Luke 14:6

6 And they had nothing to say.

Luke 14:6 in Other Translations

6 And they could not answer him again to these things.
6 And they could not reply to these things.
6 Again they could not answer.
6 They were stumped. There was nothing they could say to that.
6 To this they could find no answer.

Luke 14:6 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 14:6

And they could not answer him again to these things
The justice, equity, mercy, and humanity that appeared in our Lord's reasonings, and the cases he instanced in, being agreeable to their own tenets and practices, their mouths were shut up, and they could not return an answer to them, without being exposed,

Luke 14:6 In-Context

4 But they remained silent. So taking hold of the man, he healed him and sent him on his way.
5 Then he asked them, “If one of you has a childor an ox that falls into a well on the Sabbath day, will you not immediately pull it out?”
6 And they had nothing to say.
7 When he noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table, he told them this parable:
8 “When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited.
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