New American Standard Bible
But they kept silent. And He took hold of him and healed him, and sent him away.
King James Bible
And they held their peace. And he took him, and healed him, and let him go;
Darby Bible Translation
But they were silent. And taking him he healed him and let him go.
World English Bible
But they were silent. He took him, and healed him, and let him go.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were silent, and having taken hold of him, he healed him, and let him go;
Luke 14:4 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They held their peace - They were silent. They "could" not say it was not lawful, for the law did not forbid it. If it had they would have said it. Here was the time for them to make objections if they had any, and not after the man was healed; and as they "made" no objection "then," they could not with consistency afterward. They were, therefore, effectually silenced and confounded by the Saviour.
He took him - Took hold of the man, or perhaps took him apart into another room. By taking hold of him, or touching him, he showed that the power of healing went forth from himself.
LibraryThe Rash Builder
Which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?'--LUKE xiv. 28. Christ sought for no recruits under false pretences, but rather discouraged than stimulated light-hearted adhesion. His constant effort was to sift the crowds that gathered round Him. So here great multitudes are following Him, and how does He welcome them? Does He lay Himself out to attract them? Luke tells us that He turned and faced the following …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xiv. 16, "A Certain Man Made a Great Supper," Etc.
The Writings of St. Augustin.
Epistle xxxiii. To Mauricius Augustus.
And Jesus answered and spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?"
And He said to them, "Which one of you will have a son or an ox fall into a well, and will not immediately pull him out on a Sabbath day?"
Jump to PreviousCured Healed Held Hold Kept Peace Silent
Jump to NextCured Healed Held Hold Kept Peace Silent
LinksLuke 14:4 NIV
Luke 14:4 NLT
Luke 14:4 ESV
Luke 14:4 NASB
Luke 14:4 KJV
Luke 14:4 Bible Apps
Luke 14:4 Biblia Paralela
Luke 14:4 Chinese Bible
Luke 14:4 French Bible
Luke 14:4 German Bible
Luke 14:4 Commentaries