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Luke 14:13 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But when thou makest a feast, bid the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But when you give a reception, invite [the] poor, [the] crippled, [the] lame, [the] blind,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But when thou makest a feast, call poor, crippled, lame, blind:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, whensoever, an entertainment, thou mayest be making, invite the destitute, the tried, the lame, the blind;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but when thou mayest make a feast, be calling poor, maimed, lame, blind,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame and the blind.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But when thou makest a feast, call the poore, the maimed, the lame, the blinde,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But when thou makest a feast, invite the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 235
{0235} Prime
Neuter plural of G0243; properly other things, that is, (adverbially) contrariwise (in many relations).
when 3752
{3752} Prime
From G3753 and G0302; whenever (implying hypothesis or more or less uncertainty); also causative (conjugationally) inasmuch as.
thou makest 4160
{4160} Prime
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
<5725> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 352
a feast, 1403
{1403} Prime
From G1209; a reception, that is, convivial entertainment.
call 2564
{2564} Prime
Akin to the base of G2753; to 'call' (properly aloud, but used in a variety of applications, directly or otherwise).
<5720> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 592
the poor, 4434
{4434} Prime
From πτώσσω [[ptosso]] (to crouch; akin to G4422 and the alternate of G4098); a beggar (as cringing), that is, pauper (strictly denoting absolute or public mendicancy, although also used in a qualified or relative sense; whereas G3993 properly means only straitened circumstances in private), literally (often as noun) or figuratively (distressed).
the maimed, 376
{0376} Prime
From G0303 (in the sense of intensity) and πῆρος [[peros]] (maimed); crippled.
the lame, 5560
{5560} Prime
Apparently a primary word; 'halt', that is, limping.
the blind: 5185
{5185} Prime
From G5187; opaque (as if smoky), that is, (by analogy) blind (physically or mentally).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 14:12-14.

Luke 14:13

_ _ call the poor — “Such God Himself calls” (Luke 14:21) [Bengel].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 14:7-14.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Luke 14:21 So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
Luke 11:41 But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.
Deuteronomy 14:29 And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which [are] within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that the LORD thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.
Deuteronomy 16:11 And thou shalt rejoice before the LORD thy God, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that [is] within thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that [are] among you, in the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen to place his name there.
Deuteronomy 16:14 And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite, the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that [are] within thy gates.
Deuteronomy 26:12-13 When thou hast made an end of tithing all the tithes of thine increase the third year, [which is] the year of tithing, and hast given [it] unto the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that they may eat within thy gates, and be filled; ... Then thou shalt say before the LORD thy God, I have brought away the hallowed things out of [mine] house, and also have given them unto the Levite, and unto the stranger, to the fatherless, and to the widow, according to all thy commandments which thou hast commanded me: I have not transgressed thy commandments, neither have I forgotten [them]:
2 Samuel 6:19 And he dealt among all the people, [even] among the whole multitude of Israel, as well to the women as men, to every one a cake of bread, and a good piece [of flesh], and a flagon [of wine]. So all the people departed every one to his house.
2 Chronicles 30:24 For Hezekiah king of Judah did give to the congregation a thousand bullocks and seven thousand sheep; and the princes gave to the congregation a thousand bullocks and ten thousand sheep: and a great number of priests sanctified themselves.
Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for [this] day [is] holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Nehemiah 8:12 And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.
Job 29:13 The blessing of him that was ready to perish came upon me: and I caused the widow's heart to sing for joy.
Job 29:15-16 I was eyes to the blind, and feet [was] I to the lame. ... I [was] a father to the poor: and the cause [which] I knew not I searched out.
Job 31:16-20 If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail; ... If his loins have not blessed me, and [if] he were [not] warmed with the fleece of my sheep;
Proverbs 3:9-10 Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the firstfruits of all thine increase: ... So shall thy barns be filled with plenty, and thy presses shall burst out with new wine.
Proverbs 14:31 He that oppresseth the poor reproacheth his Maker: but he that honoureth him hath mercy on the poor.
Proverbs 31:6-7 Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. ... Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
Isaiah 58:7 [Is it] not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Isaiah 58:10 And [if] thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness [be] as the noonday:
Matthew 14:14-21 And Jesus went forth, and saw a great multitude, and was moved with compassion toward them, and he healed their sick. ... And they that had eaten were about five thousand men, beside women and children.
Matthew 15:32-39 Then Jesus called his disciples [unto him], and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days, and have nothing to eat: and I will not send them away fasting, lest they faint in the way. ... And he sent away the multitude, and took ship, and came into the coasts of Magdala.
Matthew 22:10 So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was furnished with guests.
Acts 2:44-45 And all that believed were together, and had all things common; ... And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all [men], as every man had need.
Acts 4:34-35 Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, ... And laid [them] down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.
Acts 9:39 Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and shewing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them.
Romans 12:13-16 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality. ... [Be] of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
1 Timothy 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
1 Timothy 5:10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.
Titus 1:8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
Philemon 1:7 For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.
Hebrews 13:2 Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
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Dt 14:29; 16:11, 14; 26:12. 2S 6:19. 2Ch 30:24. Ne 8:10, 12. Jb 29:13, 15; 31:16. Pv 3:9; 14:31; 31:6. Is 58:7, 10. Mt 14:14; 15:32; 22:10. Lk 11:41; 14:21. Ac 2:44; 4:34; 9:39. Ro 12:13. 1Ti 3:2; 5:10. Tit 1:8. Phm 1:7. He 13:2.

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