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Luke 10:25

    Luke 10:25 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and made trial of him, saying, Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And a certain teacher of the law got up and put him to the test, saying, Master, what have I to do so that I may have eternal life?

    Webster's Revision

    And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and made trial of him, saying, Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

    World English Bible

    Behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested him, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

    Definitions for Luke 10:25

    Lawyer - Person skilled in the Law of Moses.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 10:25

    A certain lawyer - See on Matthew 22:35 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 10:25

    A certain lawyer - One who professed to be well skilled in the laws of Moses, and whose business it was to explain them.

    Stood up - Rose - came forward to address him.

    Tempted him - Feigned a desire to be instructed, but did it to perplex him, or to lead him, if possible, to contradict some of the maxims of the law.

    Inherit eternal life - Be saved. This was the common inquiry among the Jews. "They" had said that man must keep the commandments - the written and oral law.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 10:25

    10:25 Mt 22:35; Mr 12:28.