Luke 23:8
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English Standard Version
When Herod saw Jesus, he was very glad, for he had long desired to see him, because he had heard about him, and he was hoping to see some sign done by him.

King James Bible
And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he was desirous to see him of a long season, because he had heard many things of him; and he hoped to have seen some miracle done by him.

American Standard Version
Now when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he was of a long time desirous to see him, because he had heard concerning him; and he hoped to see some miracle done by him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Herod, seeing Jesus, was very glad; for he was desirous of a long time to see him, because he had heard many things of him; and he hoped to see some sign wrought by him.

English Revised Version
Now when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he was of a long time desirous to see him, because he had heard concerning him; and he hoped to see some miracle done by him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when Herod saw Jesus, he was exceeding glad: for he had been for a long time, desirous to see him, because he had heard many things of him; and he hoped to see some miracle done by him.

Weymouth New Testament
To Herod the sight of Jesus was a great gratification, for, for a long time, he had been wanting to see Him, because he had heard so much about Him. He hoped also to see some miracle performed by Him.

Luke 23:8 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Of a long time (ἐξ ἱκανοῦ)

See on Luke 7:6.

Hoped (ἤλπιζεν)

Imperfect; was hoping - all this long time.

Miracle (σημεῖον)

See on Matthew 11:20; and compare Acts 2:22, Rev.

Luke 23:8 Parallel Commentaries

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for.

Luke 9:7-9 Now Herod the tetrarch heard of all that was done by him: and he was perplexed, because that it was said of some...

Matthew 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus,

Mark 6:14 And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, That John the Baptist was risen from the dead...

and he.

Luke 4:23 And he said to them, You will surely say to me this proverb, Physician, heal yourself: whatever we have heard done in Capernaum...

2 Kings 5:3-6,11 And she said to her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy...

Acts 8:19 Saying, Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I lay hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost.

Cross References
Mark 8:34
And calling the crowd to him with his disciples, he said to them, "If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.

Luke 9:9
Herod said, "John I beheaded, but who is this about whom I hear such things?" And he sought to see him.

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