Luke 10:25

“And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And behold, a certaine Lawyer stood vp, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I doe to inherite eternall life? He said vnto him,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And a lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and made trial of him, saying, Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a certain teacher of the law got up and put him to the test, saying, Master, what have I to do so that I may have eternal life?
- Basic English Bible

And behold, a certain lawyer stood up tempting him, and saying, Teacher, having done what, shall I inherit life eternal?
- Darby Bible

And behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
- Webster's Bible

Then an expounder of the Law stood up to test Him with a question. "Rabbi," he asked, "what shall I do to inherit the Life of the Ages?"
- Weymouth Bible

Behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested him, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
- World English Bible

And lo! a wise man of the lawe ros vp, temptynge hym, and seiynge, Maister, what thing schal Y do to haue euerlastynge lijf?
- Wycliffe Bible

And lo, a certain lawyer stood up, trying him, and saying, `Teacher, what having done, life age-during shall I inherit?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 10:25


10:25 #Mt 22:35|; Mr 12:28.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 10:25


Lu 10:25-29 The parable of the Good Samaritan, as well as that of the Prodigal Son and Lazarus and Dives, are given only by Luke. A certain lawyer. One versed in the Jewish law, a theologian, a scribe, and possibly a rabbi. Tempted him. Put him to trial. What shall I do to inherit eternal life? He probably had noted that Jesus was calling sinners to repentance, but he fancied that he belonged to another class, and hence asks, "What shall I do"?

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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