Luke 11:38
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But the Pharisee was surprised when he noticed that Jesus did not first wash before the meal.

New Living Translation
His host was amazed to see that he sat down to eat without first performing the hand-washing ceremony required by Jewish custom.

English Standard Version
The Pharisee was astonished to see that he did not first wash before dinner.

Berean Study Bible
But the Pharisee was astonished to see that Jesus did not first wash before the meal.

Berean Literal Bible
And the Pharisee, having seen, marveled that He did not wash first before the dinner.

New American Standard Bible
When the Pharisee saw it, he was surprised that He had not first ceremonially washed before the meal.

King James Bible
And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the Pharisee saw this, he was amazed that He did not first perform the ritual washing before dinner.

International Standard Version
The Pharisee was surprised to see that he didn't first wash before the meal.

NET Bible
The Pharisee was astonished when he saw that Jesus did not first wash his hands before the meal.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But that Pharisee when he saw him, he was amazed that he did not wash before his dinner.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Pharisee was surprised to see that Jesus didn't wash before the meal.

New American Standard 1977
And when the Pharisee saw it, he was surprised that He had not first ceremonially washed before the meal.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner.

King James 2000 Bible
And when the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that he had not first washed before dinner.

American King James Version
And when the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that he had not first washed before dinner.

American Standard Version
And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first bathed himself before dinner.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Pharisee began to say, thinking within himself, why he was not washed before dinner.

Darby Bible Translation
But the Pharisee seeing [it] wondered that he had not first washed before dinner.

English Revised Version
And when the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that he had not first washed before dinner.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that he had not first washed before dinner.

Weymouth New Testament
Now the Pharisee saw to his surprise that He did not wash His hands before breakfasting.

World English Bible
When the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that he had not first washed himself before dinner.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Pharisee having seen, did wonder that he did not first baptize himself before the dinner.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
11:37-54 We should all look to our hearts, that they may be cleansed and new-created; and while we attend to the great things of the law and of the gospel, we must not neglect the smallest matter God has appointed. When any wait to catch something out of our mouths, that they may insnare us, O Lord, give us thy prudence and thy patience, and disappoint their evil purposes. Furnish us with such meekness and patience that we may glory in reproaches, for Christ's sake, and that thy Holy Spirit may rest upon us.
Study Bible
Woes to Religious Leaders
37As Jesus was speaking, a Pharisee invited Him to dine with him; so He went in and reclined at the table. 38But the Pharisee was astonished to see that Jesus did not first wash before the meal. 39“Now then,” said the Lord, “you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside you are full of greed and wickedness.…
Cross References
Matthew 8:10
When Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those following Him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.

Matthew 15:2
"Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They do not wash their hands when they eat."

Mark 7:2
and they saw some of His disciples eating with hands that were defiled--that is, unwashed.

Mark 7:3
Now in holding to the tradition of the elders, the Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat until they wash their hands ceremonially.

Luke 11:37
As Jesus was speaking, a Pharisee invited Him to dine with him; so He went in and reclined at the table.
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