Luke 20:39
New International Version
Some of the teachers of the law responded, “Well said, teacher!”

New Living Translation
“Well said, Teacher!” remarked some of the teachers of religious law who were standing there.

English Standard Version
Then some of the scribes answered, “Teacher, you have spoken well.”

Berean Study Bible
Some of the scribes answered, “Teacher, You have spoken well!”

Berean Literal Bible
And some of the scribes answering, said, "Teacher, you have spoken well."

King James Bible
Then certain of the scribes answering said, Master, thou hast well said.

New King James Version
Then some of the scribes answered and said, “Teacher, You have spoken well.”

New American Standard Bible
Some of the scribes answered and said, “Teacher, You have spoken well.”

NASB 1995
Some of the scribes answered and said, “Teacher, You have spoken well.”

NASB 1977
And some of the scribes answered and said, “Teacher, You have spoken well.”

Amplified Bible
Some of the scribes replied, “Teacher, you have spoken well [so that there is no room for blame].”

Christian Standard Bible
Some of the scribes answered, “Teacher, you have spoken well.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Some of the scribes answered, “Teacher, You have spoken well.”

American Standard Version
And certain of the scribes answering said, Teacher, thou hast well said.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And some of the Scribes answered, and they were saying to him, “Teacher, you have spoken beautifully.”

Contemporary English Version
Some of the teachers of the Law of Moses said, "Teacher, you have given a good answer!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And some of the scribes answering, said to him: Master, thou hast said well.

English Revised Version
And certain of the scribes answering said, Master, thou hast well said.

Good News Translation
Some of the teachers of the Law spoke up, "A good answer, Teacher!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Some scribes responded, "Teacher, that was well said."

International Standard Version
Then some of the scribes replied, "Teacher, you have given a fine answer."

Literal Standard Version
And certain of the scribes answering said, “Teacher, You said well”;

NET Bible
Then some of the experts in the law answered, "Teacher, you have spoken well!"

New Heart English Bible
Some of the scribes answered, "Teacher, you speak well."

Weymouth New Testament
Then some of the Scribes replied, "Rabbi, you have spoken well."

World English Bible
Some of the scribes answered, "Teacher, you speak well."

Young's Literal Translation
And certain of the scribes answering said, 'Teacher, thou didst say well;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
38He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to Him all are alive.” 39 Some of the scribes answered, “Teacher, You have spoken well!” 40And they did not dare to question Him any further.…

Cross References
Mark 12:28
Now one of the scribes had come up and heard their debate. Noticing how well Jesus had answered them, he asked Him, "Which commandment is the most important of all?"

Luke 20:38
He is not the God of the dead, but of the living, for to Him all are alive."

Luke 20:40
And they did not dare to question Him any further.


Treasury of Scripture

Then certain of the scribes answering said, Master, you have well said.

thou.

Matthew 22:34-40
But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together…

Mark 12:28-34
And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all? …

Acts 23:9
And there arose a great cry: and the scribes that were of the Pharisees' part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.









(39) Master, thou hast well said.--The words came, it is obvious, from the better section of the Pharisees, who welcomed this new defence of the doctrine on which their faith rested.

Verses 39, 40. - Then certain of the scribes answering, said, Master, thou hast well said. And after that they durst not ask him any question at all. "This prompt and sublime answer filled with admiration the scribes, who had so often sought this decisive word in Hoses without finding it; they cannot restrain themselves from testifying their joyful surprise. Aware from this time forth that every snare laid for him will be the occasion for a glorious manifestation of his wisdom, they give up this method of attack" (Godet).

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

of the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive 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.

scribes
γραμματέων (grammateōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 1122: From gramma. A writer, i.e. scribe or secretary.

answered,
Ἀποκριθέντες (Apokrithentes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

“Teacher,
Διδάσκαλε (Didaskale)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1320: A teacher, master. From didasko; an instructor.

you have spoken
εἶπας (eipas)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

well!”
καλῶς (kalōs)
Adverb
Strong's 2573: Well, nobly, honorably, rightly. Adverb from kalos; well.


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