Luke 11:28
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New International Version
He replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it."

New Living Translation
Jesus replied, "But even more blessed are all who hear the word of God and put it into practice."

English Standard Version
But he said, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Berean Study Bible
But He replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it."

Berean Literal Bible
And He said, "No rather, blessed are those hearing the word of God and keeping it."

New American Standard Bible
But He said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it."

King James Bible
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He said, "Even more, those who hear the word of God and keep it are blessed!"

International Standard Version
But he said, "Instead, how blessed are those who hear God's word and obey it!"

NET Bible
But he replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!"

New Heart English Bible
But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He said to her, “Blessings to those who have heard the word of God and keep it.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus replied, "Rather, how blessed are those who hear and obey God's word."

New American Standard 1977
But He said, “On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and observe it.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
But he said, Rather, blessed are those that hear the word of God and keep it.

King James 2000 Bible
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

American King James Version
But he said, Yes rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

American Standard Version
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But he said: Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God, and keep it.

Darby Bible Translation
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep [it].

English Revised Version
But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Webster's Bible Translation
But he said, Yes, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Weymouth New Testament
"Nay rather," He replied, "they are blessed who hear God's Message and carefully keep it."

World English Bible
But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."

Young's Literal Translation
And he said, 'Yea, rather, happy those hearing the word of God, and keeping it!'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:27,28 While the scribes and Pharisees despised and blasphemed the discourses of our Lord Jesus, this good woman admired them, and the wisdom and power with which he spake. Christ led the woman to a higher consideration. Though it is a great privilege to hear the word of God, yet those only are truly blessed, that is, blessed of the Lord, that hear it, keep it in memory, and keep to it as their way and rule.
Study Bible
True Blessedness
27As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said, “Blessed is the womb that bore You, and blessed are the breasts that nursed You.” 28But He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.” 29As the crowds were increasing, Jesus said, “This is a wicked generation. It demands a sign, but none will be given it except the sign of Jonah.…
Cross References
Proverbs 8:32
"Now therefore, O sons, listen to me, For blessed are they who keep my ways.

Proverbs 19:16
He who keeps the commandment keeps his soul, But he who is careless of conduct will die.

Luke 8:21
But He replied, "My mother and brothers are those who hear the word of God and carry it out."

John 13:17
If you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.

Revelation 1:3
Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear and obey what is written in it, because the time is near.
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