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Luke 9:60 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But he said unto him, Leave the dead to bury their own dead; but go thou and publish abroad the kingdom of God.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But He said to him, “Allow the dead to bury their own dead; but as for you, go and proclaim everywhere the kingdom of God.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Jesus said to him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But Jesus said to him, Suffer the dead to bury their own dead, but do *thou* go and announce the kingdom of God.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he said unto him—Leave, the dead, to bury their own dead; but, thou, departing, be declaring the kingdom of God.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Jesus said to him, 'Suffer the dead to bury their own dead, and thou, having gone away, publish the reign of God.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Jesus said to him: Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Iesus said vnto him, Let the dead bury their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdome of God.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Jeshu said to him, Leave the dead burying their dead; and thou, go and preach the kingdom of Aloha.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And Jesus said to him: Allow the dead to bury their dead; and go thou and proclaim the kingdom of God.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
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.
Let 863
{0863} Prime
ἀφίημι
aphiemi
{af-ee'-ay-mee}
From G0575 and ἵημι [[hiemi]] (to send; an intensive form of εἶμι [[eimi]] (to go)); to send forth, in various applications.
z5628
<5628> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 459
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).
dead 3498
{3498} Prime
νεκρός
nekros
{nek-ros'}
From an apparently primary word νέκυς [[nekus]] (a corpse); dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun).
bury 2290
{2290} Prime
θάπτω
thapto
{thap'-to}
A primary verb; to celebrate funeral rites, that is, inter.
z5658
<5658> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 516
their 1438
{1438} Prime
ἑαυτοῦ
heautou
{heh-ow-too'}
(Including all the other cases); from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive (dative or accusative) of G0846; him (her, it, them, also [in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons] my, thy, our, your) -self (-selves), etc.
dead: 3498
{3498} Prime
νεκρός
nekros
{nek-ros'}
From an apparently primary word νέκυς [[nekus]] (a corpse); dead (literally or figuratively; also as noun).
but 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
go 565
{0565} Prime
ἀπέρχομαι
aperchomai
{ap-erkh'-om-ahee}
From G0575 and G2064; to go off (that is, depart), aside (that is, apart) or behind (that is, follow), literally or figuratively.
z5631
<5631> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 889
thou 4771
{4771} Prime
σύ
su
{soo}
The personal pronoun of the second person singular; thou.
and preach 1229
{1229} Prime
διαγγέλλω
diaggello
{de-ang-gel'-lo}
From G1223 and the base of G0032; to herald thoroughly.
z5720
<5720> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 592
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).
kingdom 932
{0932} Prime
βασιλεία
basileia
{bas-il-i'-ah}
From G0935; properly royalty, that is, (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively).
of God. 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 9:57-62.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 9:60

Jesus said unto him, Let the dead bury (o) their dead: but go thou and preach the kingdom of God.

(o) Who, even though they live in this frail life of man, yet are strangers from the true life, which is everlasting and heavenly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Let:

Luke 15:32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
Ephesians 2:1 And you [hath he quickened], who were dead in trespasses and sins;
Ephesians 2:5 Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)
1 Timothy 5:6 But she that liveth in pleasure is dead while she liveth.
Revelation 3:1 And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

but:

John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs. ... He saith unto him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.
1 Corinthians 9:16 For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!
2 Corinthians 5:16-18 Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we [him] no more. ... And all things [are] of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation;
2 Timothy 2:3-4 Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. ... No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of [this] life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.
2 Timothy 4:5 But watch thou in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of thy ministry.
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Lk 15:32. Jn 21:15. 1Co 9:16. 2Co 5:16. Ep 2:1, 5. 1Ti 5:6. 2Ti 2:3; 4:2, 5. Rv 3:1.

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