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Luke 22:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles have lordship over them; and they that have authority over them are called Benefactors.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And He said to them, “The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who have authority over them are called ‘Benefactors.’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he said to them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them, are called benefactors.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said to them, The kings of the nations rule over them, and they that exercise authority over them are called benefactors.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, he, said unto them—The kings of the nations, lord it over them, and, they who wield authority over them, benefactors, are called.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And he said to them, 'The kings of the nations do exercise lordship over them, and those exercising authority upon them are called benefactors;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he said to them: The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and they that have power over them are called beneficent.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And hee saide vnto them, The Kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship ouer them, & they that exercise authoritie vpon them, are called benefactors.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And Jeshu said to them, The kings of the Gentiles are their lords; and they who exercise authority over them, doers of good are called.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Jesus said to them: The kings of the nations, are their lords; and those exercising authority over them, are called benefactors.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
he 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).
said 2036
{2036} Prime
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
unto them, 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.
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).
kings 935
{0935} Prime
βασιλεύς
basileus
{bas-il-yooce'}
Probably from G0939 (through the notion of a foundation of power); a sovereign (abstractly, relatively or figuratively).
of 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).
Gentiles 1484
{1484} Prime
ἔθνος
ethnos
{eth'-nos}
Probably from G1486; a race (as of the same habit), that is, a tribe; specifically a foreign (non-Jewish) one (usually by implication pagan).
exercise lordship over 2961
{2961} Prime
κυριεύω
kurieuo
{ko-ree-yoo'-o}
From G2962; to rule.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
them; 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.
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.
they that exercise authority upon 1850
{1850} Prime
ἐξουσιάζω
exousiazo
{ex-oo-see-ad'-zo}
From G1849; to control.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
them 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.
are called 2564
{2564} Prime
καλέω
kaleo
{kal-eh'-o}
Akin to the base of G2753; to 'call' (properly aloud, but used in a variety of applications, directly or otherwise).
z5743
<5743> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 271
benefactors. 2110
{2110} Prime
εὐεργέτης
euergetes
{yoo-erg-et'-ace}
From G2095 and the base of G2041; a worker of good, that is, (specifically) a philanthropist.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 22:24-30.


Luke 22:25

_ _ benefactors — a title which the vanity of princes eagerly coveted.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 22:21-38.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 22:25

They that exercise the most arbitrary authority over them, have from their flatterers the vain title of benefactors.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 22:25

And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called (k) benefactors.

(k) Have great titles, for so it was the custom to honour princes with some great titles.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Matthew 20:25-28 But Jesus called them [unto him], and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. ... Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Mark 10:41-45 And when the ten heard [it], they began to be much displeased with James and John. ... For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
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