Luke 10:23
New International Version
Then he turned to his disciples and said privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see.

New Living Translation
Then when they were alone, he turned to the disciples and said, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you have seen.

English Standard Version
Then turning to the disciples he said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see!

Berean Study Bible
Then Jesus turned to the disciples and said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see.

Berean Literal Bible
And having turned to the disciples, He said in private, "Blessed are the eyes seeing what you see!

King James Bible
And he turned him unto his disciples, and said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see:

New King James Version
Then He turned to His disciples and said privately, “Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see;

New American Standard Bible
Turning to the disciples, He said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see the things you see;

NASB 1995
Turning to the disciples, He said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see,

NASB 1977
And turning to the disciples, He said privately, “Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see,

Amplified Bible
Then turning to His disciples, Jesus said privately, “Blessed [joyful, spiritually enlightened, and favored by God] are the eyes which see what you see,

Christian Standard Bible
Then turning to his disciples he said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see the things you see!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then turning to His disciples He said privately, "The eyes that see the things you see are blessed!

American Standard Version
And turning to the disciples, he said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he turned to his disciples by themselves and he said, “Blessed are those eyes that are seeing whatever you are seeing.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus then turned to his disciples and said to them in private, "You are really blessed to see what you see!

Douay-Rheims Bible
And turning to his disciples, he said: Blessed are the eyes that see the things which you see.

English Revised Version
And turning to the disciples, he said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see:

Good News Translation
Then Jesus turned to the disciples and said to them privately, "How fortunate you are to see the things you see!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He turned to his disciples in private and said to them, "How blessed you are to see what you've seen.

International Standard Version
Then turning to his disciples in private, he told them, "How blessed are the eyes that see what you see!

Literal Standard Version
And having turned to the disciples, He said, by themselves, “Blessed the eyes that are perceiving what you perceive;

NET Bible
Then Jesus turned to his disciples and said privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see!

New Heart English Bible
Turning to the disciples, he said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see the things that you see,

Weymouth New Testament
And He turned towards His disciples and said to them apart, "Blessed are the eyes which see what you see!

World English Bible
Turning to the disciples, he said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see the things that you see,

Young's Literal Translation
And having turned unto the disciples, he said, by themselves, 'Happy the eyes that are perceiving what ye perceive;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus' Prayer of Thanksgiving
22All things have been entrusted to Me by My Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and no one knows who the Father is except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal Him.” 23Then Jesus turned to the disciples and said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see what you see. 24For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.”…

Cross References
Matthew 13:16
But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear.

Matthew 13:17
For truly I tell you, many prophets and righteous men longed to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it.

Luke 10:24
For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it."


Treasury of Scripture

And he turned him to his disciples, and said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that you see:

Blessed.

Matthew 13:16,17
But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear…









(23-24) Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see . . .--Another instance of repeated words, St. Matthew reporting them as spoken after the parable of the Sower (Matthew 13:16. See Note on that verse).

Verses 23, 24. - And he turned him unto his disciples, and said privately, Blessed are the eyes which see the things that ye see: for I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see those things which ye see. Alluding, especially, to such prophets and their words as Balaam (in Numbers 24:17) and Jacob (in Genesis 49:18). Keble has a quaint verse here, striking, as is usual with him, the central truth -

"Save that each little voice in turn
Some glorious truth proclaims;
What sages would have died to learn
Now taught by cottage dames."
These last words, the evangelist expressly says, were spoken privately. In fact, such a statement could only have been addressed to the inner circle - to those men (not exclusively the twelve) who had been much under the immediate influence of the Lord's teaching about himself. Gradually their sense as to who and what he was was becoming more acute. Glimpses of his Divinity ever and anon flashed before their eyes. But, to the last, their faith was very weak and wavering. Such words as these, after what had gone before, must have sunk deep into many of the listeners' hearts.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Then
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[Jesus] turned
στραφεὶς (strapheis)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4762: Strengthened from the base of trope; to twist, i.e. Turn quite around or reverse.

to
πρὸς (pros)
Preposition
Strong's 4314: To, towards, with. A strengthened form of pro; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. Toward.

the
τοὺς (tous)
Article - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

disciples
μαθητὰς (mathētas)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3101: A learner, disciple, pupil. From manthano; a learner, i.e. Pupil.

[and] said
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

privately,
ἰδίαν (idian)
Adjective - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

“Blessed [are]
Μακάριοι (Makarioi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3107: Happy, blessed, to be envied. A prolonged form of the poetical makar; supremely blest; by extension, fortunate, well off.

the
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

eyes
ὀφθαλμοὶ (ophthalmoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3788: The eye; fig: the mind's eye. From optanomai; the eye; by implication, vision; figuratively, envy.

that
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

see
βλέποντες (blepontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 991: (primarily physical), I look, see, perceive, discern. A primary verb; to look at.

what
(ha)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

you see.
βλέπετε (blepete)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 991: (primarily physical), I look, see, perceive, discern. A primary verb; to look at.


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