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Matthew 18:5 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “And whoever receives one such child in My name receives Me;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And whoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and whosoever shall receive one such little child in my name, receives me.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, whosoever shall give welcome unto one such child as this, upon my name, unto me, giveth welcome.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And he who may receive one such child in my name, doth receive me,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he that shall receive one such little child in my name, receiveth me.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And who so shall receiue one such little child in my name, receiueth me.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And whosoever shall receive [such] as [are] like this child in my name, he receiveth me.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he that shall receive in my name [one who is] like to this child, he receiveth me.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
whoso 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
1437
{1437} Prime
ἐάν
ean
{eh-an'}
From G1487 and G0302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty.
shall receive 1209
{1209} Prime
δέχομαι
dechomai
{dekh'-om-ahee}
Middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively).
z5667
<5667> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Middle Deponent (See G5788)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 55
one 1520
{1520} Prime
εἷς
heis
{hice}
(Including the neuter [etc.] ἕν [[hen]]); a primary numeral; one.
such 5108
{5108} Prime
τοιοῦτος
toioutos
{toy-oo'-tos}
(Including the other inflections); from G5104 and G3778; truly this, that is, of this sort (to denote character or individuality).
little child 3813
{3813} Prime
παιδίον
paidion
{pahee-dee'-on}
Neuter diminutive of G3816; a childling (of either sex), that is, (properly) an infant, or (by extension) a half grown boy or girl; figuratively an immature Christian.
in 1909
{1909} Prime
ἐπί
epi
{ep-ee'}
A primary preposition properly meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution [with the genitive case], that is, over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc.
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
name 3686
{3686} Prime
ὄνομα
onoma
{on'-om-ah}
From a presumed derivative of the base of G1097 (compare G3685); a 'name' (literally or figuratively), (authority, character).
receiveth 1209
{1209} Prime
δέχομαι
dechomai
{dekh'-om-ahee}
Middle voice of a primary verb; to receive (in various applications, literally or figuratively).
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
me. 1691
{1691} Prime
ἐμέ
eme
{em-eh'}
A prolonged form of G3165; me.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 18:1-9.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 18:1-6.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Matthew 18:5-6

And all who are in this sense little children are unspeakably dear to me. Therefore help them all you can, as if it were myself in person, and see that ye offend them not; that is, that ye turn them not out of the right way, neither hinder them in it. Matthew 10:40; Luke 10:16; John 13:20. Mark 9:42; Luke 17:1.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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receive:

Matthew 10:40-42 He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me. ... And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold [water] only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.
Matthew 25:40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done [it] unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done [it] unto me.
Matthew 25:45 Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye did [it] not to one of the least of these, ye did [it] not to me.
Mark 9:41 For whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward.
Luke 9:48 And said unto them, Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me: and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.
Luke 17:1-2 Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe [unto him], through whom they come! ... It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.

receiveth:

Mark 9:37 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.
John 13:20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I send receiveth me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me.
Galatians 4:14 And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, [even] as Christ Jesus.
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Mt 10:40; 25:40, 45. Mk 9:37, 41. Lk 9:48; 17:1. Jn 13:20. Ga 4:14.

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