Luke 7:11-17

Jesus Raises a Widow’s Son

11 Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him.
12 As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her.
13 When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, “Don’t cry.”
14 Then he went up and touched the bier they were carrying him on, and the bearers stood still. He said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!”
15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.
16 They were all filled with awe and praised God. “A great prophet has appeared among us,” they said. “God has come to help his people.”
17 This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country.

Luke 7:11 in Other Translations

KJV
11 And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city called Nain; and many of his disciples went with him, and much people.
ESV
11 Soon afterward he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a great crowd went with him.
NLT
11 Soon afterward Jesus went with his disciples to the village of Nain, and a large crowd followed him.
MSG
11 Not long after that, Jesus went to the village Nain. His disciples were with him, along with quite a large crowd.
CSB
11 Soon afterwards He was on His way to a town called Nain. His disciples and a large crowd were traveling with Him.

Luke 7:11-17 In-Context

9 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him, he said, “I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel.”
10 Then the men who had been sent returned to the house and found the servant well.
11 Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him.
12 As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out—the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her.
13 When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, “Don’t cry.”
14 Then he went up and touched the bier they were carrying him on, and the bearers stood still. He said, “Young man, I say to you, get up!”
15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.
16 They were all filled with awe and praised God. “A great prophet has appeared among us,” they said. “God has come to help his people.”
17 This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country.
18 John’s disciples told him about all these things. Calling two of them,
19 he sent them to the Lord to ask, “Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?”

Cross References 7

  • 1. ver 19; Luke 10:1; Luke 13:15; Luke 17:5; Luke 22:61; Luke 24:34; John 11:2
  • 2. Matthew 9:25; Mark 1:31; Luke 8:54; John 11:43; Acts 9:40
  • 3. Luke 1:65
  • 4. S Matthew 9:8
  • 5. ver 39; S Matthew 21:11
  • 6. Luke 1:68
  • 7. S Matthew 9:26
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