Luke 23:47

“Now when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now when the Centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when the centurion saw what had happened, he {began} praising God, saying, "Certainly this man was innocent."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the captain saw what was done, he gave praise to God, saying, Without doubt this was an upright man.
- Basic English Bible

Now the centurion, seeing what took place, glorified God, saying, In very deed this man was just.
- Darby Bible

Now when the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, Certainly this was a righteous man.
- Webster's Bible

The Captain, seeing what had happened, gave glory to God, saying, "Beyond question this man was innocent."
- Weymouth Bible

When the centurion saw what was done, he glorified God, saying, "Certainly this was a righteous man."
- World English Bible

And the centurien seynge that thing that was don, glorifiede God, and seide, Verili this man was iust.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the centurion having seen what was done, did glorify God, saying, `Really this man was righteous;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 23:47


23:47 Certainly this was a righteous man - Which implies an approbation of all he had done and taught.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 23:47


Lu 23:47,48 When the centurion saw, etc. See notes on Mt 27:54-56.

Discussion for Luke 23:47

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