Luke 7:6
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English Standard Version
And Jesus went with them. When he was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends, saying to him, “Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy to have you come under my roof.

King James Bible
Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof:

American Standard Version
And Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself; for I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent his friends to him, saying: Lord, trouble not thyself; for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof.

English Revised Version
And Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying unto him, Lord, trouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof:

Webster's Bible Translation
Then Jesus went with them. And when he was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to him, saying to him, Lord, trouble not thyself: for I am not worthy that thou shouldest enter under my roof;

Weymouth New Testament
Then Jesus went with them. But when He was not far from the house, the Captain sent friends to Him with the message: "Sir, do not trouble to come. I am not worthy of having you come under my roof;

Luke 7:6 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Went (ἐπορεύετο)

The imperfect tense is explained by what follows. He was going, was on the way, when he was met by the second messenger from the centurion.

Friends

Possibly kinsmen, not elders now.

Trouble (σκύλλου)

Lit., worry. See on Matthew 9:36; and Mark 5:35.

Worthy (ἱκανός)

Lit., sufficient. Compare Matthew 3:11, "worthy to bear ;" and 2 Corinthians 3:5, "not that we are sufficient (ἱκανοί), but our sufficiency (ἱκανότης) is of God." It is also used in the sense of much, many, long. See Luke 7:12; Luke 8:27, Luke 8:32; Luke 20:9; Acts 9:23.

Luke 7:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jesus.

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

Mark 5:24 And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him.

Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good...

trouble.

Luke 8:49 While he yet spoke, there comes one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Your daughter is dead...

for.

Luke 7:4 And when they came to Jesus, they sought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this:

Luke 5:8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, Depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

Luke 15:19-21 And am no more worthy to be called your son: make me as one of your hired servants...

Genesis 32:10 I am not worthy of the least of all the mercies, and of all the truth, which you have showed to your servant...

Proverbs 29:23 A man's pride shall bring him low: but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.

Matthew 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water to repentance. but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear...

Matthew 5:26,27 Truly I say to you, You shall by no means come out there, till you have paid the uttermost farthing...

James 4:6,10 But he gives more grace. Why he said, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble...

Cross References
Luke 7:5
for he loves our nation, and he is the one who built us our synagogue."

Luke 7:7
Therefore I did not presume to come to you. But say the word, and let my servant be healed.

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