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Luke 23:43 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To-day shalt thou be with me in Paradise.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And He said to him, “Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Jesus said to him, Verily I say to thee, This day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jesus said to him, Verily I say to thee, To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he said unto him—Verily, I say unto thee this day: With me, shalt thou be in Paradise.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Jesus said to him, 'Verily I say to thee, To-day with me thou shalt be in the paradise.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Jesus said to him: Amen I say to thee: This day thou shalt be with me in paradise.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Iesus said vnto him, Uerily, I say vnto thee, to day shalt thou be with me in Paradise.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Jeshu saith to him, Amen I say to thee, That to-day with me thou shalt be in Paradise.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Jesus said to him: Verily I say to you, That this day thou shalt be with me in paradise.

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.
Jesus 2424
{2424} Prime
Ἰησοῦς
Iesous
{ee-ay-sooce'}
Of Hebrew origin [H3091]; Jesus (that is, Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites.
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 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.
Verily 281
{0281} Prime
ἀμήν
amen
{am-ane'}
Of Hebrew origin [H0543]; properly firm, that is, (figuratively) trustworthy; adverbially surely (often as interjection so be it).
I say 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
unto thee, 4671
{4671} Prime
σοί
soi
{soy}
Dative case of G4771; to thee.
To day 4594
{4594} Prime
σήμερον
semeron
{say'-mer-on}
Neuter (as adverb) of a presumed compound of the article G3588 ('tau' changed to 'sigma') and G2250; on the (that is, this) day (or night current or just passed); genitively now (that is, at present, hitherto).
shalt thou be 2071
{2071} Prime
ἔσομαι
esomai
{es'-om-ahee}
Future tense of G1510; will be.
z5704
<5704> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 188
with 3326
{3326} Prime
μετά
meta
{met-ah'}
A primary preposition (often used adverbially); properly denoting accompaniment; 'amid' (local or causal); modified variously according to the case (genitive case association, or accusative case succession) with which it is joined; occupying an intermediate position between G0575 or G1537 and G1519 or G4314; less intimate than G1722, and less close than G4862).
me 1700
{1700} Prime
ἐμοῦ
emou
{em-oo'}
A prolonged form of G3449; of me.
in 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
paradise. 3857
{3857} Prime
παράδεισος
paradeisos
{par-ad'-i-sos}
Of Oriental origin (compare [H6508]); a park, that is, (specifically) an Eden (place of future happiness, 'paradise').
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 23:43

_ _ Jesus said, etc. — The dying Redeemer speaks as if He Himself viewed it in this light. It was a “song in the night.” It ministered cheer to His spirit in the midnight gloom that now enwrapt it.

_ _ Verily I say unto thee — “Since thou speakest as to the king, with kingly authority speak I to thee.”

_ _ To-day — “Thou art prepared for a long delay before I come into My kingdom, but not a day’s delay shall there be for thee; thou shalt not be parted from Me even for a moment, but together we shall go, and with Me, ere this day expire, shalt thou be in Paradise” (future bliss, 2 Corinthians 12:4; Revelation 2:7). Learn (1) How “One is taken and another left”; (2) How easily divine teaching can raise the rudest and worst above the best instructed and most devoted servants of Christ; (3) How presumption and despair on a death hour are equally discountenanced here, the one in the impenitent thief, the other in his penitent fellow.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 23:32-43.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 23:43

In paradise — The place where the souls of the righteous remain from death till the resurrection. As if he had said, I will not only remember thee then, but this very day.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 23:43

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in (i) paradise.

(i) God made the visible paradise in the eastern part of the world: but that which we behold with the eyes of our mind is the place of everlasting joy and salvation, through the goodness and mercy of God, a most pleasant rest for the souls of the godly, and a most quiet and joyful dwelling.

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To day:

Luke 15:4-5 What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it? ... And when he hath found [it], he layeth [it] on his shoulders, rejoicing.
Luke 15:20-24 And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. ... For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
Job 33:27-30 He looketh upon men, and [if any] say, I have sinned, and perverted [that which was] right, and it profited me not; ... To bring back his soul from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
Psalms 32:5 I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
Psalms 50:15 And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Isaiah 1:18-19 Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. ... If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:
Isaiah 53:11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, [and] shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
Isaiah 55:6-9 Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near: ... For [as] the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.
Isaiah 65:24 And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear.
Micah 7:18 Who [is] a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth [in] mercy.
Matthew 20:15-16 Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good? ... So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.
Romans 5:20-21 Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound: ... That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Timothy 1:15-16 This [is] a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief. ... Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
Hebrews 7:25 Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them.

with:

John 14:3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, [there] ye may be also.
John 17:24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
2 Corinthians 5:8 We are confident, [I say], and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.
Philippians 1:23 For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better:

in:

2 Corinthians 12:4 How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
Revelation 2:7 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.
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Jb 33:27. Ps 32:5; 50:15. Is 1:18; 53:11; 55:6; 65:24. Mi 7:18. Mt 20:15. Lk 15:4, 20; 19:10. Jn 14:3; 17:24. Ro 5:20. 2Co 5:8; 12:4. Php 1:23. 1Ti 1:15. He 7:25. Rv 2:7.

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