Luke 11:2

2 And he said to them, 1"When you pray, say: 2"Father, 3hallowed be 4your name. 5Your kingdom come.

Luke 11:2 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 11:2

And he said unto them
That is Jesus, as the Syriac and Persic versions express, who directed his speech to all the disciples; for though but one of them addressed him, it was in the name of the rest: and besides, the instructions Christ was about to give concerned them all, even those that heard them before, and those that had not:

when ye pray, say, our Father which art in heaven, hallowed be
thy name, thy kingdom come, thy will be done, as in heaven, so
in earth;
the last petition is left out in the Vulgate Latin; (See Gill on Matthew 6:9), (See Gill on Matthew 6:10).

Luke 11:2 In-Context

1 Now Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples."
2 And he said to them, "When you pray, say: "Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come.
3 Give us each day our daily bread,
4 and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation."
5 And he said to them, "Which of you who has a friend will go to him at midnight and say to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves,

Cross References 5

  • 1. For ver. 2-4, [Matthew 6:9-13]
  • 2. John 20:17; 1 Peter 1:17
  • 3. Isaiah 29:23; [Luke 1:49; 1 Peter 3:15]
  • 4. John 17:6
  • 5. [Matthew 3:2; Matthew 4:17]
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