Luke 9:46

“Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

An argument started among them as to which of them might be the greatest.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there arose a reasoning among them, which of them was the greatest.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now there was a discussion among them about which of them would be the greatest.
- Basic English Bible

And a reasoning came in amongst them, who should be [the] greatest of them.
- Darby Bible

Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.
- Webster's Bible

Now there arose a dispute among them, which of them was to be the greatest.
- Weymouth Bible

There arose an argument among them about which of them was the greatest.
- World English Bible

But a thouyt entride in to hem, who of hem schulde be grettest.
- Wycliffe Bible

And there entered a reasoning among them, this, Who may be greater of them?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 9:46


9:46 And there arose a reasoning among them - This kind of reasoning always arose at the most improper times that could be imagined.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 9:46


Lu 9:46-50 Which of them should be greatest. See notes on Mt 18:1-6 Mr 9:33-50. For notes on the question of John and the Lord's answer, see Mark as above.

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