Luke 22:51
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New International Version
But Jesus answered, "No more of this!" And he touched the man's ear and healed him.

New Living Translation
But Jesus said, "No more of this." And he touched the man's ear and healed him.

English Standard Version
But Jesus said, “No more of this!” And he touched his ear and healed him.

Berean Study Bible
But Jesus answered, "No more of this!" And He touched the man's ear and healed him.

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus answering said, "Allow you thus far!" And having touched the ear, He healed him.

New American Standard Bible
But Jesus answered and said, "Stop! No more of this." And He touched his ear and healed him.

King James Bible
And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Jesus responded, "No more of this!" And touching his ear, He healed him.

International Standard Version
But Jesus said, "No more of this!" So he touched the wounded man's ear and healed him.

NET Bible
But Jesus said, "Enough of this!" And he touched the man's ear and healed him.

New Heart English Bible
But Jesus answered, "Let me at least do this"--and he touched his ear, and healed him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Then Yeshua answered and he said, “Enough for now.” And he touched the ear of him who was wounded, and he healed him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But Jesus said, "Stop! That's enough of this." Then he touched the servant's ear and healed him.

New American Standard 1977
But Jesus answered and said, “Stop! No more of this.” And He touched his ear and healed him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear and healed him.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus answered and said, No more of this. And he touched his ear, and healed him.

American King James Version
And Jesus answered and said, Suffer you thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.

American Standard Version
But Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye them thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But Jesus answering, said: Suffer ye thus far. And when he had touched his ear, he healed him.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus answering said, Suffer thus far; and having touched his ear, he healed him.

English Revised Version
But Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.

Weymouth New Testament
"Permit me thus far," said Jesus. And He touched the ear and healed it.

World English Bible
But Jesus answered, "Let me at least do this"--and he touched his ear, and healed him.

Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus answering said, 'Suffer ye thus far,' and having touched his ear, he healed him.
Study Bible
The Betrayal of Jesus
50And one of them struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his right ear. 51But Jesus answered, “No more” of this! And He touched the man’s ear and healed him. 52Then Jesus said to the chief priests, temple officers, and elders who had come for Him, “Have you come out with swords and clubs as you would against an outlaw?…
Cross References
Luke 22:50
And one of them struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his right ear.

Luke 22:52
Then Jesus said to the chief priests, temple officers, and elders who had come for Him, "Have you come out with swords and clubs as you would against an outlaw?
Treasury of Scripture

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(51) Suffer ye thus far.--The words and the incident are peculiar to St. Luke. We are. not told to whom the words were spoken. If to the disciples, they were a command to be patient, and to let things take their course. If, as is possible, to the servants and officers, they were a plea for His disciples--"Do not visit them with punishment for this one act." The immediate healing of the ear is in favour of the latter view, as tending to conciliation.

Verse 51. - Suffer ye thus far. The exact meaning of these words has been much debated. They probably were addressed to the company of armed men, and contained a plea for the mistaken zeal of his disciple Peter. "Excuse this resistance." And he touched his ear, and healed him. This miraculous cure of the wound inflicted by the zealous disciple is related by the physician Luke. And Jesus answered and said,.... Not to the question of the disciples, but either to Peter, who had done this rash action; and so the Persic and Ethiopic versions add, "to him"; or else to the multitude,

suffer ye thus far; or to them both, to Peter to stop his hand, to proceed no further, but put up his sword; and so the Arabic version reads, "refrain thyself"; and to the multitude to be easy, and not revenge the affront that was given them: and in order to pacify them, "he went to the wounded man", as the Persic version inserts,

and he touched his ear and healed him; which shows, that though the human nature of Christ was in a very low condition, yet he still retained the power of doing miracles; and also his great humanity, by which example be confirmed his precept of doing good to enemies; and likewise hereby gave full proof of his willingness to be apprehended by them; for otherwise, he that wrought such a miracle as this, could easily have delivered himself out of their hands; and one would have thought this would have put a stop to them, and have convinced them of the truth of his being a divine person, and the Messiah. 22:47-53 Nothing can be a greater affront or grief to the Lord Jesus, than to be betrayed by those who profess to be his followers, and say that they love him. Many instances there are, of Christ's being betrayed by those who, under the form of godliness, fight against the power of it. Jesus here gave an illustrious example of his own rule of doing good to those that hate us, as afterwards he did of praying for those that despitefully use us. Corrupt nature warps our conduct to extremes; we should seek for the Lord's direction before we act in difficult circumstances. Christ was willing to wait for his triumphs till his warfare was accomplished, and we must be so too. But the hour and the power of darkness were short, and such the triumphs of the wicked always will be.
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