Luke 7:23
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me."

King James Bible
And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

Darby Bible Translation
and blessed is whosoever shall not be offended in me.

World English Bible
Blessed is he who is not offended by me."

Young's Literal Translation
and happy is he whoever may not be stumbled in me.'

Luke 7:23 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

See these verses explained at large on Matthew 11:4-15 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 2:34 And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel...

Isaiah 8:14,15 And he shall be for a sanctuary; but for a stone of stumbling and for a rock of offense to both the houses of Israel...

Matthew 11:6 And blessed is he, whoever shall not be offended in me.

Matthew 13:57,58 And they were offended in him. But Jesus said to them, A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and in his own house...

John 6:60-66 Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it...

Romans 9:32,33 Why? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone...

1 Corinthians 1:21-28 For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God...

1 Corinthians 2:14 But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness to him: neither can he know them...

1 Peter 2:7,8 To you therefore which believe he is precious: but to them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed...

Library
June 10 Evening
As Christ forgave you, so also do ye.--COL. 3:13. There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both.--I forgave thee all that debt; shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee? When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive,
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

A Gluttonous Man and a Winebibber
'The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!'--LUKE vii. 34. Jesus Christ very seldom took any notice of the mists of calumny that drifted round Him. 'When He was reviled He reviled not again.' If ever He did allude to them it was for the sake of the people who were harming themselves by uttering them. So here, without the slightest trace of irritation, He quotes a malignant charge which was evidently in the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

On the Words of the Gospel, Luke vii. 37, "And Behold, a Woman who was in the City, a Sinner," Etc. On the Remission of Sins,
1. Since I believe that it is the will of God that I should speak to you on the subject whereof we are now reminded by the words of the Lord out of the Holy Scriptures, I will by His assistance deliver to you, Beloved, a Sermon touching the remission of sins. For when the Gospel was being read, ye gave most earnest heed, and the story was reported, and represented before the eyes of your heart. For ye saw, not with the body, but with the mind, the Lord Jesus Christ "sitting at meat in the Pharisee's
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament

On Dress
"Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of -- wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel; "But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price." 1 Pet. 3:3, 4. 1. St. Paul exhorts all those who desire to "be transformed by the renewal of their minds," and to "prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God," not to be "conformed to this world." [Rom. 12:2]
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions

Cross References
Matthew 11:6
Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of me."

Luke 7:22
So he replied to the messengers, "Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.

Luke 7:24
After John's messengers left, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swayed by the wind?

Jump to Previous
Account Blessed Blessing Blind Block Dead Deaf Doubts Fall Find Good Happy Hear Heard John Lame Messengers News Occasion Offended Offense Persons Poor Proclaimed Purified Raised Receive Report Sight Stumbling Walk
Jump to Next
Account Blessed Blessing Blind Block Dead Deaf Doubts Fall Find Good Happy Hear Heard John Lame Messengers News Occasion Offended Offense Persons Poor Proclaimed Purified Raised Receive Report Sight Stumbling Walk
Links
Luke 7:23 NIV
Luke 7:23 NLT
Luke 7:23 ESV
Luke 7:23 NASB
Luke 7:23 KJV

Luke 7:23 Bible Apps
Luke 7:23 Biblia Paralela
Luke 7:23 Chinese Bible
Luke 7:23 French Bible
Luke 7:23 German Bible

Luke 7:23 Commentaries

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

Bible Hub
Luke 7:22
Top of Page
Top of Page