Luke 9:52

“And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And sent messengers before his face, and they went and entred into a village of the Samaritanes to make ready for him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and He sent messengers on ahead of Him, and they went and entered a village of the Samaritans to make arrangements for Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he sent men before: and they came to a small town of Samaria to make ready for him.
- Basic English Bible

And he sent messengers before his face. And having gone they entered into a village of the Samaritans that they might make ready for him.
- Darby Bible

And sent messengers before his face: and they went and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.
- Webster's Bible

They went and entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for Him.
- Weymouth Bible

and sent messengers before his face. They went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, so as to prepare for him.
- World English Bible

and sente messangeris bifor his siyt. And thei yeden, and entriden in to a citee of Samaritans, to make redi to hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he sent messengers before his face, and having gone on, they went into a village of Samaritans, to make ready for him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 9:52


9:52 He sent messengers to make ready - A lodging and needful entertainment for him and those with him.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 9:52


Lu 9:52 Sent messengers. To secure a stopping place for himself and disciples on their journey. Entered into a village of the Samaritans. To go from Galilee to Jerusalem "he must needs go through Samaria" (Joh 4:4), unless he went down on the east of the Jordan. The Samaritans were hereditary enemies of the Jews, and the two peoples had no intercourse.

Discussion for Luke 9:52

Bible Options