New Living Translation
But they didn't understand what he meant.
King James Bible
And they understood not the saying which he spake unto them.
Darby Bible Translation
And they understood not the thing that he said to them.
World English Bible
They didn't understand the saying which he spoke to them.
Young's Literal Translation
and they did not understand the saying that he spake to them,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
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"A light to lighten the Gentiles." --LUKE ii. 25-40. That was the wonder of wonders. Hitherto the light had been supposed to be for Israel alone; and now a heavenly splendour was to fall upon the Gentiles. Hitherto the light had been thought of as a lamp, illuming a single place; now it was to be a sun, shedding its glory upon a world. The "people that sat in darkness" are now to see "a great light." New regions are to be occupied; there is to be daybreak everywhere! "The Sun of Righteousness …
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They didn't understand what he was saying, however, and they were afraid to ask him what he meant.
But they didn't know what he meant. Its significance was hidden from them, so they couldn't understand it, and they were afraid to ask him about it.
But they didn't understand any of this. The significance of his words was hidden from them, and they failed to grasp what he was talking about.
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