Luke 4:22
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English Standard Version
And all spoke well of him and marveled at the gracious words that were coming from his mouth. And they said, “Is not this Joseph’s son?”

King James Bible
And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

American Standard Version
And all bare him witness, and wondered at the words of grace which proceeded out of his mouth: and they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And all gave testimony to him: and they wondered at the words of grace that proceeded from his mouth, and they said: Is not this the son of Joseph?

English Revised Version
And all bare him witness, and wondered at the words of grace which proceeded out of his mouth: and they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

Webster's Bible Translation
And all bore him testimony, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

Weymouth New Testament
And they all spoke well of Him, wondering at the sweet words of kindness which fell from His lips, while they asked one another, "Is not this Joseph's son?"

Luke 4:22 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Bare him witness

Compare Luke 4:14. They confirmed the reports which had been circulated about him. Note the imperfect tense. There was a continuous stream of admiring comment. Similarly, were wondering.

At the gracious words (λόγοις τῆς χάριτος)

Literally and correctly, as Rev., words of grace. See on Luke 1:30.

Is not (οὐχὶ)

Expecting an affirmative answer.

Luke 4:22 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the gracious.

Luke 2:47 And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.

Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

Psalm 45:2,4 You are fairer than the children of men: grace is poured into your lips: therefore God has blessed you for ever...

Proverbs 10:32 The lips of the righteous know what is acceptable: but the mouth of the wicked speaks frowardness.

Proverbs 16:21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increases learning.

Proverbs 25:11 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

Ecclesiastes 12:10,11 The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth...

Songs 5:16 His mouth is most sweet: yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 50:4 The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary...

Matthew 13:54 And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said...

Mark 6:2 And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying...

John 7:46 The officers answered, Never man spoke like this man.

Acts 6:10 And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spoke.

Titus 2:8 Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

Is not.

Matthew 13:55,56 Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brothers, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas...

Mark 6:3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon?...

John 6:42 And they said, Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? how is it then that he said...

Cross References
Psalm 45:2
You are the most handsome of the sons of men; grace is poured upon your lips; therefore God has blessed you forever.

Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of a wise man's mouth win him favor, but the lips of a fool consume him.

Matthew 13:55
Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?

Mark 6:3
Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us?" And they took offense at him.

Luke 2:48
And when his parents saw him, they were astonished. And his mother said to him, "Son, why have you treated us so? Behold, your father and I have been searching for you in great distress."

Luke 4:21
And he began to say to them, "Today this Scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing."

John 1:45
Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found him of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph."

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