Luke 20:44

44 David calls him ‘Lord.’ How then can he be his son?”

Luke 20:44 in Other Translations

44 David therefore calleth him Lord, how is he then his son?
44 David thus calls him Lord, so how is he his son?"
44 Since David called the Messiah ‘Lord,’ how can the Messiah be his son?”
44 "David here designates the Messiah as 'my Master' - so how can the Messiah also be his 'son'?"
44 David calls Him 'Lord'; how then can the Messiah be 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 David himself declares in the Book of Psalms: “ ‘The Lord said to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand
43 until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.” ’
44 David calls him ‘Lord.’ How then can he be his son?”
45 While all the people were listening, Jesus said to his disciples,
46 “Beware of the teachers of the law. They like to walk around in flowing robes and love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and have the most important seats in the synagogues and the places of honor at banquets.
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