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Matthew 11:1

    Matthew 11:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And it came to pass, when Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence to teach and to preach in their cities.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And it came to pass, when Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he departed there to teach and to preach in their cities.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And it came to pass when Jesus had finished commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence to teach and preach in their cities.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And it came about that when Jesus had come to the end of giving these orders to his twelve disciples, he went away from there, teaching and preaching in their towns.

    Webster's Revision

    And it came to pass when Jesus had finished commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence to teach and preach in their cities.

    World English Bible

    It happened that when Jesus had finished directing his twelve disciples, he departed from there to teach and preach in their cities.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And it came to pass, when Jesus had made an end of commanding his twelve disciples, he departed thence to teach and preach in their cities.

    Definitions for Matthew 11:1

    Thence - There; that place.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 11:1

    This verse properly belongs to the preceding chapter, from which it should on no account be separated; as with that it has the strictest connection, but with this it has none.

    To teach and to preach - To teach, to give private instructions to as many as came unto him; and to preach, to proclaim publicly, that the kingdom of God is at hand; two grand parts of the duty of a Gospel minister.

    Their cities - The cities of the Jews.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 11:1

    And it came to pass ... - The directions to the apostles were given in the vicinity of Capernaum. The Saviour went from thence to preach in their cities; that is, in the cities in the vicinity of Capernaum, or in Galilee. He did not yet go into Judea.

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 11:1

    11:1 In their cities - The other cities of Israel.