Luke 23:48

“And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And all the crowds who came together for this spectacle, when they observed what had happened, {began} to return, beating their breasts.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And all the multitudes that came together to this sight, when they beheld the things that were done, returned smiting their breasts.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And all the people who had come together to see it, when they saw the things which were done, went back again making signs of grief.
- Basic English Bible

And all the crowds who had come together to that sight, having seen the things that took place, returned, beating [their] breasts.
- Darby Bible

And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.
- Webster's Bible

And all the crowds that had come together to this sight, after seeing all that had occurred, returned to the city beating their breasts.
- Weymouth Bible

All the multitudes that came together to see this, when they saw the things that were done, returned home beating their breasts.
- World English Bible

And al the puple of hem that weren there togidir at this spectacle, and sayn tho thingis that weren don, smyten her brestis, and turneden ayen.
- Wycliffe Bible

and all the multitudes who were come together to this sight, beholding the things that came to pass, smiting their breasts did turn back;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 23:48


23:48 All the people - Who had not been actors therein, returned smiting their breasts - In testimony of sorrow.


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