Luke 9:45
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New International Version
But they did not understand what this meant. It was hidden from them, so that they did not grasp it, and they were afraid to ask him about it.

King James Bible
But they understood not this saying, and it was hid from them, that they perceived it not: and they feared to ask him of that saying.

Darby Bible Translation
But they understood not this saying, and it was hid from them that they should not perceive it. And they feared to ask him concerning this saying.

World English Bible
But they didn't understand this saying. It was concealed from them, that they should not perceive it, and they were afraid to ask him about this saying.

Young's Literal Translation
And they were not knowing this saying, and it was veiled from them, that they might not perceive it, and they were afraid to ask him about this saying.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

But they understood not - See the note on Mark 9:32.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 9:46 Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.

Luke 2:50 And they understood not the saying which he spoke to them.

Luke 18:34 And they understood none of these things: and this saying was hid from them, neither knew they the things which were spoken.

Matthew 16:22 Then Peter took him, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from you, Lord: this shall not be to you.

Mark 8:16-18,32,33 And they reasoned among themselves, saying, It is because we have no bread...

Mark 9:10,32 And they kept that saying with themselves, questioning one with another what the rising from the dead should mean...

John 12:16,34 These things understood not his disciples at the first: but when Jesus was glorified...

John 14:5 Thomas said to him, Lord, we know not where you go; and how can we know the way?

John 16:17,18 Then said some of his disciples among themselves, What is this that he said to us, A little while, and you shall not see me: and again...

2 Corinthians 3:14-16 But their minds were blinded: for until this day remains the same veil not taken away in the reading of the old testament...

Library
Self-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character
J. Hudson Taylor—A Ribband of Blue

September 15 Evening
A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.--JAS. 1:8. No man, having put his hand to the plough and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God. He that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.--Let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord.--What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Christ's Cross and Ours
'And it came to pass, as He was alone praying, His disciples were with Him; and He asked them, saying, Whom say the people that I am I 19. They answering, said, John the Baptist; but some say, Elias; and others say, that one of the old prophets is risen again. 20. He said unto them, But whom say ye that I am? Peter answering, said, The Christ of God. 21. And He straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing; 22. Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

'In the Holy Mount'
'And, behold, there talked with Him two men, which were Moses and Elias: 31. Who appeared in glory, and spake of His decease which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.'--LUKE ix. 30, 31. The mysterious incident which is commonly called the Transfiguration contained three distinct portions, each having its own special significance and lesson. The first was that supernatural change in the face and garments of our Lord from which the whole incident derives its name. The second was the appearance by His
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Matthew 17:22
When they came together in Galilee, he said to them, "The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men.

Mark 9:32
But they did not understand what he meant and were afraid to ask him about it.

Luke 2:50
But they did not understand what he was saying to them.

Luke 18:34
The disciples did not understand any of this. Its meaning was hidden from them, and they did not know what he was talking about.

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