and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me merely, but him that sent me.

Mace New Testament
whoever receives such a child as this upon my account, receives me; and he that receiveth me, does not so properly receive me, as the commands of him that sent me.

Weymouth New Testament
"Whoever for my sake receives one such young child as this, receives me; and whoever receives me, receives not so much me as Him who sent me."

Worrell New Testament
"Whosoever receives one of such little children in My name, receives Me; and whosoever receives Me, receives not Me, but Him Who sent Me."

Worsley New Testament
Whoever shall receive one of these little children in my name, receiveth me; and whosoever receiveth me, receiveth not me only, but Him that sent me.








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