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Matthew 1:20-22 Worldwide English (New Testament) (WE)

20 While he was thinking about this, he had a dream. An angel of the Lord came to him. He said, `Joseph, David's son, do not fear to take Mary to be your wife. Her baby is by the Holy Spirit.

21 She will have a baby son. Name him Jesus, because he will save his people from the wrong things they have done.'

22 All of this had been told long before by the Lord through his prophet. It came true.

Matthew 1:20-22 New International Version (NIV)

20 But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream 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] because he will save his people from their sins.”

22 All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet:


  1. Matthew 1:21 Jesus is the Greek form of Joshua, which means the Lord saves.
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