Luke 10:18

“And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he said vnto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heauen.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He said to them, "I was watching Satan fall from heaven like lightning.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto them, I beheld Satan fallen as lightning from heaven.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, I was watching for Satan, falling from heaven like a star.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to them, I beheld Satan as lightning falling out of heaven.
- Darby Bible

And he said to them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
- Webster's Bible

I saw Satan fall like a lightning-flash out of Heaven, He replied.
- Weymouth Bible

He said to them, "I saw Satan having fallen like lightning from heaven.
- World English Bible

And he seide to hem, Y saiy Sathnas fallynge doun fro heuene, as leit.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he said to them, `I was beholding the Adversary, as lightning from the heaven having fallen;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 10:18


10:18 I beheld Satan - That is, when ye went forth, I saw the kingdom of Satan, which was highly exalted, swiftly and suddenly cast down.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 10:18


Lu 10:18 I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Various interpretations of this statement are given, but it is probable that Christ refers to the original fall of Satan (Isa 14:12 Jude 1:6). The victory of his disciples over the demons is the harbinger of another fall, when Satan and all his works shall be destroyed.

Discussion for Luke 10

  • Sheryl
    God is Awesome and he will not put more on us that we can bare. He just want us to be faithful and love everyone.
  • Obed Chikonge for verse 42
    Too much of somethings without right decision,right direction,and right principle means making one right choice.Mary made the right decision to find herself at Jesus' feet and right principle to listen to Jesus as her only source of God's word.
  • Gabno rental world services for verse 19
    The power of God is God himself
  • Kaye
    God have a plan with a purpose
  • Tonguino Alexis
    The summary of Luke 10 ,is making heaven.
  • Tonguino Alexis for verse 42
    "There is only one thing needed"...This was Jesus' response to Martha.That one thing needed is saving one's soul,in other words Salvation.Also,continually feeding the soul with its desired food,which is the word...The word of God. Now,why didn't Mary join Martha for the preparations? It's clear in verse 39,which says "Her sister,Mary,sat at the Lord's feet,listening to what He taught.This tells us that,Mary was more concerned about saving her soul and knowing the word of God,rather than running after worldly pleasures to satisfy the flesh,which stands for the preparations the bible talks about.Beloved,I encourage you to embrace the freely given salvation the Lord has brought to us.

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