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Luke 19:48 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and they could not find what they might do; for the people all hung upon him, listening.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and they could not find anything that they might do, for all the people were hanging on to every word He said.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and did not find what they could do, for all the people hung on him to hear.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and could not find what they might do, for, the people, one and all, were hanging upon him, as they hearkened.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and they were not finding what they shall do, for all the people were hanging on him, hearing him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And they found not what to do to him: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And could not finde what they might doe: for all the people were very attentiue to heare him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— but could not find what they might do to him; for all the people hung upon him to hear him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But they found not, what they could do to him; for all the people hung upon him to hear 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.
could y2147
[2147] Standard
εὑρίσκω
heurisko
{hyoo-ris'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary word εὕρω [[heuro]], {hyoo'-ro}; which (together with another cognate form, εὑρέω [[heureo]], {hyoo-reh'-o}) is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect; to find (literally or figuratively).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
find 2147
{2147} Prime
εὑρίσκω
heurisko
{hyoo-ris'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary word εὕρω [[heuro]], {hyoo'-ro}; which (together with another cognate form, εὑρέω [[heureo]], {hyoo-reh'-o}) is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect; to find (literally or figuratively).
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
what 5101
{5101} Prime
τίς
tis
{tis}
Probably emphatic of G5100; an interrogitive pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions).
they might do: 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
for 1063
{1063} Prime
γάρ
gar
{gar}
A primary particle; properly assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles).
all 537
{0537} Prime
ἅπας
hapas
{hap'-as}
From G0001 (as a particle of union) and G3956; absolutely all or (singular) every one.
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).
people 2992
{2992} Prime
λαός
laos
{lah-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a people (in general; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace).
were very attentive 1582
{1582} Prime
ἐκκρέμαμαι
ekkremamai
{ek-krem'-am-ahee}
Middle voice from G1537 and G2910; to hang upon the lips of a speaker, that is, listen closely.
z5710
<5710> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Middle (See G5785)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 34
to 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
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

Luke 19:48

_ _ were very attentive to hear him — hung upon His words.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 19:41-48.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
could:

Luke 20:19-20 And the chief priests and the scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him; and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them. ... And they watched [him], and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
Luke 22:2-4 And the chief priests and scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people. ... And he went his way, and communed with the chief priests and captains, how he might betray him unto them.
Matthew 22:15-16 Then went the Pharisees, and took counsel how they might entangle him in [his] talk. ... And they sent out unto him their disciples with the Herodians, saying, Master, we know that thou art true, and teachest the way of God in truth, neither carest thou for any [man]: for thou regardest not the person of men.

were very attentive to hear him:
or, hanged on him, Εξεκρεματο [Strong's G2910], αυτου [Strong's G0847], ακουων [Strong's G0191], literally, "they hung upon him hearing;" which is beautifully expressive of their earnest attention, and high gratification.
Nehemiah 8:3 And he read therein before the street that [was] before the water gate from the morning until midday, before the men and the women, and those that could understand; and the ears of all the people [were attentive] unto the book of the law.
John 7:46-49 The officers answered, Never man spake like this man. ... But this people who knoweth not the law are cursed.
Acts 16:14 And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard [us]: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul.
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