Luke 10:24

For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I tell you, that many Prophets, and kings haue desired to see those things which yee see, and haue not seene them: & to heare those things which yee heare, and haue not heard them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

for I say to you, that many prophets and kings wished to see the things which you see, and did not see {them,} and to hear the things which you hear, and did not hear {them.}"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for I say unto you, that many prophets and kings desired to see the things which ye see, and saw them not; and to hear the things which ye hear, and heard them not.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I say to you that numbers of prophets and kings have had a desire to see the things which you see, and have not seen them, and to have knowledge of the things which have come to your ears, and they had it not.
- Basic English Bible

For I say to you that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye behold, and did not see [them]; and to hear the things which ye hear, and did not hear [them].
- Darby Bible

For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear the things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
- Webster's Bible

For I tell you that many Prophets and kings have desired to see the things you see, and have not seen them, and to hear the things you hear, and have not heard them."
- Weymouth Bible

for I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see the things which you see, and didn't see them, and to hear the things which you hear, and didn't hear them."
- World English Bible

For Y seie to you, that many prophetis and kyngis wolden haue seie tho thingis, that ye seen, and thei sayn not; and here tho thingis, that ye heren, and thei herden not.
- Wycliffe Bible

for I say to you, that many prophets and kings did wish to see what ye perceive, and did not see, and to hear what ye hear, and did not hear.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Luke 10

  • Steve morrow
    Is it love to withhold the truth --- why is that being done mark 7:9 and HE said unto them full well you reject the commandment of GOD that you my keep your own tradition-----love your neighbor ---
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 10:22 ALL THINGS ARE DELIVERED TO ME OF MY FATHER AND NO MAN KNOWETH WHO THE SON IS BUT THE FATHER AND WHO THE FATHER IS BUT THE SON AND HE TO WHOM THE SON WILL REVEAL HIM*****LUKE 2:49 AND HE SAID UNTO THEM HOW IS IT THAT YOU SOUGHT ME WIST YOU NOT THAT I MUST BE ABOUT MY FATHERS BUSINESS*****
  • Lu2677
    Edna, What is your conclusion of; (The story of the Good Samaritan, and the Lord's answer to the lawyer he was talking to) Luke 10:25 through 37? I hope to get an answer from you.
  • Anna
    Irene: Yes, sorry, I translated it in my head from the Finnish bible.
  • Irene123
    Anna - I guess your Bible says - "locked"; the KJV just says shut. That's okay, they very well could have been locked - for fear of the unbelieving Jews.
  • Anna
    Irene: John 20:26. Jesus appears to His disciples.

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