Luke 18 :15

Luke 18 :15 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And they brought to him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

King James Version (KJV)

And they brought to him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And they were bringing unto him also their babes, that he should touch them: but when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And they took their children to him, so that he might put his hands on them: but when the disciples saw it, they said sharp words to them

Webster's Revision

And they brought to him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

World English Bible

They were also bringing their babies to him, that he might touch them. But when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And they brought unto him also their babes, that he should touch them: but when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.

Definitions for Luke 18 :15

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 18 :15

They brought unto him also infants - On these verses the reader is requested to consult the notes on Matthew 19:13 (note), Matthew 19:14 (note), and on Mark 10:16 (note).

When a spiritual guide (a gooroo) visits his disciple, the latter takes his child to him for his blessing, forcing the head of the child down to the gooroo's feet, who gives what is called his blessing in some such words as these, Live long! - Be learned! - Be rich!

Barnes' Commentary on Luke 18 :15

See the notes at Matthew 19:13-30.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 18 :15

18:15 Mt 19:13; Mr 10:13.
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