Luke 10:31

31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.

Luke 10:31 in Other Translations

KJV
31 And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
ESV
31 Now by chance a priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.
NLT
31 “By chance a priest came along. But when he saw the man lying there, he crossed to the other side of the road and passed him by.
MSG
31 Luckily, a priest was on his way down the same road, but when he saw him he angled across to the other side.
CSB
31 A priest happened to be going down that road. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side.

Luke 10:31 In-Context

29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
30 In reply Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead.
31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
32 So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.
33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Leviticus 21:1-3
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