New International Version
They were amazed at his teaching, because his words had authority.
King James Bible
And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power.
Darby Bible Translation
And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with authority.
World English Bible
and they were astonished at his teaching, for his word was with authority.
Young's Literal Translation
and they were astonished at his teaching, because his word was with authority.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
His word was with power - Εν εξουσιᾳ, With authority. He assumed the tone and manner of a new Lawgiver; and uttered all his doctrines, not in the way of exhortation or advice, but in the form of precepts and commands, the unction of the Holy Spirit accompanying all he said. See on Mark 1:22 (note).
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'And He began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled In your ears.'--LUKE iv. 21. This first appearance of our Lord, in His public work at Nazareth, the home of His childhood, was preceded, as we learn from John's Gospel, by a somewhat extended ministry in Jerusalem. In the course of it, He cast the money-changers out of the Temple, did many miracles, had His conversation with Nicodemus, and on His return towards Galilee met the woman of Samaria at the well. The report of these things, …
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Standing with the People
When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching,
Everyone who heard him was amazed at his understanding and his answers.
In the synagogue there was a man possessed by a demon, an impure spirit. He cried out at the top of his voice,
All the people were amazed and said to each other, "What words these are! With authority and power he gives orders to impure spirits and they come out!"
"No one ever spoke the way this man does," the guards replied.
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