Luke 11 :46

Luke 11 :46 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And he said, Woe to you also, you lawyers! for you lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and you yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And he said, Woe to you also, you lawyers! for you lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and you yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And he said, Woe unto you lawyers also! for ye load men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And he said, A curse is on you, teachers of the law! for while other men are crushed under the weight of the rules you make for them, you yourselves do not put so much as one finger to them.

Webster's Revision

And he said, Woe to you also, ye lawyers, for ye load men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

World English Bible

He said, "Woe to you lawyers also! For you load men with burdens that are difficult to carry, and you yourselves won't even lift one finger to help carry those burdens.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And he said, Woe unto you lawyers also! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

Definitions for Luke 11 :46

Lade - To burden; to load.
Woe - An expression of grief or indignation.

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 11 :46

Ye lade men with burdens - By insisting on the observance of the traditions of the elders, to which it appears, by the way, they paid no great attention themselves. See on Matthew 23:4 (note).

Barnes's Commentary on Luke 11 :46

See the notes at Matthew 23:4.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 11 :46

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