|Overview - Luke 13|
|1||Christ preaches repentance upon the punishment of the Galilaeans and others.|
|6||The fruitless fig-tree may not stand.|
|10||He heals the crooked woman;|
|18||shows the powerful working of the word in the hearts of his chosen, by the parable of the grain of mustard seed, and of leaven;|
|22||exhorts to enter in at the strait gate;|
|31||and reproves Herod and Jerusalem.|
Luke 13:1 (King James Version)
There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
- the Galilaeans
- The Galilaeans are frequently mentioned by Josephus as the most turbulent and seditious people, being upon all occasions ready to disturb the Roman authority. It is uncertain to what event our Lord refers; but is probable that they were the followers of Judas Gaulonitis, who opposed paying tribute to Caesar and submitting to the Roman government. A party of them coming to Jerusalem during one of the great festivals, and presenting their oblations in the court of the temple, Pilate treacherously sent a company of soldiers, who slew them, and "mingled their blood with their sacrifices."
- Acts 5:37
- Lamentations 2:20 ; Ezekiel 9:5-7 ; 1 Peter 4:17 1 Peter 4:18