Luke 24:21

“But we trusted that it had been he which should have redeemed Israel: and beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But wee trusted that it had bene hee, which should haue redeemed Israel: and beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is the third day since these things happened.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But we hoped that it was he who should redeem Israel. Yea and besides all this, it is now the third day since these things came to pass.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But we were hoping that he would be the Saviour of Israel. In addition to all this he has now let three days go by from the time when these things took place;
- Basic English Bible

But *we* had hoped that *he* was [the one] who is about to redeem Israel. But then, besides all these things, it is now, to-day, the third day since these things took place.
- Darby Bible

But we trusted that it had been he who would have redeemed Israel: and besides all this, to-day is the third day since these things were done.
- Webster's Bible

But we were hoping that it was He who was about to ransom Israel. Yes, and moreover it was the day before yesterday that these things happened.
- Weymouth Bible

But we were hoping that it was he who would redeem Israel. Yes, and besides all this, it is now the third day since these things happened.
- World English Bible

But we hopiden, that he schulde haue ayenbouyt Israel. And now on alle these thingis the thridde dai is to dai, that these thingis weren don.
- Wycliffe Bible

and we were hoping that he it is who is about to redeem Israel, and also with all these things, this third day is passing to-day, since these things happened.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 24:21


24:21 To - day is the third day - The day he should have risen again, if at all.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 24:21


Lu 24:21 We trusted that it had been he which should redeem Israel. They hoped. They did not now hope. Their hopes were buried.

Discussion for Luke 24

  • Irene123
    V.53 - As I just now read this v., and noticed the word "temple" and knew this temple was in Jerusalem, and that the Apostles and disciples (120) tarries there for10 days; it occurred to me quite awhile ago while scanning the internet on Jerusalem historical places, that I saw a pic of the 'cenacle' that has been rebuilt where this 'tarrying' happened. cont.
  • Irene123
    "A Fresh Look At Matt. 28:19"; Trinitarians favorite scripture is, in reality, one of the best vs. for Jesus name one God believers. It is easily rendered so by asking the simple question, 'What is the name'? The answer is: JESUS. Jesus ALSO said, "That repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name." Peter got it exactly right with Acts2:38, Peter again, Acts 4:10-12; 10:1-6.
  • Irene123
    Tomorrow is Resurrection Sunday!!! Lk. 24:6: HE IS RISEN!!!
  • Irene123
    quote - A vital fact must be remembered regarding the Apostles being taught. It is important to US because it applies to us in exactly the same way it did to them. "Then opened He their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures." Without divine illumination no man can understand the scriptures. unquote
  • Irene123
    Lk. 24:47 is a witness to Matt. 28:19 - " ... preached in His NAME; Acts2:38; 4:12. These are all witnesses of the NAME Jesus. Jesus IS the Father in creation, the Son in redemption, the Holy Ghost in regeneration. These are titles, not 'names'; JESUS is the name (and I quote someone else on here - Jesus said so). Peter DID what Jesus said when he preached Acts2:38.
  • Fe Briones
    The prediction of Christ death and resurrection is joinedwith the essence of man`s responds repentance and the resulting benefits forgiveness Acts 5:31:13:47 Him hath God exalted with His right hand to be a Prince and a savior for to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins and a light of the gentiles that thou should be for a salvation unto the ends of the eart.

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