Luke 14:2
New International Version
There in front of him was a man suffering from abnormal swelling of his body.

New Living Translation
There was a man there whose arms and legs were swollen.

English Standard Version
And behold, there was a man before him who had dropsy.

Berean Study Bible
Right there in front of Him was a man with dropsy.

Berean Literal Bible
And behold, there was a certain man with dropsy before Him.

New American Standard Bible
And there in front of Him was a man suffering from dropsy.

King James Bible
And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy.

Christian Standard Bible
There in front of him was a man whose body was swollen with fluid.

Contemporary English Version
All of a sudden a man with swollen legs stood up in front of him.

Good News Translation
A man whose legs and arms were swollen came to Jesus,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
There in front of Him was a man whose body was swollen with fluid.

International Standard Version
A man whose body was swollen with fluid suddenly appeared in front of him.

NET Bible
There right in front of him was a man suffering from dropsy.

New Heart English Bible
And look, a certain man who had dropsy was in front of him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Behold, one man who was swollen with fluid was there before him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A man whose body was swollen with fluid was there.

New American Standard 1977
And there, in front of Him was a certain man suffering from dropsy.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And, behold, there was a certain man before him who had the dropsy.

King James 2000 Bible
And, behold, there was a certain man before him who had dropsy.

American King James Version
And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy.

American Standard Version
And behold, there was before him a certain man that had the dropsy.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And behold, there was a certain man before him that had the dropsy.

Darby Bible Translation
And behold, there was a certain dropsical [man] before him.

English Revised Version
And behold, there was before him a certain man which had the dropsy.

Webster's Bible Translation
And behold, there was a certain man before him who had the dropsy.

Weymouth New Testament
In front of Him was a man suffering from dropsy.

World English Bible
Behold, a certain man who had dropsy was in front of him.

Young's Literal Translation
and lo, there was a certain dropsical man before him;
Study Bible
Jesus Heals a Man with Dropsy
1One Sabbath, Jesus went to eat in the home of a leading Pharisee, and those in attendance were watching Him closely. 2Right there in front of Him was a man with dropsy. 3So Jesus asked the experts in the law and the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?”…
Cross References
Luke 14:1
One Sabbath, Jesus went to eat in the home of a leading Pharisee, and those in attendance were watching Him closely.

Luke 14:3
So Jesus asked the experts in the law and the Pharisees, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

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And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy.







Lexicon
Right there
ἰδοὺ (idou)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2400: See! Lo! Behold! Look! Second person singular imperative middle voice of eido; used as imperative lo!

in front
ἔμπροσθεν (emprosthen)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1715: From en and pros; in front of (literally or figuratively) or time).

of Him
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

was
ἦν (ēn)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

a
τις (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

man
ἄνθρωπός (anthrōpos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

with dropsy.
ὑδρωπικὸς (hydrōpikos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5203: Afflicted with dropsy. From a compound of hudor and a derivative of optanomai; to be 'dropsical'.
(2) A certain man before him which had the dropsy.--This is the only miracle of the kind recorded in the Gospels. The term which St. Luke uses is strictly technical (hydropikos), and we may fairly see in the narrative another illustration of his professional character. He, more than others, had been led to specific inquiries as to the nature of the diseases which our Lord had healed. (See Introduction.) The man may have been an invited guest, or the feast may have been one of the semi-public ones in which the richer Pharisees displayed their hospitality.

Verse 2. - And, behold, there was a certain man before him which had the dropsy. This was the scheme of the Pharisee host. The sick man was not one of the invited guests; with the freedom which attends a feast in a large Oriental house, the afflicted man was introduced, as though by chance, with other lookers-on. The skilful plotters stationed him in a prominent position, where the eyes of the strange Guest would at once fall on him. The situation is described by the evangelist with dramatic clearness: "And, behold, there was a certain man before him which," etc. In an instant Jesus grasped the whole situation. It was the sabbath, and there before him was one grievously sick with a deadly chronic malady. Would he pass by - contrary to his wont-such a sufferer? Would he heal him on the sabbath day? Could he? perhaps thought the crafty foes of the great Physician-Teacher. The disease was a deadly one, utterly incur. able, as they thought, by earthly means. 14:1-6 This Pharisee, as well as others, seems to have had an ill design in entertaining Jesus at his house. But our Lord would not be hindered from healing a man, though he knew a clamour would be raised at his doing it on the sabbath. It requires care to understand the proper connexion between piety and charity in observing the sabbath, and the distinction between works of real necessity and habits of self-indulgence. Wisdom from above, teaches patient perseverance in well-doing.
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