Luke 10:33

But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But a certaine Samaritane as he iourneyed, came where he was; and when hee saw him, hee had compassion on him,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But a Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he was moved with compassion,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But a certain man of Samaria, journeying that way, came where he was, and when he saw him, he was moved with pity for him,
- Basic English Bible

But a certain Samaritan journeying came to him, and seeing [him], was moved with compassion,
- Darby Bible

But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came were he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,
- Webster's Bible

But a certain Samaritan, being on a journey, came where he lay, and seeing him was moved with pity.
- Weymouth Bible

But a certain Samaritan, as he traveled, came where he was. When he saw him, he was moved with compassion,
- World English Bible

But a Samaritan, goynge the weie, cam bisidis hym; and he siy hym, and hadde reuthe on hym;
- Wycliffe Bible

`But a certain Samaritan, journeying, came along him, and having seen him, he was moved with compassion,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 10:33


10:33 But a certain Samaritan came where he was - It was admirably well judged to represent the distress on the side of the Jew, and the mercy on that of the Samaritan. For the case being thus proposed, self interest would make the very scribe sensible, how amiable such a conduct was, and would lay him open to our Lord's inference. Had it been put the other way, prejudice might more easily have interposed, before the heart could have been affected.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 10:33


Lu 10:33 A certain Samaritan. The hereditary enemy of the Jews; despised and hated by the latter. "The Jews and Samaritans have no dealings" (Joh 4:9). If any man had excuse for passing the wounded Jew by it was the Samaritan. But, unlike the priest and Levite, he had compassion. His compassion leads to action, to self-denial, and inconvenience. He dresses the man's wounds, sets him on his own beast, carries him to the inn, and when he left, left money for his care. For ancient inns, see PNT "Lu 2:7".

Discussion for Luke 10

  • A disciple
    In all the various kinds of people following Jesus, look at the oneness of the word toward each kind! To the Seventy, to the Lawyer, to Martha; all speak to us about being sent into difficult situations and conditions, for the sake of doing God's work: whether we are sent out; or if we have one in front of us who needs mercy; or we need to lay aside all our "other" worries, and sit down and hear!
  • Geraldine Cole
    Mary was concerned about what Jesus had to say and she wanted to learn everything she could while she could martha was like some of us selfish only thinking about what she needed at the time not saying she did not love Jesus or her sister when some people need help all they can see is themselves .mary was more concerned about hearing Jesus there is a lot of Martha spirits in this world selfish.
  • Sandra
    Mary has that attitude of listening whereas Martha worried and Mary chose the good to do. I like the fact worrying does solve the problem which means the word of god has the answer when we totally trust him.
  • Charles
    Jesus. Jesus. and more Jesus
  • Ron
    What other Holy Bible verses is comparable to Luke 10:1-17, 21-23; Luke 11:27, 28.
  • Kaye
    God have a plan with a purpose

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