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Luke 14:32 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and asketh conditions of peace.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Or else, while the other is still far away, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of peace.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, he sendeth an embassy, and desireth conditions of peace.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and if not, while he is yet far off, having sent an embassy, he asks for terms of peace.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, if not, by any means, while he is yet afar off, he sendeth, an embassy, and requesteth the conditions of peace.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and if not so—he being yet a long way off—having sent an embassy, he doth ask the things for peace.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Or else, while the other is yet afar off, sending an embassy, he desireth conditions of peace.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Or else, while the other is yet a great way off, hee sendeth an ambassage, and desireth conditions of peace.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and if not, while he is distant from him, he may send legates, and pray for peace.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— and if not; while he is yet far from him, he sendeth envoys, and sueth for peace.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Or else, 1490
{1490} Prime
εἰ δὲ μήγἐ
ei de me(ge)
{i deh may'-(gheh)}
From G1487, G1161 and G3361 (sometimes with G1065 added); but if not.
while the other 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.
is 5607
{5607} Prime
ὤν
on
{oan}
The feminine, the neuter and the present participle of G1510; being.
z5752
<5752> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 186
yet 2089
{2089} Prime
ἔτι
eti
{et'-ee}
Perhaps akin to G2094; 'yet', still (of time or degree).
a great way off, 4206
{4206} Prime
πόρρω
porrho
{por'-rho}
Adverb from G4253; forwards, that is, at a distance.
he sendeth 649
{0649} Prime
ἀποστέλλω
apostello
{ap-os-tel'-lo}
From G0575 and G4724; set apart, that is, (by implication) to send out (properly on a mission) literally or figuratively.
z5660
<5660> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 714
an ambassage, 4242
{4242} Prime
πρεσβεία
presbeia
{pres-bi'-ah}
From G4243; seniority (eldership), that is, (by implication) an embassy (concretely ambassadors).
and desireth 2065
{2065} Prime
ἐρωτάω
erotao
{er-o-tah'-o}
Apparently from G2046 (compare G2045); to interrogate; by implication to request.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
conditions y4314
[4314] Standard
πρός
pros
{pros}
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated).
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).
of x4314
(4314) Complement
πρός
pros
{pros}
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated).
peace. 1515
{1515} Prime
εἰρήνη
eirene
{i-ray'-nay}
Probably from a primary verb εἴρω [[eiro]] (to join); peace (literally or figuratively); by implication prosperity.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 14:28-33.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 14:25-35.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Luke 12:58 When thou goest with thine adversary to the magistrate, [as thou art] in the way, give diligence that thou mayest be delivered from him; lest he hale thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and the officer cast thee into prison.
1 Kings 20:31-34 And his servants said unto him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel [are] merciful kings: let us, I pray thee, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: peradventure he will save thy life. ... And [Benhadad] said unto him, The cities, which my father took from thy father, I will restore; and thou shalt make streets for thee in Damascus, as my father made in Samaria. Then [said Ahab], I will send thee away with this covenant. So he made a covenant with him, and sent him away.
2 Kings 10:4-5 But they were exceedingly afraid, and said, Behold, two kings stood not before him: how then shall we stand? ... And he that [was] over the house, and he that [was] over the city, the elders also, and the bringers up [of the children], sent to Jehu, saying, We [are] thy servants, and will do all that thou shalt bid us; we will not make any king: do thou [that which is] good in thine eyes.
Job 40:9 Hast thou an arm like God? or canst thou thunder with a voice like him?
Matthew 5:25 Agree with thine adversary quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him; lest at any time the adversary deliver thee to the judge, and the judge deliver thee to the officer, and thou be cast into prison.
Acts 12:20 And Herod was highly displeased with them of Tyre and Sidon: but they came with one accord to him, and, having made Blastus the king's chamberlain their friend, desired peace; because their country was nourished by the king's [country].
James 4:6-10 But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble. ... Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.
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