Luke 24:11

“And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they beleeued them not.”

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Other Translations

And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not.
- King James Version

But these words appeared to them as nonsense, and they would not believe them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And these words appeared in their sight as idle talk; and they disbelieved them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But these words seemed foolish to them, and they had no belief in them.
- Basic English Bible

And their words appeared in their eyes as an idle tale, and they disbelieved them.
- Darby Bible

And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not.
- Webster's Bible

But the whole story seemed to them an idle tale; they could not believe the women.
- Weymouth Bible

These words seemed to them to be nonsense, and they didn't believe them.
- World English Bible

And these wordis weren seyn bifor hem as madnesse, and thei bileueden not to hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

and their sayings appeared before them as idle talk, and they were not believing them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Luke 24:11

Lu 24:11 Seemed to them as idle tales. To the apostles. They seemed to have not the slightest expectation of a resurrection.

Discussion for Luke 24

  • Charley
    romanisim, russian orthodoxy are cults who worship idols, thats right they say they just venerate which is worship. exodus 20-2. 1st cor9-10 no idol worshipper in mary, st.ann st. theresa, the pope, st.joseph i could go on and on this is a cult which the lord jesus saved me out of o pray for lost souls in these cults we need to reach them with the real jesus of the bible, the mass is blaspheme.
  • Stan jett
    Luke 24:32 And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the scriptures? My heart burned within me when I was saved. It seemed that every word out of the preachers mouth was aimed at me. My wife also was saved the same day.
  • Deborah
    LUKE 24 is a beautiful chapter...can you imagine having CHRIST appear to you, sit, eat and talk with you! HOW AMAZING THAT WOULD BE!!! What amazes me also is how they had the old testament to teach them about Christ and yet they still didn't know Him. Also how HE had spent time with them and worked miracles in front of them and they still didn't understand Him nor recognize Him when they saw HIM.
  • Gary F
    Luke 6:37
    Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:
  • Albert Allen
    Can people who call themselves Catholic be saved?...yes, I do think so, can people who hold fast to the Catholic doctrine be saved?....I don't see any way they can be. Let every man examine himself with the Holy scriptures as the "only" standard.
  • WC
    Catholics are not saved people. Trusting in Christ and Him alone is what saves. Everything about Catholicism teaches to trust in other things...Mary, Pope's edicts, confessing to priests, etc. I know because I came out of that. It's a filthy religion like all false religions. When a Catholic gets saved, they leave all that behind which would make them no longer Catholic.

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