Luke 20:29
New International Version
Now there were seven brothers. The first one married a woman and died childless.

New Living Translation
Well, suppose there were seven brothers. The oldest one married and then died without children.

English Standard Version
Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died without children.

Berean Study Bible
Now there were seven brothers. The first one married a wife, but died childless.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore there were seven brothers. And the first, having taken a wife, died childless;

New American Standard Bible
"Now there were seven brothers; and the first took a wife and died childless;

King James Bible
There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Christian Standard Bible
Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife and died without children.

Contemporary English Version
There were once seven brothers. The first one married, but died without having any children.

Good News Translation
Once there were seven brothers; the oldest got married and died without having children.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now there were seven brothers. The first took a wife and died without children.

International Standard Version
Now there were seven brothers. The first one married and died childless.

NET Bible
Now there were seven brothers. The first one married a woman and died without children.

New Heart English Bible
There were therefore seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died childless.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But there were seven brothers and the first took a wife and he died without sons.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There were seven brothers. The first got married and died without having children.

New American Standard 1977
“Now there were seven brothers; and the first took a wife, and died childless;

Jubilee Bible 2000
There were therefore seven brethren, and the first took a wife and died without children.

King James 2000 Bible
There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

American King James Version
There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

American Standard Version
There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died childless;

Douay-Rheims Bible
There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Darby Bible Translation
There were then seven brethren: and the first, having taken a wife, died childless;

English Revised Version
There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died childless;

Webster's Bible Translation
There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

Weymouth New Testament
Now there were seven brothers. The first of them took a wife and died childless.

World English Bible
There were therefore seven brothers. The first took a wife, and died childless.

Young's Literal Translation
'There were, then, seven brothers, and the first having taken a wife, died childless,
Study Bible
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
28“Teacher,” they said, “Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, the man should marry his brother’s widow and raise up offspring for him. 29Now there were seven brothers. The first one married a wife, but died childless. 30Then the second…
Cross References
Luke 20:28
"Teacher," they said, "Moses wrote for us that if a man's brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, the man should marry his brother's widow and raise up offspring for him.

Luke 20:30
Then the second

Treasury of Scripture

There were therefore seven brothers: and the first took a wife, and died without children.

and died.

Leviticus 20:20
And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.

Jeremiah 22:30
Thus saith the LORD, Write ye this man childless, a man that shall not prosper in his days: for no man of his seed shall prosper, sitting upon the throne of David, and ruling any more in Judah.







Lexicon
Now
οὖν (oun)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 3767: Therefore, then. Apparently a primary word; certainly, or accordingly.

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

seven
ἑπτὰ (hepta)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2033: Seven. A primary number; seven.

brothers.
ἀδελφοὶ (adelphoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

The
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine 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.

first [one]
πρῶτος (prōtos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4413: First, before, principal, most important. Contracted superlative of pro; foremost.

married
λαβὼν (labōn)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

a wife,
γυναῖκα (gynaika)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

[but] died
ἀπέθανεν (apethanen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 599: To be dying, be about to die, wither, decay. From apo and thnesko; to die off.

childless.
ἄτεκνος (ateknos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 815: Childless. Childless.
Verses 29-33. - There were therefore seven brethren: and the first took a wife, and died without children. And the second took her to wife, and he died childless. And the third took her; and in like manner the seven also: and they left no children, and died. Last of all the woman died also. Therefore in the resurrection whose wife of them is she? for seven had her to wife. The question here put to the Master was a well-known materialistic objection to the resurrection, and had on several occasions Been asked by these shallow Epicureans - as the Talmud calls them - to the great rabbis of the schools of the Pharisees. Their usual answer was that the woman in question would be the wife of the first husband. 20:27-38 It is common for those who design to undermine any truth of God, to load it with difficulties. But we wrong ourselves, and wrong the truth of Christ, when we form our notions of the world of spirits by this world of sense. There are more worlds than one; a present visible world, and a future unseen world; and let every one compare this world and that world, and give the preference in his thoughts and cares to that which deserves them. Believers shall obtain the resurrection from the dead, that is the blessed resurrection. What shall be the happy state of the inhabitants of that world, we cannot express or conceive,
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