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Matthew 2:3 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And when Herod the king heard it, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— When Herod the king had heard [these things], he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When Herod the king heard [this], he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— When Herod the king had heard [these things], he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But Herod the king having heard [of it], was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, when King Herod heard, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Herod the king having heard, was stirred, and all Jerusalem with him,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And king Herod hearing this, was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— When Herod the king had heard [these things], he was troubled, and all Hierusalem with him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But Herodes the king heard, and was troubled, and all Urishlem with him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Herod the king heard, and he was disturbed; and all Jerusalem with him.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
When 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
Herod 2264
{2264} Prime
Compound of ἥρως [[heros]] (a 'hero') and G1491; heroic; Herodes, the name of four Jewish kings.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
king 935
{0935} Prime
Probably from G0939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abstractly, relatively or figuratively).
had heard 191
{0191} Prime
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
[these things], he was troubled, 5015
{5015} Prime
Of uncertain affinity; to stir or agitate (roil water).
<5681> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 602
and 2532
{2532} Prime
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.
all 3956
{3956} Prime
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
Jerusalem 2414
{2414} Prime
Of Hebrew origin [H3389]; Hierosolyma (that is, Jerushalaim), the capital of Palestine.
with 3326
{3326} Prime
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
him. 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Matthew 2:3

_ _ When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled — viewing this as a danger to his own throne: perhaps his guilty conscience also suggested other grounds of fear.

_ _ and all Jerusalem with him — from a dread of revolutionary commotions, and perhaps also of Herod’s rage.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Matthew 2:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Matthew 2:3

When Herod the king had heard [these things], he was (c) troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.

(c) Was much moved, for he was a foreigner, and became ruler by force; and the Jews were troubled; for wickedness is mad and raging.

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Matthew 8:29 And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before the time?
Matthew 23:37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, [thou] that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under [her] wings, and ye would not!
1 Kings 18:17-18 And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, [Art] thou he that troubleth Israel? ... And he answered, I have not troubled Israel; but thou, and thy father's house, in that ye have forsaken the commandments of the LORD, and thou hast followed Baalim.
John 11:47-48 Then gathered the chief priests and the Pharisees a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many miracles. ... If we let him thus alone, all [men] will believe on him: and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.
Acts 4:2 Being grieved that they taught the people, and preached through Jesus the resurrection from the dead.
Acts 4:24-27 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, thou [art] God, which hast made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and all that in them is: ... For of a truth against thy holy child Jesus, whom thou hast anointed, both Herod, and Pontius Pilate, with the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,
Acts 5:24-28 Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow. ... Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.
Acts 16:20-21 And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city, ... And teach customs, which are not lawful for us to receive, neither to observe, being Romans.
Acts 17:6-7 And when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down are come hither also; ... Whom Jason hath received: and these all do contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying that there is another king, [one] Jesus.
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