Luke 9:59

“And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 9:59

And he said vnto another, Follow me: But he said, Lord, suffer mee first to goe and bury my father.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He said to another, "Follow Me. But he said, "Lord, permit me first to go and bury my father.""
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to another, Come after me. But he said, Lord, let me first go and give the last honours to my father.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, allow me to go first and bury my father.
- Darby Bible

And he said to another, Follow me. But he said, Lord, suffer me first to go and bury my father.
- Webster's Bible

Follow me, He said to another. "Master," the man replied, "allow me first to go and bury my father."
- Weymouth Bible

He said to another, "Follow me!" But he said, "Lord, allow me first to go and bury my father."
- World English Bible

And he seide to another, Sue thou me. And he seide, Lord, suffre me first to go, and birie my fadir.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he said unto another, `Be following me;' and he said, `Sir, permit me, having gone away, first to bury my father;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 9:59

Wesley's Notes for Luke 9:59


9:57 #Mt 8:19|.

9:58 But Jesus said to him - First understand the terms: consider on what conditions thou art to follow me.

9:61 Suffer me first to bid them farewell that are in my house - As Elisha did after Elijah had called him from the plough, #1Kings 19:19|; to which our Lord's answer seems to allude.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 9:59


Lu 9:59 He said unto another. A disciple. See PNT "Mt 8:21".

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