Luke 19:38

38 shouting: "1BLESSED IS THE 2KING WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD; Peace in heaven and 3glory in the highest!"

Luke 19:38 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 19:38

Saying, blessed be the King
The King Messiah, the King of Israel, the son of David, the Christ of God; so the Ethiopic version adds, "blessed be the King of Israel"; they sung their "Hosannas" to him, as the other evangelists say:

that cometh in the name of the Lord; (See Gill on Matthew 21:9)

peace in heaven;
all heavenly peace and prosperity attend him; or let peace be made with God in heaven, by the Prince of Peace on earth, for sinful men:

and glory in the highest;
glory be given to God for peace, life, and salvation by his son; and that in the highest heavens, by the angels there, as well as by men on earth, and in the highest notes and strains.

Luke 19:38 In-Context

36 As He was going, they were spreading their coats on the road.
37 As soon as He was approaching, near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the miracles which they had seen,
38 shouting: "BLESSED IS THE KING WHO COMES IN THE NAME OF THE LORD ; Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!"
39 Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Him, "Teacher, rebuke Your disciples."
40 But Jesus answered, "I tell you, if these become silent, the stones will cry out!"

Cross References 3

  • 1. Psalms 118:26
  • 2. Matthew 2:2; Matthew 25:34
  • 3. Matthew 21:9; Luke 2:14
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