Luke 20:44

44 David thus calls him Lord, so 1how is he his son?"

Luke 20:44 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 20:44

David therefore called him Lord
Or, "my Lord", as the Syriac and Ethiopic versions read; or, "his Lord", as the Arabic version. This is the inference from the words before cited ( Psalms 110:1 ) , upon which the following question is asked, how is he then his son?
how can these things be reconciled? in what sense can he be both his Lord and son? (See Gill on Matthew 22:45).

Luke 20:44 In-Context

42 For David himself says in the Book of Psalms, "'The Lord said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand,
43 until I make your enemies your footstool.'
44 David thus calls him Lord, so how is he his son?"
45 And in the hearing of all the people he said to his disciples,
46 "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces and the best seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at feasts,

Cross References 1

  • 1. [Romans 1:3, 4]