New International Version
People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them.
King James Bible
And they brought unto him also infants, that he would touch them: but when his disciples saw it, they rebuked them.
Darby Bible Translation
And they brought to him also infants that he might touch them, but the disciples when they saw [it] rebuked them.
World English Bible
They were also bringing their babies to him, that he might touch them. But when the disciples saw it, they rebuked them.
Young's Literal Translation
And they were bringing near also the babes, that he may touch them, and the disciples having seen did rebuke them,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When a spiritual guide (a gooroo) visits his disciple, the latter takes his child to him for his blessing, forcing the head of the child down to the gooroo's feet, who gives what is called his blessing in some such words as these, Live long! - Be learned! - Be rich!
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Men ought always to pray, and not to faint.--LUKE 18:1. Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine in his journey is come to me and I have nothing to set before him? And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee. I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
July 14. "Men Ought Always to Pray" (Luke xviii. 1).
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Tit. 2:06 Thoughts for Young Men
Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them.
People were bringing little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them, but the disciples rebuked them.
But Jesus called the children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
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