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Luke 11:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But he said, Yea rather, blessed [are] they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But He said, “On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But he said, Yes, rather blessed [are] they that hear the word of God, and keep it.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But *he* said, Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep [it].
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, he, said—Yea rather!—Happy they who hear the word of God, and observe it!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he said, 'Yea, rather, happy those hearing the word of God, and keeping [it]!'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But he said: Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But hee said, Yea, rather blessed are they that heare the word of God, and keepe it.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— He said to her, Blessed are they who hear the word of Aloha and keep it.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— He said to her: Blessed are they who hear the word of God, and keep it.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
he 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
said, 2036
{2036} Prime
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
Yea rather, 3304
{3304} Prime
μενοῦνγε
menounge
{men-oon'-geh}
From G3303 and G3767 and G1065; so then at least.
blessed 3107
{3107} Prime
μακάριος
makarios
{mak-ar'-ee-os}
A prolonged form of the poetical μάκαρ [[makar]] (meaning the same); supremely blest; by extension fortunate, well off.
[are] they that hear 191
{0191} Prime
ἀκούω
akouo
{ak-oo'-o}
A primary verb; to hear (in various senses).
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
word 3056
{3056} Prime
λόγος
logos
{log'-os}
From G3004; something said (including the thought); by implication a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extension a computation; specifically (with the article in John) the Divine Expression (that is, Christ).
of God, 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
keep 5442
{5442} Prime
φυλάσσω
phulasso
{foo-las'-so}
Probably from G5443 through the idea of isolation; to watch, that is, be on guard (literally or figuratively); by implication to preserve, obey, avoid.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
it. 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 11:27-28.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 11:27-28.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 11:28

Yea, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God and keep it — For if even she that bare him had not done this, she would have forfeited all her blessedness.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Luke 6:47-48 Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like: ... He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.
Luke 8:21 And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.
Psalms 1:1-3 Blessed [is] the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. ... And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Psalms 112:1 Praise ye the LORD. Blessed [is] the man [that] feareth the LORD, [that] delighteth greatly in his commandments.
Psalms 119:1-6 ALEPH. Blessed [are] the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD. ... Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.
Psalms 128:1 [[A Song of degrees.]] Blessed [is] every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways.
Isaiah 48:17-18 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I [am] the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way [that] thou shouldest go. ... O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
Matthew 7:21-25 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. ... And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
Matthew 12:48-50 But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren? ... For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
John 13:17 If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.
James 1:21-25 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. ... But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth [therein], he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
1 John 3:21-24 Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, [then] have we confidence toward God. ... And he that keepeth his commandments dwelleth in him, and he in him. And hereby we know that he abideth in us, by the Spirit which he hath given us.
Revelation 22:14 Blessed [are] they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
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Ps 1:1; 112:1; 119:1; 128:1. Is 48:17. Mt 7:21; 12:48. Lk 6:47; 8:21. Jn 13:17. Jm 1:21. 1Jn 3:21. Rv 22:14.

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