Matthew 11:26

Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 11:26

Euen so, Father, for so it seemed good in thy sight.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

yea, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in thy sight.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Yes, Father, for so it was pleasing in your eyes.
- Basic English Bible

Yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
- Darby Bible

Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in thy sight.
- Webster's Bible

Yes, Father, for such has been Thy gracious will.
- Weymouth Bible

Yes, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in your sight.
- World English Bible

so, fadir, for so it was plesynge tofore thee.
- Wycliffe Bible

Yes, Father, because so it was good pleasure before Thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 11:26

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 11:26

11:24 Moreover I say unto you - Beside the general denunciation of wo to those stubborn unbelievers, the degree of their misery will be greater than even that of Tyre and Sidon, yea, of Sodom.

11:25 Jesus answering - This word does not always imply, that something had been spoken, to which an answer is now made. It often means no more than the speaking in reference to some action or circumstance preceding. The following words Christ speaks in reference to the case of the cities above mentioned: I thank thee - That is, I acknowledge and joyfully adore the justice and mercy of thy dispensations: Because thou hast hid - That is, because thou hast suffered these things to be hid from men, who are in other respects wise and prudent, while thou hast discovered them to those of the weakest understanding, to them who are only wise to Godward. #Luke 10:21|.

11:27 All things are delivered to me - Our Lord, here addressing himself to his disciples, shows why men, wise in other things, do not know this: namely, because none can know it by natural reason: none but those to whom he revealeth it.

11:28 Come to me - Here he shows to whom he is pleased to reveal these things to the weary and heavy laden; ye that labour - After rest in God: and are heavy laden - With the guilt and power of sin: and I will give you rest - I alone (for none else can) will freely give you (what ye cannot purchase) rest from the guilt of sin by justification, and from the power of sin by sanctification.

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 11:26

Mt 11:26 Even so, Father, etc. "Even so" is better rendered "Yea", as in the Revised Version.

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