Luke 23 :7

Luke 23 :7 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And as soon as he knew that he belonged to Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem at that time.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And as soon as he knew that he belonged to Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem at that time.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And when he knew that he was of Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him unto Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem in these days.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And when he saw that he was under the authority of Herod, he sent him to Herod, who was in Jerusalem himself at that time.

Webster's Revision

And as soon as he knew that he belonged to Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who himself was also at Jerusalem at that time.

World English Bible

When he found out that he was in Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who was also in Jerusalem during those days.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And when he knew that he was of Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him unto Herod, who himself also was at Jerusalem in these days.

Definitions for Luke 23 :7

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 23 :7

Herod's jurisdiction - The city of Nazareth, in which Christ had continued till he was thirty years of age, and that of Capernaum, in which he principally resided the last years of his life, were both in Lower Galilee, of which Herod Antipas was tetrarch. Pilate was probably glad of this opportunity to pay a little respect to Herod, whom it is likely he had irritated, and with whom he now wished to be friends. See Luke 23:12.

Barnes's Commentary on Luke 23 :7

Herod's jurisdiction - Herod Antipas, a son of Herod the Great. This was the same Herod that put John the Baptist to death. Jesus had passed the most of his life in the part of the country where he ruled, and it was, therefore, considered that he belonged to his jurisdiction - that is, that it belonged to Herod, not to Pilate, to try this cause.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 23 :7

23:7 He sent him to Herod - As his proper judge.
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