Luke 11 :48

Luke 11 :48 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Truly you bear witness that you allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and you build their sepulchers.

King James Version (KJV)

Truly you bear witness that you allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and you build their sepulchers.

American Standard Version (ASV)

So ye are witnesses and consent unto the works of your fathers: for they killed them, and ye build their tombs .

Basic English Translation (BBE)

So you are witnesses and give approval to the work of your fathers; for they put them to death and you make their last resting-places.

Webster's Revision

Truly ye bear testimony, that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchers.

World English Bible

So you testify and consent to the works of your fathers. For they killed them, and you build their tombs.

English Revised Version (ERV)

So ye are witnesses and consent unto the works of your fathers: for they killed them, and ye build their tombs.

Definitions for Luke 11 :48

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 11 :48

Truly ye bear witness - Ye acknowledge that those of old who killed the prophets were your fathers, and ye are about to show, by your conduct towards me and my apostles, that ye are not degenerated, that ye are as capable of murdering a prophet now, as they were of old.

Barnes' Commentary on Luke 11 :48

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 11 :48

11:48 Whom they killed, ye build their sepulchres - Just like them pretending great reverence for the ancient prophets, while ye destroy those whom God sends to yourselves. Ye therefore bear witness by this deep hypocrisy that ye are of the very same spirit with them.
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