New International Version
Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do.
King James Bible
Even so, Father: for so it seemed good in thy sight.
Darby Bible Translation
Yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.
World English Bible
Yes, Father, for so it was well-pleasing in your sight.
Young's Literal Translation
Yes, Father, because so it was good pleasure before Thee.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Even so, Father - Ναι ο πατηρ. An emphatical ratification of the preceding address.
It was right that the heavenly wisdom, despised, rejected, and persecuted by the scribes and Pharisees, should be offered to the simple people, and afterwards to the foolish people, the Gentiles, who are the children of wisdom, and justify God in his ways, by bringing forth that fruit of the Gospel of which the Pharisees refused to receive even the seed.
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Father, glorify your name!" Then a voice came from heaven, "I have glorified it, and will glorify it again."
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