Luke 8:40
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New International Version
Now when Jesus returned, a crowd welcomed him, for they were all expecting him.

King James Bible
And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the people gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when Jesus returned, the crowd received him gladly, for they were all expecting him.

World English Bible
It happened, when Jesus returned, that the multitude welcomed him, for they were all waiting for him.

Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass, in the turning back of Jesus, the multitude received him, for they were all looking for him,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Gladly received him - This is the proper import of the word απεδεξατο; therefore our translators needed not to have put gladly in italics, as though it were not expressed in the text. Raphelius gives several proofs of this in loc.

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that.

Matthew 9:1 And he entered into a ship, and passed over, and came into his own city.

Mark 5:21 And when Jesus was passed over again by ship to the other side, much people gathered to him: and he was near to the sea.

the people.

Luke 5:1 And it came to pass, that, as the people pressed on him to hear the word of God, he stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

Luke 19:6,37,38,48 And he made haste, and came down, and received him joyfully...

Mark 6:20 For Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just man and an holy, and observed him; and when he heard him, he did many things...

Mark 12:37 David therefore himself calls him Lord; and from where is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

John 5:35 He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

waiting.

Proverbs 8:34 Blessed is the man that hears me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.

Acts 10:33 Immediately therefore I sent to you; and you have well done that you are come. Now therefore are we all here present before God...

Library
June 28 Evening
The Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits.--I TIM. 4:1. Take heed therefore how ye hear.--Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom.--Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked. Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them. How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Through thy
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Christ to Jairus
'When Jesus heard it, He answered, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.' --LUKE viii. 60. The calm leisureliness of conscious power shines out very brilliantly from this story of the raising of Jairus's daughter. The father had come to Jesus, in an agony of impatience, and besought Him to heal his child, who lay 'at the point of death.' Not a moment was to be lost. Our Lord sets out with him, but on the road pauses to attend to another sufferer, the woman who laid her wasted
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

There are Some Things of this Sort Even of Our Saviour in the Gospel...
27. There are some things of this sort even of our Saviour in the Gospel, because the Lord of the Prophets deigned to be Himself also a Prophet. Such are those where, concerning the woman which had an issue of blood, He said, "Who touched Me?" [2431] and of Lazarus. "Where have ye laid him?" [2432] He asked, namely, as if not knowing that which in any wise He knew. And He did on this account feign that He knew not, that He might signify somewhat else by that His seeming ignorance: and since this
St. Augustine—Against Lying

The Right to what I Consider a Normal Standard of Living
"Have we no right to eat and to drink?"--I Corinthians 9:4 The white-haired mission secretary looked at me quizzically. "Well," he said, "it's all in your point of view. We find that these days in the tropics people may look upon the missionary's American refrigerator as a normal and necessary thing; but the cheap print curtains hanging at his windows may be to them unjustifiable extravagance!" * * * * * My mind goes back to a simple missionary home in China, with a cheap
Mabel Williamson—Have We No Rights?

Cross References
Matthew 9:1
Jesus stepped into a boat, crossed over and came to his own town.

Mark 5:21
When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered around him while he was by the lake.

Luke 8:39
"Return home and tell how much God has done for you." So the man went away and told all over town how much Jesus had done for him.

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