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.

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