Luke 8:24
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English Standard Version
And they went and woke him, saying, “Master, Master, we are perishing!” And he awoke and rebuked the wind and the raging waves, and they ceased, and there was a calm.

King James Bible
And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.

American Standard Version
And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. And he awoke, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they came and awaked him, saying: Master, we perish. But he arising, rebuked the wind and the rage of the water; and it ceased, and there was a calm.

English Revised Version
And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. And he awoke, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind, and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.

Weymouth New Testament
So they came and woke Him, crying, "Rabbi, Rabbi, we are drowning." Then He roused Himself and rebuked the wind and the surging of the water, and they ceased and there was a calm.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Master

See on Luke 5:5.

Rebuked

Compare the more detailed narrative of Mark 4:39, and see notes there. Wyc., blamed.

The raging (κλύδωνι)

See on James 1:6.

Arose (διεγερθεὶς)

Wrong. It is the word used just before, awoke. Lit., having been thoroughly awakened. Rev., correctly, he awoke. Luke is especially fond of compounds with διά.

A calm

Matthew and Mark have "a great calm."

Luke 8:24 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Master.

Psalm 69:1,2 Save me, O God; for the waters are come in to my soul...

Psalm 116:3,4 The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell got hold on me: I found trouble and sorrow...

Psalm 142:4,5 I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul...

Lamentations 3:54-56 Waters flowed over my head; then I said, I am cut off...

John 2:2-6 And both Jesus was called, and his disciples, to the marriage...

Matthew 14:30 But when he saw the wind boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink, he cried, saying, Lord, save me.

2 Corinthians 1:9,10 But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raises the dead...

he arose.

Psalm 65:7 Which stills the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.

Psalm 104:6-9 You covered it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains...

Psalm 107:25-29 For he commands, and raises the stormy wind, which lifts up the waves thereof...

Isaiah 50:2 Why, when I came, was there no man? when I called, was there none to answer? Is my hand shortened at all, that it cannot redeem?...

Jeremiah 5:22 Fear you not me? said the LORD: will you not tremble at my presence...

Nahum 1:4 He rebukes the sea, and makes it dry, and dries up all the rivers: Bashan languishes, and Carmel, and the flower of Lebanon languishes.

and rebuked. As the agitation of the sea was merely the effect of the wind, it was necessary to remove the cause of the commotion before the effect would cease. But who, by simply saying Peace, be still, (Mar.

Luke 4:39 And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her: and immediately she arose and ministered to them.

,) could do this but God? One word of our Lord can change the face of nature, and calm the troubled ocean, as well as restore peace to the disconsolate soul.

Cross References
Psalm 107:29
He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.

Matthew 8:25
And they went and woke him, saying, "Save us, Lord; we are perishing."

Mark 4:39
And he awoke and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, "Peace! Be still!" And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

Luke 4:35
But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent and come out of him!" And when the demon had thrown him down in their midst, he came out of him, having done him no harm.

Luke 4:39
And he stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her, and immediately she rose and began to serve them.

Luke 5:5
And Simon answered, "Master, we toiled all night and took nothing! But at your word I will let down the nets."

Luke 8:25
He said to them, "Where is your faith?" And they were afraid, and they marveled, saying to one another, "Who then is this, that he commands even winds and water, and they obey him?"

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