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Luke 16:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and a certain beggar named Lazarus was laid at his gate, full of sores,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “And a poor man named Lazarus was laid at his gate, covered with sores,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, who was laid at his gate, full of sores,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And [there was] a poor man, by name Lazarus, [who] was laid at his gateway full of sores,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, a certain beggar, by name Lazarus, used to be cast near his gate, full of sores,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and there was a certain poor man, by name Lazarus, who was laid at his porch, full of sores,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And there was a certain beggar, named Lazarus, who lay at his gate, full of sores,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And there was a certaine begger named Lazarus, which was layde at his gate full of sores,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And there was a certain poor man, whose name was Loozar; and he lay at the gate of him who was rich, bruised with wounds,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And there was a certain poor man, whose name was Lazarus; and he was laid at the gate of the rich man, smitten with ulcers.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
there was 2258
{2258} Prime
Imperfect of G1510; I (thou, etc.) was (wast or were).
<5713> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 532
a certain 5100
{5100} Prime
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
beggar 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).
named 3686
{3686} Prime
From a presumed derivative of the base of G1097 (compare G3685); a 'name' (literally or figuratively), (authority, character).
Lazarus, 2976
{2976} Prime
Probably of Hebrew origin [H0499]; Lazarus (that is, Elazar), the name of two Israelites (one imaginary).
which 3739
{3739} Prime
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
was laid 906
{0906} Prime
A primary verb; to throw (in various applications, more or less violent or intense).
<5718> Grammar
Tense - Pluperfect (See G5779)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 7
at 4314
{4314} Prime
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).
his 846
{0846} Prime
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.
gate, 4440
{4440} Prime
From G4439; a gateway, door way or a building or city; by implication a portal or vestibule.
full of sores, 1669
{1669} Prime
From G1668; to cause to ulcerate, that is, (passively) be ulcerous.
<5772> Grammar
Tense - Perfect (See G5778)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 463
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 16:20-21

_ _ laid — having to be carried and put down.

_ _ full of sores — open, running, “not closed, nor bound up, nor mollified with ointment” (Isaiah 1:6).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 16:19-31.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 16:20

And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, (according to the Greek pronunciation) or Eleazer. By his name it may be conjectured, he was of no mean family, though it was thus reduced. There was no reason for our Lord to conceal his name, which probably was then well known. Theophylact observes, from the tradition of the Hebrews, that he lived at Jerusalem. Yea, the dogs also came and licked his sores — It seems this circumstance is recorded to show that all his ulcers lay bare, and were not closed or bound up.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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a certain:

Luke 18:35-43 And it came to pass, that as he was come nigh unto Jericho, a certain blind man sat by the way side begging: ... And immediately he received his sight, and followed him, glorifying God: and all the people, when they saw [it], gave praise unto God.
1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, [and] lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set [them] among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth [are] the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.
James 1:9 Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:
James 2:5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?


John 11:1 Now a certain [man] was sick, [named] Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.

was laid:

Acts 3:2 And a certain man lame from his mother's womb was carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, to ask alms of them that entered into the temple;


Luke 16:21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
Job 2:7 So went Satan forth from the presence of the LORD, and smote Job with sore boils from the sole of his foot unto his crown.
Psalms 34:19 Many [are] the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivereth him out of them all.
Psalms 73:14 For all the day long have I been plagued, and chastened every morning.
Isaiah 1:6 From the sole of the foot even unto the head [there is] no soundness in it; [but] wounds, and bruises, and putrifying sores: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with ointment.
Jeremiah 8:22 [Is there] no balm in Gilead; [is there] no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?
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1S 2:8. Jb 2:7. Ps 34:19; 73:14. Is 1:6. Jr 8:22. Lk 16:21; 18:35. Jn 11:1. Ac 3:2. Jm 1:9; 2:5.

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