New American Standard Bible
Now one of the Pharisees was requesting Him to dine with him, and He entered the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table.
King James Bible
And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to meat.
Darby Bible Translation
But one of the Pharisees begged him that he would eat with him. And entering into the house of the Pharisee he took his place at table;
World English Bible
One of the Pharisees invited him to eat with him. He entered into the Pharisee's house, and sat at the table.
Young's Literal Translation
And a certain one of the Pharisees was asking him that he might eat with him, and having gone into the house of the Pharisee he reclined (at meat),
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
One of the Pharisees - His name was Simon, Luke 7:10. Nothing more is known of him. It is not improbable, however, from what follows Luke 7:40-47, that he had been healed by the Saviour of some afflictive disease, and made this feast to show his gratitude.
Sat down to meat - The original word here means only that he placed himself or reclined at the table. The notion of "sitting" at meals is taken from modern customs, and was not practiced by the Jews. See the notes at Matthew 23:6.
Meat - Supper. Food of any kind. Sat down to eat.
LibraryThwarting God's Purpose
'The Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of Him.' --LUKE vii. 30. Our Lord has just been pouring unstinted praise on the head of John the Baptist. The eulogium was tenderly timed, for it followed, and was occasioned by the expression, through messengers, of John's doubts of Christ's Messiahship. Lest these should shake the people's confidence in the Forerunner, and make them think of him as weak and shifting, Christ speaks of him in the glowing …
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And there was a woman in the city who was a sinner; and when she learned that He was reclining at the table in the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster vial of perfume,
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