Luke 11:28

“But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But hee said, Yea, rather blessed are they that heare the word of God, and keepe it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But He said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he said, More happy are they who give hearing to the word of God and keep it.
- Basic English Bible

But *he* said, Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep [it].
- Darby Bible

But he said, Yes, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
- Webster's Bible

Nay rather, He replied, "they are blessed who hear God's Message and carefully keep it."
- Weymouth Bible

But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."
- World English Bible

And he seide, But yhe blessid be thei, that heren the word of God, and kepen it.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he said, `Yea, rather, happy those hearing the word of God, and keeping [it]!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 11:28


11:28 Yea, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God and keep it - For if even she that bare him had not done this, she would have forfeited all her blessedness.


Discussion for Luke 11:28

  • AMEN JAY for verse 28
    For the word of GOD is sharper than two edged object is a great and wonderful weapon for those that uphold it,OH LORD HELP US FOLLOW THROGH with thy word AMEN.
  • Mark harold poticar for verse 28
    if you can find it in the NEW KING JAMES VERSION

    it is more corrupt
  • Mark harold poticar for verse 28
    as you can see in other version their bible says.. "on the contrary" - when you dont study the bible well.. using the word contrary you will not be aware that the bible says.. with the previous verse(27) - that we that study or hear the word of God is blessed than mary..

    another funny quote keeping it(keep where)