Luke 7:30
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English Standard Version
but the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected the purpose of God for themselves, not having been baptized by him.)

King James Bible
But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of him.

American Standard Version
But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected for themselves the counsel of God, being not baptized of him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the Pharisees and the lawyers despised the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized by him.

English Revised Version
But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected for themselves the counsel of God, being not baptized of him.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized by him.

Weymouth New Testament
But the Pharisees and expounders of the Law have frustrated God's purpose as to their own lives, by refusing to be baptized.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Lawyers (νομικοὶ)

Not legal practitioners, but interpreters and doctors of the Mosaic law.

Rejected (ἠθέτησαν)

Set aside, or annulled; made it vain through their disobedience.

Against themselves (εἰς ἑαυτούς)

More strictly, with reference to themselves.

Luke 7:30 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

rejected. or, frustrated.

Luke 13:34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kill the prophets, and stone them that are sent to you...

Jeremiah 8:8 How do you say, We are wise, and the law of the LORD is with us? See, certainly in vain made he it; the pen of the scribes is in vain.

Romans 10:21 But to Israel he said, All day long I have stretched forth my hands to a disobedient and gainsaying people.

2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Galatians 2:21 I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.

the counsel.

Acts 20:27 For I have not shunned to declare to you all the counsel of God.

Ephesians 1:11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance...

against. or, within.

Cross References
Proverbs 1:25
because you have ignored all my counsel and would have none of my reproof,

Matthew 22:35
And one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him.

Luke 7:31
"To what then shall I compare the people of this generation, and what are they like?

Luke 20:6
But if we say, 'From man,' all the people will stone us to death, for they are convinced that John was a prophet."

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