Luke 19:42
New International Version
and said, "If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace--but now it is hidden from your eyes.

New Living Translation
"How I wish today that you of all people would understand the way to peace. But now it is too late, and peace is hidden from your eyes.

English Standard Version
saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.

Berean Study Bible
and said, “If only you had known on this day what would bring you peace! But now it is hidden from your eyes.

Berean Literal Bible
saying, "If you had known in this day, even you, the things for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.

New American Standard Bible
saying, "If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes.

King James Bible
Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.

Christian Standard Bible
saying, “If you knew this day what would bring peace ​--​but now it is hidden from your eyes.

Contemporary English Version
and said: It is too bad that today your people don't know what will bring them peace! Now it is hidden from them.

Good News Translation
saying, "If you only knew today what is needed for peace! But now you cannot see it!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
saying, "If you knew this day what would bring peace--but now it is hidden from your eyes.

International Standard Version
"If you had only known today what could have brought you peace! But now it is hidden from your sight,

NET Bible
saying, "If you had only known on this day, even you, the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.

New Heart English Bible
saying, "If you, even you, had known today the things that make for peace. But now, they are hidden from your eyes.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said, “If only now you had known those things that are of your peace, if even in this your day! But now these things are hidden from your eyes.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said, "If you had only known today what would bring you peace! But now it is hidden, so you cannot see it.

New American Standard 1977
saying, “If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes.

Jubilee Bible 2000
saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.

King James 2000 Bible
Saying, If you had known, even you, at least in this your day, the things which belong unto your peace! but now they are hid from your eyes.

American King James Version
Saying, If you had known, even you, at least in this your day, the things which belong to your peace! but now they are hid from your eyes.

American Standard Version
saying, If thou hadst known in this day, even thou, the things which belong unto peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If thou also hadst known, and that in this thy day, the things that are to thy peace; but now they are hidden from thy eyes.

Darby Bible Translation
saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, even at least in this thy day, the things that are for thy peace: but now they are hid from thine eyes;

English Revised Version
saying, If thou hadst known in this day, even thou, the things which belong unto peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.

Webster's Bible Translation
Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong to thy peace! but now they are hid from thy eyes.

Weymouth New Testament
"O that at this time thou hadst known--yes even thou--what makes peace possible! But now it is hid from thine eyes.

World English Bible
saying, "If you, even you, had known today the things which belong to your peace! But now, they are hidden from your eyes.

Young's Literal Translation
saying -- 'If thou didst know, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things for thy peace; but now they were hid from thine eyes.
Study Bible
Jesus Weeps over Jerusalem
41As Jesus approached Jerusalem and saw the city, He wept over it 42and said, “If only you had known on this day what would bring you peace! But now it is hidden from your eyes. 43For the days will come upon you when your enemies will barricade you and surround you and hem you in on every side.…
Cross References
Jeremiah 13:17
But if you do not listen, I will weep alone because of your pride; My eyes will overflow with tears, because the LORD's flock has been taken captive.

Matthew 13:15
For this people's heart has grown callous; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and turn, and I would heal them.'

Luke 19:41
As Jesus approached Jerusalem and saw the city, He wept over it

Luke 19:43
For the days will come upon you when your enemies will barricade you and surround you and hem you in on every side.

Treasury of Scripture

Saying, If you had known, even you, at least in this your day, the things which belong to your peace! but now they are hid from your eyes.

If.

Deuteronomy 5:29
O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!

Deuteronomy 32:29
O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end!

Psalm 81:13
Oh that my people had hearkened unto me, and Israel had walked in my ways!

in this.

Luke 19:44
And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

Psalm 32:6
For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found: surely in the floods of great waters they shall not come nigh unto him.

Psalm 95:7,8
For he is our God; and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of his hand. To day if ye will hear his voice, …

the things.

Luke 1:77-79
To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins, …

Luke 2:10-14
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people…

Luke 10:5,6
And into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, Peace be to this house…

but.

Isaiah 6:9,10
And he said, Go, and tell this people, Hear ye indeed, but understand not; and see ye indeed, but perceive not…

Isaiah 29:10-14
For the LORD hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath he covered…

Isaiah 44:18
They have not known nor understood: for he hath shut their eyes, that they cannot see; and their hearts, that they cannot understand.







Lexicon
[and] said,
λέγων (legōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

“If only
Εἰ (Ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

you had known
ἔγνως (egnōs)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1097: A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' in a great variety of applications and with many implications.

on
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

this
ταύτῃ (tautē)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

day
ἡμέρᾳ (hēmera)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2250: A day, the period from sunrise to sunset.

what
τὰ (ta)
Article - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

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

you
σὺ (sy)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

peace!
εἰρήνην (eirēnēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1515: Probably from a primary verb eiro; peace; by implication, prosperity.

But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

now
νῦν (nyn)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3568: A primary particle of present time; 'now'; also as noun or adjective present or immediate.

it is hidden
ἐκρύβη (ekrybē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2928: To hide, conceal, lay up. A primary verb; to conceal.

from
ἀπὸ (apo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

your
σου (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

eyes.
ὀφθαλμῶν (ophthalmōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3788: The eye; fig: the mind's eye. From optanomai; the eye; by implication, vision; figuratively, envy.
(42) If thou hadst known, even thou.--The emphatic repetition of the pronoun, as in Isaiah 48:15; Isaiah 51:12; Ezekiel 5:8; Ezekiel 6:3; Ps. ixxvi. 7, speaks of the strongest possible emotion. The broken form of the sentence, "If thou hadst known . . .," with no corresponding clause as to what would then have followed; the "at least in this thy day," the day that was still its own, in which it was called to repentance and action, all point to the words as being the utterance of the deepest human sorrow that the Son of Man had known.

The things which belong unto thy peace.--Literally, the things that make for, or tend to, peace. The Greek is the same as that translated "conditions of peace" in Luke 14:32 (where see Note); in this case, obviously, the "things that make for peace" are repentance, reformation, righteousness.

Now they are hid.--The Greek tense implies, by a distinction hard to express in English, in conjunction with the adverb "now," that the concealment of the things that made for the peace of Jerusalem, was a thing completed in the past.

Verse 42. - If thou hadst known,' even thou, at least in this thy day. The emphatic repetition of the "thou" and the broken form of the sentence, tell of the intense feeling of the Divine Speaker. "In this thy day." There was still time, still one day left, before his terrible trial-time began, Which filled up the measure of Jerusalem and her people's iniquity. Still one day in which, had they only known "the things which belonged to their peace," they might have won a forgiveness for all the past centuries of sin. 19:41-48 Who can behold the holy Jesus, looking forward to the miseries that awaited his murderers, weeping over the city where his precious blood was about to be shed, without seeing that the likeness of God in the believer, consists much in good-will and compassion? Surely those cannot be right who take up any doctrines of truth, so as to be hardened towards their fellow-sinners. But let every one remember, that though Jesus wept over Jerusalem, he executed awful vengeance upon it. Though he delights not in the death of a sinner, yet he will surely bring to pass his awful threatenings on those who neglect his salvation. The Son of God did not weep vain and causeless tears, nor for a light matter, nor for himself. He knows the value of souls, the weight of guilt, and how low it will press and sink mankind. May he then come and cleanse our hearts by his Spirit, from all that defiles. May sinners, on every side, become attentive to the words of truth and salvation.
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