Luke 18:40

40 Jesus stopped and ordered the man to be brought to him. When he came near, Jesus asked him,

Luke 18:40 in Other Translations

KJV
40 And Jesus stood, and commanded him to be brought unto him: and when he was come near, he asked him,
ESV
40 And Jesus stopped and commanded him to be brought to him. And when he came near, he asked him,
NLT
40 When Jesus heard him, he stopped and ordered that the man be brought to him. As the man came near, Jesus asked him,
MSG
40 Jesus stopped and ordered him to be brought over. When he had come near, Jesus asked,
CSB
40 Jesus stopped and commanded that he be brought to Him. When he drew near, He asked him,

Luke 18:40 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 18:40

And Jesus stood
He stood still; he made a full stop, and went no further, when, it is very likely, he was just over against him:

and commanded him to be brought unto him;
either by the disciples, or by some of the multitude:

and when he was come near he asked him;
the following question.

Luke 18:40 In-Context

38 He called out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”
39 Those who led the way rebuked him and told him to be quiet, but he shouted all the more, “Son of David, have mercy on me!”
40 Jesus stopped and ordered the man to be brought to him. When he came near, Jesus asked him,
41 “What do you want me to do for you?”“Lord, I want to see,” he replied.
42 Jesus said to him, “Receive your sight; your faith has healed you.”