Luke 14:32
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English Standard Version
And if not, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of peace.

King James Bible
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace.

American Standard Version
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and asketh conditions of peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Or else, whilst the other is yet afar off, sending an embassy, he desireth conditions of peace.

English Revised Version
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and asketh conditions of peace.

Webster's Bible Translation
Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an embassy, and desireth conditions of peace.

Weymouth New Testament
If not, while the other is still a long way off, he sends messengers and sues for peace.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Asketh (ἐρωτᾷ)

On a footing of equality: king treating with king. See on Luke 11:9.

Conditions of peace (τὰ πρὸς εἰρήνην)

Lit., this looking toward peace: preliminaries. Compare Romans 14:19, things which make for peace (τὰ τῆς εἰρήνης, the things of peace).

Luke 14:32 Parallel Commentaries

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and desireth.

Luke 12:58 When you go with your adversary to the magistrate, as you are in the way, give diligence that you may be delivered from him...

1 Kings 20:31-34 And his servants said to him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray you...

2 Kings 10:4,5 But they were exceedingly afraid, and said, Behold, two kings stood not before him: how then shall we stand...

Job 40:9 Have you an arm like God? or can you thunder with a voice like him?

Matthew 5:25 Agree with your adversary quickly, whiles you are in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver you to the judge...

Acts 12:20 And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and...

James 4:6-10 But he gives more grace. Why he said, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble...

Cross References
Matthew 5:42
Give to the one who begs from you, and do not refuse the one who would borrow from you.

Luke 14:31
Or what king, going out to encounter another king in war, will not sit down first and deliberate whether he is able with ten thousand to meet him who comes against him with twenty thousand?

Luke 14:33
So therefore, any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple.

Luke 19:14
But his citizens hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to reign over us.'

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