Luke 23 :26

Luke 23 :26 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And as they led him away, they laid hold on one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.

King James Version (KJV)

And as they led him away, they laid hold on one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And when they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country, and laid on him the cross, to bear it after Jesus.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And while they were taking him away, they put their hands on Simon of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, and made him take the cross after Jesus.

Webster's Revision

And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, and on him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.

World English Bible

When they led him away, they grabbed one Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it after Jesus.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And when they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country, and laid on him the cross, to bear it after Jesus.

Definitions for Luke 23 :26

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 23 :26

Simon, a Cyrenian - See on Matthew 27:32 (note).

Barnes' Commentary on Luke 23 :26

See the notes at Matthew 27:32.

After Jesus - Probably to bear one end of the cross. Jesus was feeble and unable to bear it alone, and they compelled Simon to help him.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 23 :26

23:26 Mt 27:31; Mr 15:21; Joh 19:16.
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