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Luke 9:21

Jesus Predicts His Death

21 Jesus strictly warned them not to tell this to anyone.

Read Luke 9:21 Using Other Translations

And he straitly charged them, and commanded them to tell no man that thing;
And he strictly charged and commanded them to tell this to no one,
Jesus warned his disciples not to tell anyone who he was.

What does Luke 9:21 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 9:21

And he strictly charged them, and commanded them
Though he highly approved of this their confession, and pronounced Peter blessed upon it; and signified that it was a discovery which flesh and blood could not make, but what was made to him his Father: yet he gave them a strict charge, and laid his commands on them,

to tell no man that thing;
that he was the Messiah, and the eternal Son of God, and the true God, as well as the son of man, and really man: the reasons for this: (See Gill on Matthew 16:20).

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