Luke 10:29

“But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 10:29

But he willing to iustifie himselfe, said vnto Iesus, And who is my neighbour?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he, desiring to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he, desiring to put himself in the right, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
- Basic English Bible

But he, desirous of justifying himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
- Darby Bible

But he, willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?
- Webster's Bible

But he, desiring to justify himself, said, "But what is meant by my `fellow man'?"
- Weymouth Bible

But he, desiring to justify himself, asked Jesus, "Who is my neighbor?"
- World English Bible

But he willynge to iustifie hym silf, seide to Jhesu, And who is my neiybore?
- Wycliffe Bible

And he, willing to declare himself righteous, said unto Jesus, `And who is my neighbour?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 10:29

Wesley's Notes for Luke 10:29


10:29 To justify himself - That is, to show he had done this. #Lev 18:5|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 10:29


Lu 10:29 Willing to justify himself. Evidently conscious that he did not keep the law of love. Who is my neighbour? The Lord answers by a parable.

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