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Luke 11:42

    Luke 11:42 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But woe to you, Pharisees! for you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these ought you to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But woe unto you Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and every herb, and pass over justice and the love of God: but these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But a curse is on you, Pharisees! for you make men give a tenth of every sort of plant, and give no thought to right and the love of God; but it is right for you to do these things, and not let the others be undone.

    Webster's Revision

    But woe unto you Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and every herb, and pass over justice and the love of God: but these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

    World English Bible

    But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and every herb, but you bypass justice and the love of God. You ought to have done these, and not to have left the other undone.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But woe unto you Pharisees! for ye tithe mint and rue and every herb, and pass over judgment and the love of God: but these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.

    Definitions for Luke 11:42

    Herbs - Vegetables.
    Ought - Any one; any thing.
    Rue - A plant.
    Tithe - The tenth part; /.
    Woe - An expression of grief or indignation.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 11:42

    Ye tithe mint and rue - See on Matthew 23:23 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 11:42

    See Matthew 23:23.

    Rue - This is a small garden plant, and is used as a medicine. It has a rosy flower, a bitter, penetrating taste, and a strong smell.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 11:42

    11:42 Wo to you - That is, miserable are you. In the same manner is the phrase to be understood throughout the chapter .