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Luke 22:53

    Luke 22:53 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    When I was daily with you in the temple, you stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched not forth your hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    When I was in the Temple with you every day, your hands were not stretched out against me: but this is your hour, and the authority of the dark power.

    Webster's Revision

    When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched not forth your hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

    World English Bible

    When I was with you in the temple daily, you didn't stretch out your hands against me. But this is your hour, and the power of darkness."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched not forth your hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 22:53

    I was daily with you in the temple - Alluding to the four preceding days, during the whole of which he taught in the temple, see Luke 21:37, and Matthew 21:17.

    This is your hour, and the power of darkness - That is, the time in which you are permitted to unrein your malice; which ye could not do before, because God did not permit you; and so perfectly are ye under his control that neither you nor the prince of darkness can proceed a hair's breadth against me but through this permission: see at the end of the chapter. What a comfortable thought is it to the followers of Christ, that neither men nor demons can act against them but by the permission of their heavenly Father, and that he will not suffer any of those who trust in him to be tried above what they are able to bear, and will make the trial issue in their greater salvation, and in his glory!

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 22:53

    22:53 This is your hour - Before which ye could not take me: and the power of darkness - The time when Satan has power.