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Luke 4:29

    Luke 4:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill where on their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and they rose up, and cast him forth out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might throw him down headlong.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they got up and took him out of the town to the edge of the mountain on which their town was, so that they might send him down to his death.

    Webster's Revision

    and they rose up, and cast him forth out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might throw him down headlong.

    World English Bible

    They rose up, threw him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill that their city was built on, that they might throw him off the cliff.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and they rose up, and cast him forth out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might throw him down headlong.

    Definitions for Luke 4:29

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 4:29

    The brow of the hill - Mr. Maundrel tells us that this is still called "the Mountain of the Precipitation, and is half a league southward of Nazareth. In going to it, you cross first over the vale in which Nazareth stands; and then going down two or three furlongs, in a narrow cleft between the rocks, you there clamber up a short but difficult way on the right hand; at the top of which you find a great stone standing on the brink of a precipice, which is said to be the very place where our Lord was destined to be thrown down by his enraged neighbors." Maundrel's Journey, p. 116. Edit. 5th. 1732.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 4:29

    The brow of the hill whereon ... - The region in which Nazareth was is hilly, though Nazareth was situated "between" two hills, or in a vale among mountains. The place to which they led the Saviour is still shown, and is called the "Mount of Precipitation." It is at a short distance to the south of Nazareth. See the notes at Matthew 2:23.

    Cast him down - This was the effect of a popular tumult. They had no legal right to take life on any occasion, and least of all in this furious and irregular manner. The whole transaction shows:

    1. That the character given of the Galileans elsewhere as being especially wicked was a just one.

    2. To what extremities the wickedness of the heart will lead people when it is acted out. And,

    3. That people are opposed to the truth, and that they would do anything, if not restrained, to manifest their opposition.