New International Version
When Jesus had finished speaking, a Pharisee invited him to eat with him; so he went in and reclined at the table.
King James Bible
And as he spake, a certain Pharisee besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sat down to meat.
Darby Bible Translation
But as he spoke, a certain Pharisee asked him that he would dine with him; and entering in he placed himself at table.
World English Bible
Now as he spoke, a certain Pharisee asked him to dine with him. He went in, and sat at the table.
Young's Literal Translation
And in his speaking, a certain Pharisee was asking him that he might dine with him, and having gone in, he reclined (at meat),
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To dine - Ὁπως αριϚηση. The word αριστειν dignifies the first eating of the day. The Jews made but two meals in the day; their αριστον may be called their breakfast or their dinner, because it was both, and was but a slight meal. Their chief meal was their δειπνον or supper, after the heat of the day was over; and the same was the principal meal among the Greeks and Romans. Josephus, in his Life, says, sect. 54, that the legal hour of the αριστον, on the Sabbath, was the sixth hour, or at twelve o'clock at noon, as we call it. What the hour was on the other days of the week, he does not say; but probably it was much the same. Bishop Pearce.
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The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single thy whole body also is full of light.--LUKE 11:34. The natural man receiveth not the things of the Spint of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.--Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.--We all, with open face beholding …
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But the Pharisee was surprised when he noticed that Jesus did not first wash before the meal.
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