New International Version
Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.
King James Bible
And their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.
Darby Bible Translation
And their eyes were opened, and they recognised him. And he disappeared from them.
World English Bible
Their eyes were opened, and they recognized him, and he vanished out of their sight.
Young's Literal Translation
and their eyes were opened, and they recognized him, and he became unseen by them.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Their eyes were opened - But we are not to imagine that he administered the holy eucharist at this time; there is not the most distant evidence of this. It was a mere family meal, and ended before it was well begun.
They knew him - His acting as father of the family, in taking, blessing, and distributing the bread among them, caused them to recollect those lips which they had often heard speak, and those hands by which they had often been fed. Perhaps he also threw off the disguise which he had before assumed; and now appeared in his own person.
He vanished out of their sight - Probably, during their surprise, he took the opportunity of withdrawing from the place; leaving them to reflect and meditate on what they had heard and seen.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
vanished out of their sight. or, ceased to be seen of them.
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
And when the men of that place recognized Jesus, they sent word to all the surrounding country. People brought all their sick to him
but they were kept from recognizing him.
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