Luke 10:6
New International Version
If someone who promotes peace is there, your peace will rest on them; if not, it will return to you.

New Living Translation
If those who live there are peaceful, the blessing will stand; if they are not, the blessing will return to you.

English Standard Version
And if a son of peace is there, your peace will rest upon him. But if not, it will return to you.

Berean Study Bible
If a man of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; if not, it will return to you.

Berean Literal Bible
And if a son of peace is there, your peace will rest upon it; but if not so, it will return to you.

King James Bible
And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again.

New King James Version
And if a son of peace is there, your peace will rest on it; if not, it will return to you.

New American Standard Bible
And if a man of peace is there, your peace will rest upon him; but if not, it will return to you.

NASB 1995
“If a man of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.

NASB 1977
“And if a man of peace is there, your peace will rest upon him; but if not, it will return to you.

Amplified Bible
And if anyone of peace is there [someone who is sweet-spirited and hospitable], your [blessing of] peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.

Christian Standard Bible
If a person of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a son of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.

American Standard Version
And if a son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon him: but if not, it shall turn to you again.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And if a son of peace is there, your peace shall rest upon it, but if not, it will return to you.”

Contemporary English Version
If the people living there are peace-loving, your prayer for peace will bless them. But if they are not peace-loving, your prayer will return to you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon him; but if not, it shall return to you.

English Revised Version
And if a son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon him: but if not, it shall turn to you again.

Good News Translation
If someone who is peace-loving lives there, let your greeting of peace remain on that person; if not, take back your greeting of peace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If a peaceful person lives there, your greeting will be accepted. But if that's not the case, your greeting will be rejected.

International Standard Version
If a peaceful person lives there, your greeting of peace will remain with him. But if that's not the case, your greeting will come back to you.

Literal Standard Version
and if indeed there may be there the son of peace, your peace will rest on it; and if not so, it will turn back on you.

NET Bible
And if a peace-loving person is there, your peace will remain on him, but if not, it will return to you.

New Heart English Bible
If a peaceful person is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.

Weymouth New Testament
And if there is a lover of peace there, your peace shall rest upon it; otherwise come back upon you.

World English Bible
If a son of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.

Young's Literal Translation
and if indeed there may be there the son of peace, rest on it shall your peace; and if not so, upon you it shall turn back.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Sends Out the Disciples
5Whatever house you enter, begin by saying, ‘Peace to this house.’ 6 If a man of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; if not, it will return to you. 7Stay at the same house, eating and drinking whatever you are offered. For the worker is worthy of his wages. Do not move around from house to house.…

Cross References
Psalm 35:13
Yet when they were ill, I put on sackcloth; I humbled myself with fasting, but my prayers returned unanswered.

Luke 10:5
Whatever house you enter, begin by saying, 'Peace to this house.'

Luke 10:7
Stay at the same house, eating and drinking whatever you are offered. For the worker is worthy of his wages. Do not move around from house to house.


Treasury of Scripture

And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest on it: if not, it shall turn to you again.

the Son.

1 Samuel 25:17
Now therefore know and consider what thou wilt do; for evil is determined against our master, and against all his household: for he is such a son of Belial, that a man cannot speak to him.

Isaiah 9:6
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Ephesians 2:2,3
Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: …

it shall.

Psalm 35:13
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.

2 Corinthians 2:15,16
For we are unto God a sweet savour of Christ, in them that are saved, and in them that perish: …









Verse 6. - The son of peace. An Aramaic (Hebrew) expression. Although the language here is pure and fairly classical Greek, yet the presence of such expressions as this shows that the basis of this part of St. Luke's narrative was probably an Aramaic document.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
If
ἐὰν (ean)
Conjunction
Strong's 1437: If. From ei and an; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.

a man
υἱὸς (huios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5207: A son, descendent. Apparently a primary word; a 'son', used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship.

of peace
εἰρήνης (eirēnēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 1515: Probably from a primary verb eiro; peace; by implication, prosperity.

is
(ē)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

there,
ἐκεῖ (ekei)
Adverb
Strong's 1563: (a) there, yonder, in that place, (b) thither, there. Of uncertain affinity; there; by extension, thither.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

peace
εἰρήνη (eirēnē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1515: Probably from a primary verb eiro; peace; by implication, prosperity.

will rest
ἐπαναπαήσεται (epanapaēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1879: To rest upon, rely on, trust in. Middle voice from epi and anapano; to settle on; literally or figuratively.

on
ἐπ’ (ep’)
Preposition
Strong's 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

him;
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

not,
μή¦γε (mē¦ge)
Particle
Strong's 1490: But if not, else, otherwise. From ei, de, and me; but if not.

it will return
ἀνακάμψει (anakampsei)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 344: To bend or turn back; I return. From ana and kampto; to turn back.

to
ἐφ’ (eph’)
Preposition
Strong's 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

you.
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.


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