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Luke 7:8 NLT

8 I know this because I am under the authority of my superior officers, and I have authority over my soldiers. I only need to say, ‘Go,’ and they go, or ‘Come,’ and they come. And if I say to my slaves, ‘Do this,’ they do it.”

Study tools for Luke 7:8

  • a 7:2 - Greek a centurion; similarly in 7:6 .
  • b 7:19 - Greek Are you the one who is coming? Also in 7:20 .
  • c 7:23 - Or who are not offended by me.
  • d 7:27 - Mal 3:1 .
  • e 7:29 - Or praised God for his justice.
  • f 7:34 - “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
  • g 7:35 - Or But wisdom is justified by all her children.
  • h 7:36 - Or and reclined.
  • i 7:41 - Greek 500 denarii. A denarius was equivalent to a laborer’s full day’s wage.