Luke 24:38
New International Version
He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?

New Living Translation
"Why are you frightened?" he asked. "Why are your hearts filled with doubt?

English Standard Version
And he said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?

Berean Study Bible
“Why are you troubled,” Jesus asked, “and why do doubts arise in your hearts?

Berean Literal Bible
And He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts come up in your hearts?

New American Standard Bible
And He said to them, "Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

Christian Standard Bible
“Why are you troubled? ” he asked them. “And why do doubts arise in your hearts?

Contemporary English Version
But Jesus said, "Why are you so frightened? Why do you doubt?

Good News Translation
But he said to them, "Why are you alarmed? Why are these doubts coming up in your minds?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Why are you troubled?" He asked them. "And why do doubts arise in your hearts?

International Standard Version
But Jesus told them, "What's frightening you? And why are you doubting?

NET Bible
Then he said to them, "Why are you frightened, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?

New Heart English Bible
He said to them, "Why are you troubled? Why do doubts arise in your hearts?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua said to them, “Why are you shaken, and why do imaginations arise in your hearts?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He asked them, "Why are you afraid? Why do you have doubts?

New American Standard 1977
And He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts?

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

King James 2000 Bible
And he said unto them, Why are you troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

American King James Version
And he said to them, Why are you troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and wherefore do questionings arise in your heart?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: Why are you troubled, and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

Darby Bible Translation
And he said to them, Why are ye troubled? and why are thoughts rising in your hearts?

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled? and wherefore do reasonings arise in your heart?

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Why are ye troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

Weymouth New Testament
but He said to them, "Why such alarm? And why are there such questionings in your minds?

World English Bible
He said to them, "Why are you troubled? Why do doubts arise in your hearts?

Young's Literal Translation
And he said to them, 'Why are ye troubled? and wherefore do reasonings come up in your hearts?
Study Bible
Jesus Appears to the Disciples
37But they were startled and frightened, thinking they had seen a spirit. 38“Why are you troubled,” Jesus asked, “and why do doubts arise in your hearts? 39Look at My hands and My feet. It is I Myself. Touch Me and see—for a spirit does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have.”…
Cross References
Luke 24:37
But they were startled and frightened, thinking they had seen a spirit.

Luke 24:39
Look at My hands and My feet. It is I Myself. Touch Me and see--for a spirit does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have."

Treasury of Scripture

And he said to them, Why are you troubled? and why do thoughts arise in your hearts?

and why.

Jeremiah 4:14
O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee?

Daniel 4:5,19
I saw a dream which made me afraid, and the thoughts upon my bed and the visions of my head troubled me…

Matthew 16:8
Which when Jesus perceived, he said unto them, O ye of little faith, why reason ye among yourselves, because ye have brought no bread?







Lexicon
“Why
Τί (Ti)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

are you
ἐστέ (este)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd 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.

troubled,”
τεταραγμένοι (tetaragmenoi)
Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5015: To disturb, agitate, stir up, trouble. Of uncertain affinity; to stir or agitate.

[Jesus] asked,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

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

why
διὰ (dia)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1223: A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through.

{do} doubts
διαλογισμοὶ (dialogismoi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1261: From dialogizomai; discussion, i.e. consideration, or debate.

arise
ἀναβαίνουσιν (anabainousin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 305: To go up, mount, ascend; of things: I rise, spring up, come up. From ana and the base of basis; to go up.

in
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.

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

hearts?
καρδίᾳ (kardia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2588: Prolonged from a primary kar; the heart, i.e. the thoughts or feelings; also the middle.
(38) Why are ye troubled?--The question has a singular interest as witnessing to the identity of character, if one may so speak, of the risen Lord with all that had belonged to His humanity in the days of His ministry. He, too, had known what it was to be "troubled in spirit" (John 11:33; John 12:27; John 13:21), and out of that experience had grown the tender sympathy which showed itself in the words addressed to the disciples, "Let not your heart be troubled" (John 14:1). Now they had a trouble of a different kind, and still, as before with the two who were on their way to Emmaus, He seeks to calm and sustain them. He knows even the unuttered thoughts and questionings that are rising in their hearts.

Verse 38. - And he said unto them, Why are ye troubled t and why do thoughts arise in your hearts? He had just given them. his peace. He proceeds further to allay their fears. Before showing them his pierced hands and feet and side, before eating in their presence, he addresses these comforting words to them: "See," he seems to say, "I give you my peace: why are ye troubled? why do you allow perplexing, harassing thoughts to arise in your hearts? The past is forgiven and forgotten." "I come not," as Stier beautifully sugests, "as a wrathful Judge to reckon with you for your unbelief and unfaithfulness. I bring to you (and all the world) from my sepulchre something very different from up-braidings." 24:36-49 Jesus appeared in a miraculous manner, assuring the disciples of his peace, though they had so lately forsaken him, and promising spiritual peace with every blessing. Many troublesome thoughts which disquiet our minds, rise from mistakes concerning Christ. All the troublesome thoughts which rise in our hearts at any time, are known to the Lord Jesus, and are displeasing to him. He spake with them on their unreasonable unbelief. Nothing had passed but what was foretold by the prophets, and necessary for the salvation of sinners. And now all men should be taught the nature and necessity of repentance, in order to the forgiveness of their sins. And these blessings were to be sought for, by faith in the name of Jesus. Christ by his Spirit works on the minds of men. Even good men need to have their understandings opened. But that we may have right thoughts of Christ, there needs no more than to be made to understand the Scriptures.
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