Luke 9:52
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New Living Translation
He sent messengers ahead to a Samaritan village to prepare for his arrival.

King James Bible
And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.

Darby Bible Translation
And he sent messengers before his face. And having gone they entered into a village of the Samaritans that they might make ready for him.

World English Bible
and sent messengers before his face. They went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, so as to prepare for him.

Young's Literal Translation
and he sent messengers before his face, and having gone on, they went into a village of Samaritans, to make ready for him,

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

9:52 He sent messengers to make ready - A lodging and needful entertainment for him and those with him.

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Library
January 20. "Ye Know not what Manner of Spirit Ye are Of" (Luke ix. 55).
"Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of" (Luke ix. 55). Some one has said that the most spiritual people are the easiest to get along with. When one has a little of the Holy Ghost it is like "a little learning, a dangerous thing"; but a full baptism of the Holy Spirit, and a really disciplined, stablished and tested spiritual life, makes one simple, tender, tolerant, considerate of others, and like a little child. James and John, in their early zeal, wanted to call down fire from heaven on the
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Lord that Healeth Thee'
'He healed them that had need of healing.'--Luke ix. 11. Jesus was seeking a little quiet and rest for Himself and His followers. For that purpose He took one of the fishermen's boats to cross to the other side of the sea. But the crowd, inconsiderate and selfish, like all crowds, saw the course of the boat, and hurried, as they could easily do, on foot round the head of the lake, to be ready for Him wherever He might land. So when He touched the shore, there they all were, open-mouthed and mostly
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Prayer and Transfiguration
'And as He prayed, the fashion of His countenance was altered.'--LUKE ix. 29. This Evangelist is especially careful to record the instances of our Lord's prayers. That is in accordance with the emphasis which he places on Christ's manhood. In this narrative of the Transfiguration it is to Luke that we owe our knowledge of the connection between our Lord's prayer and the radiance of His face. It may be a question how far such transfiguration was the constant accompaniment of our Lord's devotion. It
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Christ Hastening to the Cross
'And it came to pass, when the time was come that He should be received up, He stedfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem.'--LUKE ix. 51. There are some difficulties, with which I need not trouble you here, as to bringing the section of this Gospel to which these words are the introduction, into its proper chronological place in relation to the narratives; but, putting these on one side for the present, there seems no doubt that the Evangelist's intention here is to represent the beginning of our
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Matthew 10:5
Jesus sent out the twelve apostles with these instructions: "Don't go to the Gentiles or the Samaritans,

Luke 10:1
The Lord now chose seventy-two other disciples and sent them ahead in pairs to all the towns and places he planned to visit.

Luke 10:33
"Then a despised Samaritan came along, and when he saw the man, he felt compassion for him.

Luke 17:11
As Jesus continued on toward Jerusalem, he reached the border between Galilee and Samaria.

Luke 17:16
He fell to the ground at Jesus' feet, thanking him for what he had done. This man was a Samaritan.

John 4:4
He had to go through Samaria on the way.

John 4:5
Eventually he came to the Samaritan village of Sychar, near the field that Jacob gave to his son Joseph.

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