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Luke 19:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And if any one ask you, Why do ye loose him? thus shall ye say, The Lord hath need of him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose [him]? thus shall ye say unto him, Because the Lord hath need of him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “If anyone asks you, ‘Why are you untying it?’ you shall say, ‘The Lord has need of it.’”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And if any man shall ask you, Why do ye loose [him]? thus shall ye say to him, Because the Lord hath need of him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And if any one ask you, Why do ye loose [it]? thus shall ye say to him, Because the Lord has need of it.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, if any one question you—Wherefore are ye loosing him? thus, shall ye say—His Lord, hath, need.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and if any one doth question you, Wherefore do ye loose [it]? thus ye shall say to him—The Lord hath need of it.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And if any man shall ask you: Why do you loose him? You shall say thus unto him: Because the Lord hath need of his service.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And if any man aske you, Why do ye loose him? Thus shall ye say vnto him, Because the Lord hath neede of him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And if any man demand why you loose him, thus say: It is requested by our Lord.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And if any man ask you, Why do ye loose him? say to him: Our Lord needeth him.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
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.
if 1437
{1437} Prime
ἐάν
ean
{eh-an'}
From G1487 and G0302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty.
any man 5100
{5100} Prime
τὶς
tis
{tis}
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
ask 2065
{2065} Prime
ἐρωτάω
erotao
{er-o-tah'-o}
Apparently from G2046 (compare G2045); to interrogate; by implication to request.
z5725
<5725> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 352
you, 5209
{5209} Prime
ὑμᾶς
humas
{hoo-mas'}
Accusative of G5210; you (as the object of a verb or preposition).
Why 1302
{1302} Prime
διατί
diati
{dee-at-ee'}
From G1223 and G5101; through what cause?, that is, why?.
do ye loose 3089
{3089} Prime
λύω
luo
{loo'-o}
A primary verb; to 'loosen' (literally or figuratively).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
[him]? thus 3779
{3779} Prime
οὕτω
houto
{hoo'-to}
From G3778; in this way (referring to what precedes or follows).
shall ye say 2046
{2046} Prime
ἐρέω
ereo
{er-eh'-o}
Probably a fuller form of G4483; an alternate for G2036 in certain tenses; to utter, that is, speak or say.
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
unto him, 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.
Because 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
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).
Lord 2962
{2962} Prime
κύριος
kurios
{koo'-ree-os}
From κῦρος [[kuros]] (supremacy); supreme in authority, that is, (as noun) controller; by implication Mr. (as a respectful title).
hath 2192
{2192} Prime
ἔχω
echo
{ekh'-o}
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω [[scheo]], {skheh'-o}; used in certain tenses only); to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
need 5532
{5532} Prime
χρεία
chreia
{khri'-ah}
From the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, that is, an affair; also (by implication) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution.
of him. 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 19:29-38.


Luke 19:31

_ _ the Lord hath need, etc. — He both knew all and had the key of the human heart. (See on Luke 19:5.) Perhaps the owner was a disciple.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 19:28-40.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
the Lord:

Psalms 24:1 [[A Psalm of David.]] The earth [is] the LORD'S, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein.
Psalms 50:10-12 For every beast of the forest [is] mine, [and] the cattle upon a thousand hills. ... If I were hungry, I would not tell thee: for the world [is] mine, and the fulness thereof.
Matthew 21:2-3 Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose [them], and bring [them] unto me. ... And if any [man] say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them.
Mark 11:3-6 And if any man say unto you, Why do ye this? say ye that the Lord hath need of him; and straightway he will send him hither. ... And they said unto them even as Jesus had commanded: and they let them go.
Acts 10:36 The word which [God] sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (he is Lord of all:)
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Ps 24:1; 50:10. Mt 21:2. Mk 11:3. Ac 10:36.

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