Luke 19:41

“And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 19:41

And when he was come neere, he beheld the city and wept ouer it,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When He approached {Jerusalem,} He saw the city and wept over it,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when he drew nigh, he saw the city and wept over it,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when he got near and saw the town, he was overcome with weeping for it,
- Basic English Bible

And as he drew near, seeing the city, he wept over it,
- Darby Bible

And when he had come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it,
- Webster's Bible

When He came into full view of the city, He wept aloud over it, and exclaimed,
- Weymouth Bible

When he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it,
- World English Bible

And whanne he neiyede, `he seiy the citee,
- Wycliffe Bible

And when he came nigh, having seen the city, he wept over it,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 19:41

Wesley's Notes for Luke 19:41


19:39 Rebuke thy disciples - Paying thee this immoderate honour.

19:40 If these should hold their peace, the stones, which lie before you, would cry out - That is, God would raise up some still more unlikely instruments to declare his praise. For the power of God will not return empty.

19:42 O that thou hadst known, at least in this thy day - After thou hast neglected so many. Thy day - The day wherein God still offers thee his blessings.

19:43 Thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee around - All this was exactly performed by Titus, the Roman general.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 19:41


Lu 19:41 He beheld the city, and wept over it. This lament over the wicked city is given only by Luke (Lu 19:41-44). In that moment when the multitude is shouting his praises, his heart is breaking over the woes of the city that he knew would slay him. Only in one other place are we told that Jesus wept (Joh 11:35), each time over human sorrow.

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