Luke 9:55

“But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what maner spirit ye are of.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But He turned and rebuked them, [and said, "You do not know what kind of spirit you are of;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he turned, and rebuked them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But turning round he said sharp words to them.
- Basic English Bible

But turning he rebuked them [and said, Ye know not of what spirit ye are].
- Darby Bible

But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.
- Webster's Bible

But He turned and rebuked them.
- Weymouth Bible

But he turned and rebuked them, "You don't know of what kind of spirit you are.
- World English Bible

And he turnede, and blamyde hem, and seide, Ye witen not, whos spiritis ye ben;
- Wycliffe Bible

and having turned, he rebuked them, and said, `Ye have not known of what spirit ye are;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 9:55


9:55 Ye know not what manner of spirit - The spirit of Christianity is. It is not a spirit of wrath and vengeance, but of peace, and gentleness, and love.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 9:55


Lu 9:55 He . . . rebuked them. Their spirit was not his. He quietly left the inhospitable village and went elsewhere. He was not a destroyer, but a Savior. Zeal for Christ is no excuse for fanaticism.

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