Luke 9:4
New International Version
Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town.

New Living Translation
Wherever you go, stay in the same house until you leave town.

English Standard Version
And whatever house you enter, stay there, and from there depart.

Berean Study Bible
Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that area.

Berean Literal Bible
And into whatever house you might enter, remain there, and go forth from there.

King James Bible
And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart.

New King James Version
“Whatever house you enter, stay there, and from there depart.

New American Standard Bible
And whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that city.

NASB 1995
“Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that city.

NASB 1977
“And whatever house you enter, stay there, and take your leave from there.

Amplified Bible
Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that city [to go to another].

Christian Standard Bible
Whatever house you enter, stay there and leave from there.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Whatever house you enter, stay there and leave from there.

American Standard Version
And into whatsoever house ye enter, there abide, and thence depart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And whatever house you enter, stay there and from there go out.”

Contemporary English Version
When you are welcomed into a home, stay there until you leave that town.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whatsoever house you shall enter into, abide there, and depart not from thence.

English Revised Version
And into whatsoever house ye enter, there abide, and thence depart.

Good News Translation
Wherever you are welcomed, stay in the same house until you leave that town;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When you go into a home, stay there until you're ready to leave.

International Standard Version
When you visit a home and stay there, and go out from there,

Literal Standard Version
and into whatever house you may enter, remain there, and depart from there;

NET Bible
Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave the area.

New Heart English Bible
Into whatever house you enter, stay there, and depart from there.

Weymouth New Testament
Whatever house you enter, make that your home, and from it start afresh.

World English Bible
Into whatever house you enter, stay there, and depart from there.

Young's Literal Translation
and into whatever house ye may enter, there remain, and thence depart;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ministry of the Twelve
3“Take nothing for the journey,” He told them, “no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no second tunic. 4 Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that area. 5If anyone does not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that town, as a testimony against them.”…

Cross References
Luke 9:3
"Take nothing for the journey," He told them, "no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no second tunic.

Luke 9:5
If anyone does not welcome you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that town, as a testimony against them."


Treasury of Scripture

And whatever house you enter into, there abide, and there depart.

Luke 10:5-8
And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house…

Matthew 10:11
And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy; and there abide till ye go thence.

Mark 6:10
And he said unto them, In what place soever ye enter into an house, there abide till ye depart from that place.









Verse 4. - And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart. On entering any new place they were to select, after due and careful inquiry (Matthew 10:11), a family likely and able to assist them in their evangelistic work. This "house" they were to endeavour to make the centre of their efforts in that locality. This rule we find continued in the early years of Christianity. In the history of the first Churches, certain "houses" in the different cities were evidently the centres of the mission work there. We gather this from such expressions in St. Paul's letters as "the Church which is in his house" (comp., too, Acts 16:40, where the house of Lydia was evidently the head-quarters of all missionary work in Philippi and its neighbourhood).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Whatever
ἣν (hēn)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

house
οἰκίαν (oikian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3614: From oikos; properly, residence, but usually an abode; by implication, a family.

you enter,
εἰσέλθητε (eiselthēte)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1525: To go in, come in, enter. From eis and erchomai; to enter.

stay
μένετε (menete)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 3306: To remain, abide, stay, wait; with acc: I wait for, await. A primary verb; to stay.

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

[until]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

you leave
ἐξέρχεσθε (exerchesthe)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1831: To go out, come out. From ek and erchomai; to issue.

that area.
ἐκεῖθεν (ekeithen)
Adverb
Strong's 1564: Thence, from that place. From ekei; thence.


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