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Luke 7:4

    Luke 7:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when they came to Jesus, they sought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they, when they came to Jesus, besought him earnestly, saying, He is worthy that thou shouldest do this for him;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they, when they came to Jesus, made their request warmly, saying,

    Webster's Revision

    And they, when they came to Jesus, besought him earnestly, saying, He is worthy that thou shouldest do this for him;

    World English Bible

    When they came to Jesus, they begged him earnestly, saying, "He is worthy for you to do this for him,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they, when they came to Jesus, besought him earnestly, saying, He is worthy that thou shouldest do this for him:

    Definitions for Luke 7:4

    Besought - Entreated; asked; called.
    Instantly - Earnestly.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 7:4

    They besought him instantly - Urgently or earnestly.

    He was worthy - The centurion. He had showed favor to the Jews, and it was not improper to show him a kindness.
    Book: Luke