New American Standard Bible
But they urged Him, saying, "Stay with us, for it is getting toward evening, and the day is now nearly over." So He went in to stay with them.
King James Bible
But they constrained him, saying, Abide with us: for it is toward evening, and the day is far spent. And he went in to tarry with them.
Darby Bible Translation
And they constrained him, saying, Stay with us, for it is toward evening and the day is declining. And he entered in to stay with them.
World English Bible
They urged him, saying, "Stay with us, for it is almost evening, and the day is almost over." He went in to stay with them.
Young's Literal Translation
and they constrained him, saying, 'Remain with us, for it is toward evening,' and the day did decline, and he went in to remain with them.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Constrained him - They urged him, or pressingly invited him. They did not yet perceive that it was Jesus, but they had been charmed and delighted with his discourse, and they wished to hear him farther. Christians are delighted with communion with the Saviour. They seek it as the chief object of their desire, and they find their chief pleasure in fellowship with him. The two disciples felt it a privilege to entertain the stranger, as they supposed, who had so charmed them with his discourse; and so those to whom the gospel is preached, and who love it, feel it a privilege, and not a burden, to show kindness to those who bear to them the message of salvation.
Abide with us - Remain with us, or pass the night in our house.
LibraryMarch 23 Evening
They constrained him, saying, Abide with us.--LUKE 24:29. Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.--Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?--I found him whom my soul loveth: I held him, and would not let him go. Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Peter Alone with Jesus
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xxiv. 36, "He Himself Stood in the Midst of Them, and Saith unto Them, Peace be unto You," Etc.
Beginning at Jerusalem
And they approached the village where they were going, and He acted as though He were going farther.
When He had reclined at the table with them, He took the bread and blessed it, and breaking it, He began giving it to them.
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