Luke 24:11
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English Standard Version
but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.

King James Bible
And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not.

American Standard Version
And these words appeared in their sight as idle talk; and they disbelieved them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And these words seemed to them as idle tales; and they did not believe them.

English Revised Version
And these words appeared in their sight as idle talk; and they disbelieved them.

Webster's Bible Translation
And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not.

Weymouth New Testament
But the whole story seemed to them an idle tale; they could not believe the women.

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Vincent's Word Studies

To them (ἐνώπιον αὐτῶν)

Rev., literally, in their sight

Idle tales (λῆρος)

Lit., silly talk; nonsense. Only here in New Testament. Used in medical language of the wild talk of delirium. Wyc., madness. Tynd., feigned things.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Luke 24:25 Then he said to them, O fools, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken:

Genesis 19:14 And Lot went out, and spoke to his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place...

2 Kings 7:2 Then a lord on whose hand the king leaned answered the man of God, and said, Behold, if the LORD would make windows in heaven...

Job 9:16 If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had listened to my voice.

Psalm 126:1 When the LORD turned again the captivity of Zion, we were like them that dream.

Acts 12:9 And he went out, and followed him; and knew not that it was true which was done by the angel; but thought he saw a vision.

Cross References
Mark 16:11
But when they heard that he was alive and had been seen by her, they would not believe it.

Mark 16:13
And they went back and told the rest, but they did not believe them.

Mark 16:14
Afterward he appeared to the eleven themselves as they were reclining at table, and he rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they had not believed those who saw him after he had risen.

Luke 24:41
And while they still disbelieved for joy and were marveling, he said to them, "Have you anything here to eat?"

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