Luke 8:56
New International Version
Her parents were astonished, but he ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.

New Living Translation
Her parents were overwhelmed, but Jesus insisted that they not tell anyone what had happened.

English Standard Version
And her parents were amazed, but he charged them to tell no one what had happened.

Berean Study Bible
Her parents were astounded, but Jesus ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.

Berean Literal Bible
And her parents were amazed; and He instructed them to tell no one what had happened.

King James Bible
And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no man what was done.

New King James Version
And her parents were astonished, but He charged them to tell no one what had happened.

New American Standard Bible
Her parents were amazed; but He instructed them to tell no one what had happened.

NASB 1995
Her parents were amazed; but He instructed them to tell no one what had happened.

NASB 1977
And her parents were amazed; but He instructed them to tell no one what had happened.

Amplified Bible
Her parents were greatly astonished [by the miracle]; but He instructed them to tell no one what had happened.

Christian Standard Bible
Her parents were astounded, but he instructed them to tell no one what had happened.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Her parents were astounded, but He instructed them to tell no one what had happened.

American Standard Version
And her parents were amazed: but he charged them to tell no man what had been done.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And her parents were staggered, but he warned them not to tell anyone what had happened.

Contemporary English Version
Her parents were surprised, but Jesus ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And her parents were astonished, whom he charged to tell no man what was done.

English Revised Version
And her parents were amazed: but he charged them to tell no man what had been done.

Good News Translation
Her parents were astounded, but Jesus commanded them not to tell anyone what had happened.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They were amazed. Jesus ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.

International Standard Version
Her parents were amazed, but he ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.

Literal Standard Version
and her parents were amazed, but He charged them to say to no one what had come to pass.

NET Bible
Her parents were astonished, but he ordered them to tell no one what had happened.

New Heart English Bible
Her parents were amazed, but he commanded them to tell no one what had been done.

Weymouth New Testament
Her parents were astounded; but He forbad them to mention the matter to any one.

World English Bible
Her parents were amazed, but he commanded them to tell no one what had been done.

Young's Literal Translation
and her parents were amazed, but he charged them to say to no one what was come to pass.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Healing Touch of Jesus
55Her spirit returned, and at once she got up. And He directed that she be given something to eat. 56 Her parents were astounded, but Jesus ordered them not to tell anyone what had happened.

Cross References
Matthew 8:4
Then Jesus instructed him, "See that you don't tell anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the gift prescribed by Moses, as a testimony to them."

Luke 8:55
Her spirit returned, and at once she got up. And He directed that she be given something to eat.


Treasury of Scripture

And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no man what was done.

he charged.

Luke 5:14
And he charged him to tell no man: but go, and shew thyself to the priest, and offer for thy cleansing, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Matthew 8:4
And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Matthew 9:30
And their eyes were opened; and Jesus straitly charged them, saying, See that no man know it.









Verse 56. - He charged them that they should tell no man what was done. The enthusiasm in Galilee just then needed no extra spur. The crowds which followed him were increasing. The excitement, the Master felt, was unreal and evanescent; he wished rather to calm it than to increase it.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Her
αὐτῆς (autēs)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Feminine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 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.

parents
γονεῖς (goneis)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1118: A begetter, father; plur: parents. From the base of ginomai; a parent.

were astonished,
ἐξέστησαν (exestēsan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1839: From ek and histemi; to put out of wits, i.e. Astound, or become astounded, insane.

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

[Jesus] ordered
παρήγγειλεν (parēngeilen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3853: To notify, command, charge, entreat solemnly. From para and the base of aggelos; to transmit a message, i.e. to enjoin.

them
αὐτοῖς (autois)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 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.

{not} to tell
εἰπεῖν (eipein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

[anyone]
μηδενὶ (mēdeni)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3367: No one, none, nothing.

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

had happened.
γεγονός (gegonos)
Verb - Perfect Participle Active - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.


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