New Living Translation
When they heard Paul speak about the resurrection of the dead, some laughed in contempt, but others said, "We want to hear more about this later."
King James Bible
And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear thee again of this matter.
Darby Bible Translation
And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked, and some said, We will hear thee again also concerning this.
World English Bible
Now when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked; but others said, "We want to hear you again concerning this."
Young's Literal Translation
And having heard of a rising again of the dead, some, indeed, were mocking, but others said, 'We will hear thee again concerning this;'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:32 Some mocked - Interrupting him thereby. They took offence at that which is the principal motive of faith, from the pride of reason. And having once stumbled at this, they rejected all the rest.
LibraryThe General Resurrection
Behold, I show you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed; in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality. A n object, great in itself, and which we know to be so, will appear small to us, if we view it from a distance. The stars, for example, in our view, are but as little specks …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2
The World Turned Upside Down
Colossians 4:14 "Luke, the Beloved Physician. "
Acts 17:16-17. Athens.
He also had a debate with some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers. When he told them about Jesus and his resurrection, they said, "What's this babbler trying to say with these strange ideas he's picked up?" Others said, "He seems to be preaching about some foreign gods."
For he has set a day for judging the world with justice by the man he has appointed, and he proved to everyone who this is by raising him from the dead."
That ended Paul's discussion with them,
1 Corinthians 15:12
But tell me this--since we preach that Christ rose from the dead, why are some of you saying there will be no resurrection of the dead?
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