Luke 9:58
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English Standard Version
And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.”

King James Bible
And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

American Standard Version
And Jesus said unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the heaven have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus said to him: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

English Revised Version
And Jesus said unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the heaven have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus said to him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

Weymouth New Testament
"The foxes have holes," said Jesus, "and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."

Luke 9:58 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Holes

See on Matthew 8:20.

Birds (πετεινὰ)

Strictly, flying fowl. The common word for bird in the New Testament. Ὄρνις, occurs Matthew 23:37; Luke 13:34; but both times in the sense of hen. See on Matthew 23:37. Ὄρνεον is found in Revelation 18:2; Revelation 19:17, Revelation 19:21; and πτηνόν, another form for the word in this passage, occurs 1 Corinthians 15:30.

Nests

See on Matthew 8:20.

Luke 9:58 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Jesus.

Luke 14:26-33 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters...

Luke 18:22,23 Now when Jesus heard these things, he said to him, Yet lack you one thing: sell all that you have, and distribute to the poor...

Joshua 24:19-22 And Joshua said to the people, You cannot serve the LORD: for he is an holy God; he is a jealous God...

John 6:60-66 Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it...

Foxes.

Psalm 84:3 Yes, the sparrow has found an house, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, even your altars, O LORD of hosts...

2 Corinthians 8:9 For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor...

James 2:5 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith...

Cross References
Matthew 8:20
And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head."

Matthew 13:32
It is the smallest of all seeds, but when it has grown it is larger than all the garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches."

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