Luke 5:16

“And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he withdrew himselfe into the wildernesse, and prayed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Jesus Himself would {often} slip away to the wilderness and pray.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he withdrew himself in the deserts, and prayed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he went away by himself to a waste place for prayer.
- Basic English Bible

And *he* withdrew himself, and was about in the desert [places] and praying.
- Darby Bible

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.
- Webster's Bible

but Jesus Himself constantly withdrew into the Desert and there prayed.
- Weymouth Bible

But he withdrew himself into the desert, and prayed.
- World English Bible

And he wente in to desert, and preiede.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he was withdrawing himself in the desert places and was praying.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 5:16


5:16 He withdrew - The expression in the original implies, that he did so frequently.


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