Luke 17:12

“And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And as he entred into a certaine village, there met him tenne men that were lepers, which stood afarre off.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As He entered a village, ten leprous men who stood at a distance met Him;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, who stood afar off:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he went into a certain small town he came across ten men who were lepers, and they, keeping themselves at a distance,
- Basic English Bible

And as he entered into a certain village ten leprous men met him, who stood afar off.
- Darby Bible

And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, who stood at a distance.
- Webster's Bible

And as He entered a certain village, ten men met Him who were lepers and stood at a distance.
- Weymouth Bible

As he entered into a certain village, ten men who were lepers met him, who stood at a distance.
- World English Bible

And whanne he entride in to a castel, ten leprouse men camen ayens hym, whiche stoden afer,
- Wycliffe Bible

and he entering into a certain village, there met him ten leprous men, who stood afar off,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 17:12


Lu 17:12 There met him ten men that were lepers. For account of the leprosy, and the laws of Moses concerning it, see PNT "Mt 8:2". These lepers, excluded from other society, grouped together for company. Stood afar off. As required by the law of Moses (Le 13:46).

Discussion for Luke 17

  • Bruce
    Mary N: Isaiah4:1 Women we're looking for a husband because a lot of men died in war. Many women are willing to marry one man to take away their reproach! They'll take care of their own needs,it won't cost him anything! Their a outcast! not married no garment,his name!
    Without a wedding garment we are an outcast! Matthew22:12-14, are you John6:44,1John1:9,Matthew 3:11
    Changed ll Corinthians5:17
  • Helen B
    To Mary Nickel. See Isaiah 4 verse 1 And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man,saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach. Read chapter 3 to better understand this verse.




  • Mary Nickell
    My dad had told me long ago about women being so bad in the last days, and the Bible saying that they would be begging for a man and man would have nothing more to do with them. Was trying to find it and am having trouble with looking for it. If you could find it, I would appreciate it. Thank you
  • Isaac
    from that event there is a lesson of tithe. Ten were heal right? one came back to say THANK u. I found out that Jesus now bless and prayed for him initially he didn't he only sent them. so when we pay tithe from what He has bless us with he add more and increases it, remember also when you say thank you, you enroll for more blessing. 1 return, and he was enroll for more blessing.
  • Irene123
    v. 17 - the 9 that were healed - were just physically healed; the 'one' was spiritually healed - saved. also - this praise the one gave Jesus was done in public and was a witness to many others. we are to be witnesses of him.
  • Eric
    And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked:

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