New International Version
The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and heal his servant.
King James Bible
And when he heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and heal his servant.
Darby Bible Translation
and having heard of Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, begging him that he might come and save his bondman.
World English Bible
When he heard about Jesus, he sent to him elders of the Jews, asking him to come and save his servant.
Young's Literal Translation
and having heard about Jesus, he sent unto him elders of the Jews, beseeching him, that having come he might thoroughly save his servant.
Luke 7:3 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Elders of the Jews - These were either magistrates in the place, or the elders of the synagogue which the centurion had built, Luke 7:5. He sent these, probably, because he was afraid to come to Christ himself, not being a Jew, either by nation or religion. In the parallel place in Matthew, he is represented as coming to Christ himself; but it is a usual form of speech in all nations, to attribute the act to a person which is done not by himself, but by his authority.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJune 10 Evening
As Christ forgave you, so also do ye.--COL. 3:13. There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both.--I forgave thee all that debt; shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee? When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
A Gluttonous Man and a Winebibber
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke vii. 37, "And Behold, a Woman who was in the City, a Sinner," Etc. On the Remission of Sins,
When Jesus had entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, asking for help.
There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die.
When they came to Jesus, they pleaded earnestly with him, "This man deserves to have you do this,
Jump to PreviousBegging Beseeching Captain Centurion Dear Death Ears Elders Heal Heard Ill Jesus Jewish Jews Life Master News Point Requesting Rulers Save Servant Slave Thoroughly
Jump to NextBegging Beseeching Captain Centurion Dear Death Ears Elders Heal Heard Ill Jesus Jewish Jews Life Master News Point Requesting Rulers Save Servant Slave Thoroughly
LinksLuke 7:3 NIV
Luke 7:3 NLT
Luke 7:3 ESV
Luke 7:3 NASB
Luke 7:3 KJV
Luke 7:3 Bible Apps
Luke 7:3 Biblia Paralela
Luke 7:3 Chinese Bible
Luke 7:3 French Bible
Luke 7:3 German Bible
Luke 7:3 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.