Luke 9:51

“And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it came to passe, when the time was come that he should bee receiued vp, he stedfastly set his face to goe to Hierusalem,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When the days were approaching for His ascension, He was determined to go to Jerusalem;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it came to pass, when the days were well-nigh come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,
- American Standard Version (1901)

And it came about that when the days were near for him to be taken up, his face was turned to go to Jerusalem,
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass when the days of his receiving up were fulfilled, that *he* stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem.
- Darby Bible

And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he steadfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem,
- Webster's Bible

Now when the time drew near for Him to be received up again into Heaven, He proceeded with fixed purpose towards Jerusalem, and sent messengers before Him.
- Weymouth Bible

It came to pass, when the days were near that he should be taken up, he intently set his face to go to Jerusalem,
- World English Bible

And it was don, whanne the daies of his takyng vp weren fulfillid, he settide faste his face, to go to Jerusalem,
- Wycliffe Bible

And it came to pass, in the completing of the days of his being taken up, that he fixed his face to go on to Jerusalem,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 9:51


9:51 The days are fulfilled that he should be received up - That is, the time of his passion was now at hand. St. Luke looks through this, to the glory which was to follow. He steadfastly set his face - Without fear of his enemies, or shame of the cross, #Heb 12:2|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 9:51


Lu 9:51 When the time was come. The time of his suffering was not far away. He was about to leave Galilee. He stedfastly set his face to go to Jerusalem. Knowing what he should suffer there. Just when this was we are not told.

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