Luke 13:22

The Narrow Door

22 1He went on his way through towns and villages, teaching and 2journeying toward Jerusalem.

Luke 13:22 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 13:22

And he went through the cities and villages
Either of Galilee, or of Judea, or both; since he was upon his journey from Galilee, through Judea, to Jerusalem, as it follows:

teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem;
as he was journeying he taught in every place he came, where he could have an opportunity; his delight was to do good both to the bodies and souls of men; and he was constant and assiduous in it.

Luke 13:22 In-Context

20 And again he said, "To what shall I compare the kingdom of God?
21 It is like leaven that a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, until it was all leavened."
22 He went on his way through towns and villages, teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem.
23 And someone said to him, "Lord, will those who are saved be few?" And he said to them,
24 "Strive to enter through the narrow door. For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

Cross References 2

  • 1. See Mark 6:6
  • 2. [ver. 33]; See Luke 9:51
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