Matthew 22:33
New International Version
When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching.

New Living Translation
When the crowds heard him, they were astounded at his teaching.

English Standard Version
And when the crowd heard it, they were astonished at his teaching.

Berean Study Bible
When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching.

Berean Literal Bible
And the crowds having heard, were astonished at His teaching.

New American Standard Bible
When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching.

King James Bible
And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

Christian Standard Bible
And when the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching.

Contemporary English Version
The crowds were surprised to hear what Jesus was teaching.

Good News Translation
When the crowds heard this, they were amazed at his teaching.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And when the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching.

International Standard Version
When the crowds heard this, they were amazed at his teaching.

NET Bible
When the crowds heard this, they were amazed at his teaching.

New Heart English Bible
When the crowds heard it, they were astonished at his teaching.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when the crowds heard, they were dumbfounded at his teaching.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He amazed the crowds who heard his teaching.

New American Standard 1977
And when the multitudes heard this, they were astonished at His teaching.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

King James 2000 Bible
And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

American King James Version
And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

American Standard Version
And when the multitudes heard it, they were astonished at his teaching.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the multitudes hearing it, were in admiration at his doctrine.

Darby Bible Translation
And when the crowds heard [it] they were astonished at his doctrine.

English Revised Version
And when the multitudes heard it, they were astonished at his teaching.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

Weymouth New Testament
All the crowd heard this, and were filled with amazement at His teaching.

World English Bible
When the multitudes heard it, they were astonished at his teaching.

Young's Literal Translation
And having heard, the multitudes were astonished at his teaching;
Study Bible
The Sadducees and the Resurrection
32‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob?’ He is not the God of the dead, but of the living.” 33When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching. 34And when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they themselves gathered together.…
Cross References
Matthew 7:28
When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at His teaching,

Luke 2:47
And all who heard Him were amazed at His understanding and His answers.

Treasury of Scripture

And when the multitude heard this, they were astonished at his doctrine.

they.

Matthew 22:22
When they had heard these words, they marvelled, and left him, and went their way.

Matthew 7:28,29
And it came to pass, when Jesus had ended these sayings, the people were astonished at his doctrine: …

Mark 6:2
And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?







Lexicon
When
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
οἱ (hoi)
Article - Nominative Masculine 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.

crowds
ὄχλοι (ochloi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3793: From a derivative of echo; a throng; by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot.

heard [this],
ἀκούσαντες (akousantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

they were astonished
ἐξεπλήσσοντο (exeplēssonto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1605: To strike with panic or shock; I amaze, astonish. From ek and plesso; to strike with astonishment.

at
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

His
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 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.

teaching.
διδαχῇ (didachē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1322: Teaching, doctrine, what is taught. From didasko; instruction.
(33) They were astonished at his doctrine.--Better, teaching. The wonder was apparently caused by the way in which the truth of the popular creed had been proved from words which seemed to the careless reader to be altogether remote from it. It was the mode of teaching rather than the doctrine taught that astonished them. The other Gospels (Mark 12:28, Luke 20:39) record the admiration of agreement ("Master, Thou hast well spoken") as well as astonishment. The better section of the Pharisees rejoiced to hear their opponents refuted with what seemed to them a greater dexterity than that of their ablest scribes.

Verse 33. - They were astonished at his doctrine. The multitudes were amazed, not only at an interpretation which was entirely new to them, and which opened to them some of the depths of that Scripture of which they had been taught and knew only the letter; but because Christ showed that he looked into men's hearts, saw what was the motive and cause of their opinions, and, in explaining difficulties, unfolded eternal truths. The Sadducees, thus answered in the presence of the listening crowds, attempted no reply, slunk away confounded, utterly foiled in their hope of casting ridicule on the teaching of Christ. St. Luke notes that some scribes present, doubtless of the Pharisaic faction, were highly delighted with this public defeat of their adversaries, and cried, in enforced admiration, "Master, thou hast well said!" 22:23-33 The doctrines of Christ displeased the infidel Sadducees, as well as the Pharisees and Herodians. He carried the great truths of the resurrection and a future state, further than they had yet been reveled. There is no arguing from the state of things in this world, as to what will take place hereafter. Let truth be set in a clear light, and it appears in full strength. Having thus silenced them, our Lord proceeded to show the truth of the doctrine of the resurrection from the books of Moses. God declared to Moses that he was the God of the patriarchs, who had died long before; this shows that they were then in a state of being, capable of enjoying his favour, and proves that the doctrine of the resurrection is clearly taught in the Old Testament as well as in the New. But this doctrine was kept for a more full revelation, after the resurrection of Christ, who was the first-fruits of them that slept. All errors arise from not knowing the Scriptures and the power of God. In this world death takes away one after another, and so ends all earthly hopes, joys, sorrows, and connexions. How wretched are those who look for nothing better beyond the grave!
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