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 tempted him, saying, Master, 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's Commentary 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 Commentary on Luke 10 :25

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