21st Century King James Version
20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife, for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost.
21 And she shall bring forth a Son, and thou shalt call His name Jesus, for He shall save His people from their sins.”
22 Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,Read full chapter
New International Version
20 But after he had considered this, an angel(A) of the Lord appeared to him in a dream(B) and said, “Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. 21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus,[a](C) because he will save his people from their sins.”(D)
22 All this took place to fulfill(E) what the Lord had said through the prophet:Read full chapter
- Matthew 1:21 Jesus is the Greek form of Joshua, which means the Lord saves.