Matthew 17:19

“Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then came the Disciples to Iesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and said, "Why could we not drive it out?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast it out?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the disciples came to Jesus privately, and said, Why were we not able to send it out?
- Basic English Bible

Then the disciples, coming to Jesus apart, said [to him], Why were not *we* able to cast him out?
- Darby Bible

Then came the disciples to Jesus apart, and said, Why could not we cast him out?
- Webster's Bible

Then the disciples came to Jesus privately and asked Him, "Why could not we expel the demon?"
- Weymouth Bible

Then the disciples came to Jesus privately, and said, "Why weren't we able to cast it out?"
- World English Bible

Jhesus seith to hem, For youre vnbileue. Treuli Y seie to you, if ye han feith, as a corn of seneueye, ye schulen seie to this hil, Passe thou hennus, and it schal passe; and no thing schal be vnpossible to you;
- Wycliffe Bible

Then the disciples having come to Jesus by himself, said, `Wherefore were we not able to cast him out?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 17:19


Mt 17:19 Why could not we cast him out? The answer is, Lack of faith.

Discussion for Matthew 17:19

  • Nkosinathi Ngulube for verse 19
    Faith they had but it did not measure up to this dimension.lt is throu 'prayer and fasting that could elevate their belief or provoke the Holy Spirit.

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