New International Version
As they approached the village to which they were going, Jesus continued on as if he were going farther.
King James Bible
And they drew nigh unto the village, whither they went: and he made as though he would have gone further.
Darby Bible Translation
And they drew near to the village where they were going, and *he* made as though he would go farther.
World English Bible
They drew near to the village, where they were going, and he acted like he would go further.
Young's Literal Translation
And they came nigh to the village whither they were going, and he made an appearance of going on further,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He made as though he would have gone farther - That is, he was going on, as though he intended to go farther; and so he doubtless would had they not earnestly pressed him to lodge with them. His preaching had made a deep impression upon their hearts, Luke 24:32, and now they feel it their greatest privilege to entertain the preacher.
This is a constant effect of the doctrine of Christ: wherever it is felt, the Author of it, the ever-blessed Jesus, is earnestly entreated to dwell in the heart; and he who preaches it, is amply provided with the necessaries of life by those who have received his testimony.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
he made. That is, he was directing his steps as if to go onwards; and so he doubtless would, had he not been withheld by their friendly importunities. There is not the smallest ground for founding a charge of dissimulation against our Saviour, or affording any encouragement to dissimulation in others.
Eversley, 1856. St. Luke xxiv. 5, 6. "Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen." This is a very solemn day; for on this day the Lord Jesus Christ was crucified. The question for us is, how ought we to keep it? that is, what sort of thoughts ought to be in our minds upon this day? Now, many most excellent and pious persons, and most pious books, seem to think that we ought to-day to think as much as possible of the sufferings of our Blessed Lord; and because we …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
September 18 Morning
The Living Dead
He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them,
But they urged him strongly, "Stay with us, for it is nearly evening; the day is almost over." So he went in to stay with them.
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