Luke 8:40
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New Living Translation
On the other side of the lake the crowds welcomed Jesus, because they had been waiting for 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,

Luke 8:40 Parallel
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

8:40 Mr 5:21.

Luke 8:40 Parallel Commentaries

A Miracle Within a Miracle
'And a woman, having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, 44. Came behind Him, and touched the border of His garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched. 45. And Jesus said, Who touched Me? When all denied, Peter, and they that were with Him, said, Master, the multitude throng Thee and press Thee, and sayest Thou, Who touched Me? 46. And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched Me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

The Sower and the Seed.
"A sower went out to sow his seed."--ST. LUKE viii. 5. It is significant that the first of the Saviour's parables is the parable of the sower, that the first thing to which He likens His own work is that of the sower of seed, the first lesson He has to impress upon us by any kind of comparison is that the word of God is a seed sown in our hearts, a something which contains in it the germ of a new life. It is no less significant that He returns so often to this same kind of comparison for the purpose
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby

Our Relations to the Departed
"She is not dead, but sleepeth." Luke viii.52 A Great peculiarity of the Christian religion is its transforming or transmuting power. I speak not now of the regeneration which accomplishes in the individual soul, but of the change it works upon things without. It applies the touchstone to every fact of existence, and exposes its real value. Looking through the lens of spiritual observation, it throws the realities of life into a reverse perspective from that which is seen by the sensual eye. Objects
E. H. Chapin—The Crown of Thorns

Further Journeying About Galilee.
^C Luke VIII. 1-3. ^c 1 And it came to pass soon afterwards [ i. e.,. soon after his visit to the Pharisee], that he went about through cities and villages [thus making a thorough circuit of the region of Galilee], preaching and bringing the good tidings of the kingdom of God [John had preached repentance as a preparation for the kingdom; but Jesus now appears to have preached the kingdom itself, which was indeed to bring good tidings--Rom. xiv. 17 ], and with him the twelve [We here get a glimpse
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Matthew 9:1
Jesus climbed into a boat and went back across the lake to his own town.

Mark 5:21
Jesus got into the boat again and went back to the other side of the lake, where a large crowd gathered around him on the shore.

Luke 8:39
"No, go back to your family, and tell them everything God has done for you." So he went all through the town proclaiming the great things Jesus had done for him.

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