Luke 11:53

“And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And as he said these things vnto them, the Scribes and the Pharisees began to vrge him vehemently, and to prouoke him to speake of many things:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When He left there, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile and to question Him closely on many subjects,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he was come out from thence, the scribes and the Pharisees began to press upon `him' vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he had come out of that place, the scribes and the Pharisees came round him angrily, questioning him about more things;
- Basic English Bible

And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to press him urgently, and to make him speak of many things;
- Darby Bible

And as he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to solicit him to speak of many things;
- Webster's Bible

After He had left the house, the Scribes and Pharisees commenced a vehement attempt to entangle Him and make Him give off-hand answers on numerous points,
- Weymouth Bible

As he said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be terribly angry, and to draw many things out of him;
- World English Bible

And whanne he seide these thingis to hem, the Farisees and wise men of lawe bigunnen greuousli to ayenstonde, and stoppe his mouth of many thingis,
- Wycliffe Bible

And in his speaking these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began fearfully to urge and to press him to speak about many things,
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Luke 11:53


Lu 11:53,54 The scribes and the Pharisees. For the manner in which they tried to entrap Jesus, see Mt 22:15-46 Joh 8:1-59 9:1-41.

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