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Luke 24:38

    Luke 24:38 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he said to them, Why are you troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and wherefore do questionings arise in your heart?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said to them, Why are you troubled, and why are your hearts full of doubt?

    Webster's Revision

    And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and wherefore do questionings arise in your heart?

    World English Bible

    He said to them, "Why are you troubled? Why do doubts arise in your hearts?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and wherefore do reasonings arise in your heart?

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 24:38

    Why are ye troubled? - Why are you alarmed or frightened?

    And why do thoughts ... - The word "thoughts" here means "doubts" or suspicions. It is used in this sense also in 1 Timothy 2:8. The doubts which they had were whether he was the Christ. He reproves them for doubting this; for,

    1. The Scriptures had foretold his death;

    2. He had himself repeatedly done it; and,

    3. They had now the testimony of Peter that he had seen Jesus alive, and of the angels that he was risen. After all this evidence, Jesus reproves them for doubting whether he was truly the Messiah.