Luke 13:33
New International Version
In any case, I must press on today and tomorrow and the next day--for surely no prophet can die outside Jerusalem!

New Living Translation
Yes, today, tomorrow, and the next day I must proceed on my way. For it wouldn't do for a prophet of God to be killed except in Jerusalem!

English Standard Version
Nevertheless, I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the day following, for it cannot be that a prophet should perish away from Jerusalem.’

Berean Study Bible
Nevertheless, I must keep going today and tomorrow and the next day, for it is not admissible for a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem.

Berean Literal Bible
But it behooves Me to proceed today and tomorrow and the following day. For it is not possible for a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem.

New American Standard Bible
"Nevertheless I must journey on today and tomorrow and the next day; for it cannot be that a prophet would perish outside of Jerusalem.

King James Bible
Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

Christian Standard Bible
Yet it is necessary that I travel today, tomorrow, and the next day, because it is not possible for a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem.

Contemporary English Version
But I am going on my way today and tomorrow and the next day. After all, Jerusalem is the place where prophets are killed.

Good News Translation
Yet I must be on my way today, tomorrow, and the next day; it is not right for a prophet to be killed anywhere except in Jerusalem.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Yet I must travel today, tomorrow, and the next day, because it is not possible for a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem!

International Standard Version
But I must be on my way today, tomorrow, and the next day, because it's not possible for a prophet to be killed outside of Jerusalem.'

NET Bible
Nevertheless I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the next day, because it is impossible that a prophet should be killed outside Jerusalem.'

New Heart English Bible
Nevertheless I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the next day, for it cannot be that a prophet perish outside of Jerusalem.'

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“However, it is right for me that today and tomorrow I should work and I should go the following day, because it is not possible that a Prophet shall perish outside of Jerusalem.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But I must be on my way today, tomorrow, and the next day. It's not possible for a prophet to die outside Jerusalem.

New American Standard 1977
“Nevertheless I must journey on today and tomorrow and the next day; for it cannot be that a prophet should perish outside of Jerusalem.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Nevertheless I must walk today and tomorrow and the day following, for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless I must walk today, and tomorrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish outside of Jerusalem.

American King James Version
Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

American Standard Version
Nevertheless I must go on my way to-day and to-morrow and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Nevertheless I must walk to day and to morrow, and the day following, because it cannot be that a prophet perish, out of Jerusalem.

Darby Bible Translation
but I must needs walk to-day and to-morrow and the [day] following, for it must not be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

English Revised Version
Howbeit I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless, I must walk to-day and to-morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet should perish out of Jerusalem.

Weymouth New Testament
"Yet I must continue my journey to-day and to-morrow and the day following; for it is not conceivable that a Prophet should perish outside of Jerusalem.

World English Bible
Nevertheless I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the next day, for it can't be that a prophet perish outside of Jerusalem.'

Young's Literal Translation
but it behoveth me to-day, and to-morrow, and the day following, to go on, because it is not possible for a prophet to perish out of Jerusalem.
Study Bible
Lament over Jerusalem
32But Jesus replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘Look, I will keep driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will reach My goal.’ 33Nevertheless, I must keep going today and tomorrow and the next day, for it is not admissible for a prophet to perish outside of Jerusalem. 34O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those sent to her! How often I have longed to gather your children together as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were unwilling.…
Cross References
Matthew 21:11
The crowds replied, "This is Jesus, the prophet from Nazareth in Galilee."

John 11:9
Jesus answered, "Are there not twelve hours of daylight? If anyone walks in the daytime, he will not stumble, because he sees by the light of this world.

Treasury of Scripture

Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.

I must.

John 4:34
Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

John 9:4
I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.

John 11:54
Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.

for.

Luke 9:53
And they did not receive him, because his face was as though he would go to Jerusalem.

Matthew 20:18
Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death,

Acts 13:27
For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.







Lexicon
Nevertheless,
πλὴν (plēn)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 4133: However, nevertheless, but, except that, yet. From pleion; moreover, i.e. Albeit, save that, rather, yet.

I
με (me)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

must
δεῖ (dei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1163: Third person singular active present of deo; also deon deh-on'; neuter active participle of the same; both used impersonally; it is Necessary.

keep going
πορεύεσθαι (poreuesthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Middle or Passive
Strong's Greek 4198: To travel, journey, go, die.

today
σήμερον (sēmeron)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4594: Today, now. Neuter of a presumed compound of the article ho and hemera; on the day; generally, now.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

tomorrow
αὔριον (aurion)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 839: Tomorrow. From a derivative of the same as aer; properly, fresh, i.e. to-morrow.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

next [day],
ἐχομένῃ (echomenē)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

for
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

it is not admissible [for]
ἐνδέχεται (endechetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1735: To allow, it is possible. Third person singular present of a compound of en and dechomai; it is accepted in, i.e. Admitted.

a prophet
προφήτην (prophētēn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4396: From a compound of pro and phemi; a foreteller; by analogy, an inspired speaker; by extension, a poet.

to perish
ἀπολέσθαι (apolesthai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Middle
Strong's Greek 622: From apo and the base of olethros; to destroy fully, literally or figuratively.

outside of
ἔξω (exō)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1854: Without, outside. Adverb from ek; out(-side, of doors), literally or figuratively.

Jerusalem.
Ἰερουσαλήμ (Ierousalēm)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2419: Of Hebrew origin; Hierusalem, the capitol of Palestine.
(33) Nevertheless I must walk.--Better, I must journey, or, I must go onward, the word being that used in Luke 9:51; Luke 9:53. The words indicate the intensity of conviction and of purpose as that expressed before. I cannot bring myself to accept the words that follow--"to-day and to-morrow . . ."--as meaning that there were but three days to pass before He should enter Jerusalem. It would not have been true in fact. It would have seemed obvious, had we not too abundant proof of men's want of power to enter into the poetic forms of Eastern speech when they differ from our own, that the literal meaning here is altogether out of place, and that the same formula is used as in the preceding verse, with the same meaning--i.e., as conveying the thought of a short, undefined interval.

It cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem.--The word used here for "it cannot be," occurs in this passage only of the New Testament, and has a peculiar half-ironical force--"It is not meet, it would be at variance with the fitness of things, it is morally impossible." Jerusalem had made the slaughter of the prophets a special prerogative, a monopoly, as has been said, of which none might rob her.

Verse 33. - Nevertheless I must walk to. day, and to-morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem. He reflects, "Yes, I must go on with my journey for the little space yet left to me;" and then turning to the false Pharisee friends, with the saddest irony bids them not be afraid. Priest and Sanhedrin, the unholy alliance against him of Sadducee and Pharisee, would not be balked of the Victim whose blood they were all thirsting after. Their loved city had ever had one melancholy prerogative. It had ever been the place of death for the prophets of the Lord. That sad privilege would not be taken from it in his case. 13:31-35 Christ, in calling Herod a fox, gave him his true character. The greatest of men were accountable to God, therefore it became him to call this proud king by his own name; but it is not an example for us. I know, said our Lord, that I must die very shortly; when I die, I shall be perfected, I shall have completed my undertaking. It is good for us to look upon the time we have before us as but little, that we may thereby be quickened to do the work of the day in its day. The wickedness of persons and places which more than others profess religion and relation to God, especially displeases and grieves the Lord Jesus. The judgment of the great day will convince unbelievers; but let us learn thankfully to welcome, and to profit by all who come in the name of the Lord, to call us to partake of his great salvation.
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