Luke 11:48
Parallel Verses
New International Version
So you testify that you approve of what your ancestors did; they killed the prophets, and you build their tombs.

King James Bible
Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.

Darby Bible Translation
Ye bear witness then, and consent to the works of your fathers; for *they* killed them, and *ye* build [their sepulchres].

World English Bible
So you testify and consent to the works of your fathers. For they killed them, and you build their tombs.

Young's Literal Translation
Then do ye testify, and are well pleased with the works of your fathers, because they indeed killed them, and ye do build their tombs;

Luke 11:48 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Truly ye bear witness - Ye acknowledge that those of old who killed the prophets were your fathers, and ye are about to show, by your conduct towards me and my apostles, that ye are not degenerated, that ye are as capable of murdering a prophet now, as they were of old.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

ye bear.

Joshua 24:22 And Joshua said to the people, You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen you the LORD, to serve him. And they said...

Job 15:6 Your own mouth comdemns you, and not I: yes, your own lips testify against you.

Psalm 64:8 So they shall make their own tongue to fall on themselves: all that see them shall flee away.

Ezekiel 18:19 Yet say you, Why? does not the son bear the iniquity of the father? When the son has done that which is lawful and right...

for.

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets...

Matthew 21:35-38 And the farmers took his servants, and beat one, and killed another, and stoned another...

Hebrews 11:35-38 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance...

James 5:10 Take, my brothers, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Library
February 10 Morning
The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single thy whole body also is full of light.--LUKE 11:34. The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spint of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.--Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.--We all, with open face beholding
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

How to Pray
'And it came to pass, that, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, one of His disciples said unto Him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught His disciples. 2. And He said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. 3. Give us day by day our daily bread. 4. And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

It Shall not be Forgiven.
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven.--LUKE xi. 18. Whatever belonging to the region of thought and feeling is uttered in words, is of necessity uttered imperfectly. For thought and feeling are infinite, and human speech, although far-reaching in scope, and marvellous in delicacy, can embody them after all but approximately and suggestively. Spirit and Truth are like the Lady
George MacDonald—Unspoken Sermons

The Magnificence of Prayer
"Lord, teach us to pray."--Luke xi. 1. "A royal priesthood."--1 Pet. ii. 9. "I am an apostle," said Paul, "I magnify mine office." And we also have an office. Our office is not the apostolic office, but Paul would be the first to say to us that our office is quite as magnificent as ever his office was. Let us, then, magnify our office. Let us magnify its magnificent opportunities; its momentous duties; and its incalculable and everlasting rewards. For our office is the "royal priesthood." And we
Alexander Whyte—Lord Teach Us To Pray

Cross References
Matthew 23:27
"Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of the bones of the dead and everything unclean.

Luke 11:47
"Woe to you, because you build tombs for the prophets, and it was your ancestors who killed them.

Luke 11:49
Because of this, God in his wisdom said, 'I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and others they will persecute.'

Romans 1:32
Although they know God's righteous decree that those who do such things deserve death, they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them.

Jump to Previous
Actions Allow Approval Approve Bear Build Consent Death Deeds Fathers Follows Forefathers Fully Indeed Killed Last Pleased Prophets Sepulchers Sepulchres Slew Testify Testimony Thereof Tombs Witness Witnesses Work Works
Jump to Next
Actions Allow Approval Approve Bear Build Consent Death Deeds Fathers Follows Forefathers Fully Indeed Killed Last Pleased Prophets Sepulchers Sepulchres Slew Testify Testimony Thereof Tombs Witness Witnesses Work Works
Links
Luke 11:48 NIV
Luke 11:48 NLT
Luke 11:48 ESV
Luke 11:48 NASB
Luke 11:48 KJV

Luke 11:48 Bible Apps
Luke 11:48 Biblia Paralela
Luke 11:48 Chinese Bible
Luke 11:48 French Bible
Luke 11:48 German Bible

Luke 11:48 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Luke 11:47
Top of Page
Top of Page