The Gospel of Luke

 

Luke 1:28

KJV - And the angel came in unto her, and said, Hail, thou that art highly favoured, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. (A, Byz)

NASV - And coming in, he said to her, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 1:78

KJV - Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, (A, Byz)

NASV - Because of the tender mercy of our God, With which the Sunrise from on high will visit us, (Aleph, B)


Luke 2:9

KJV - And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. (A, Byz)

NASV - And an angel of the Lord suddenly stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them; and they were terribly frightened. (Aleph, B)


Luke 2:14

KJV - Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. (Byz)

NASV - Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased.” (Aleph, A, B)


Luke 2:33

KJV - And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. (A, Byz)

NASV - And His father and mother were amazed at the things which were being said about Him. (Aleph, B)


Luke 2:38

KJV - And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem. (A, Byz)

NASV - At that very moment she came up and began giving thanks to God, and continued to speak of Him to all those who were looking for the redemption of Jerusalem. (Aleph, B)


Luke 3:33

KJV - Which was the son of Aminadab, which was the son of Aram, which was the son of Esrom, which was the son of Phares, which was the son of Juda, (A, Byz)

NASV - the son of Amminadab, the son of Admin, the son of Ram, the son of Hezron, the son of Perez, the son of Judah, (Aleph)


Luke 4:4

KJV - And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. (A, Byz)

NASV - And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’” (Aleph, B)


Luke 4:18

KJV - The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, (A, Byz)

NASV - The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovery of sight to the blind, To set free those who are oppressed, (Aleph, B)


Luke 4:44

KJV - And he preached in the synagogues of Galilee. (A, Byz)

NASV - So He kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea. (Aleph, B)


Luke 5:33

KJV - And they said unto him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but thine eat and drink? (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - And they said to Him, “The disciples of John often fast and offer prayers, the disciples of the Pharisees also do the same, but Yours eat and drink.” (B)


Luke 5:38

KJV - But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved. (A, Byz)

NASV - But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins. (Aleph, B)


Luke 5:39

KJV - No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new: for he saith, The old is better. (A, Byz)

NASV - And no one, after drinking old wine wishes for new; for he says, ‘The old is good enough.’ (Aleph, B)


Luke 6:1

KJV - And it came to pass on the second sabbath after the first, that he went through the corn fields; and his disciples plucked the ears of corn, and did eat, rubbing them in their hands. (A, Byz)

NASV - Now it happened that He was passing through some grainfields on a Sabbath; and His disciples were picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating the grain. (Aleph, B)


Luke 6:4

KJV - How he went into the house of God, and did take and eat the shewbread, and gave also to them that were with him; which it is not lawful to eat but for the priests alone? (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - how he entered the house of God, and took and ate the consecrated bread which is not lawful for any to eat except the priests alone, and gave it to his companions?” (B)


Luke 6:5

KJV - And he said unto them, That the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath. (A, Byz)

NASV - And He was saying to them, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 6:31

KJV - And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - Treat others the same way you want them to treat you. (B)


Luke 6:48

KJV - He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock. (A, Byz)

NASV - he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when a flood occurred, the torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built. (Aleph, B)


Luke 7:10

KJV - And they that were sent, returning to the house, found the servant whole that had been sick. (A, Byz)

NASV - When those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the slave in good health. (Aleph, B)


Luke 7:11

KJV - 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. (A, Byz)

NASV - Soon afterwards He went to a city called Nain; and His disciples were going along with Him, accompanied by a large crowd. (Aleph, B)


Luke 7:19

KJV - And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them to Jesus, saying, Art thou he that should come? or look we for another? (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - Summoning two of his disciples, John sent them to the Lord, saying, “Are You the Expected One, or do we look for someone else?” (B)


Luke 7:28

KJV - For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he. (A, Byz)

NASV - I say to you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet he who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 7:32

KJV - They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept. (A, Byz)

NASV - They are like children who sit in the market place and call to one another, and they say, ‘We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not weep.’ (Aleph, B)


Luke 8:26

KJV - And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee. (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - Then they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. (B)


Luke 8:37

KJV - Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought him to depart from them; for they were taken with great fear: and he went up into the ship, and returned back again. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - And all the people of the country of the Gerasenes and the surrounding district asked Him to leave them, for they were gripped with great fear; and He got into a boat and returned. (B)


Luke 8:43

KJV - And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any, (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - And a woman who had a hemorrhage for twelve years, and could not be healed by anyone, (B)


Luke 8:45

KJV - And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me? (A, Byz)

NASV - And Jesus said, “Who is the one who touched Me?” And while they were all denying it, Peter said, “Master, the people are crowding and pressing in on You.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 8:49

KJV - While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master. (A, Byz)

NASV - While He was still speaking, someone *came from the house of the synagogue official, saying, “Your daughter has died; do not trouble the Teacher anymore.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 9:1

KJV - Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. (no major manuscripts)

NASV - And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases. (A, B, Byz)

Note: The Textus Receptus (source text for the KJV) normally follows the Byzantine manuscripts; in this case, it follows other manuscript(s) which, unlike the 'Byz', include the word "disciples".


Luke 9:2

KJV - And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. (Byz)

NASV - And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to perform healing. (B)


Luke 9:10

KJV - And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida. (A, Byz)

NASV - When the apostles returned, they gave an account to Him of all that they had done. Taking them with Him, He withdrew by Himself to a city called Bethsaida. (Aleph, B)


Luke 9:23

KJV - And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. (most major manuscripts)

NASV - And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. (most major manuscripts)

BYZ* - And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. (some of Byz)

Note: 'BYZ*' indicates a text which would follow some 'Byz' manuscripts. No known English versions read this way.


Luke 9:35

KJV - And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him. (A, Byz)

NASV - Then a voice came out of the cloud, saying, “This is My Son, My Chosen One; listen to Him!” (Aleph, B)


Luke 9:54

KJV - And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did? (A, Byz)

NASV - When His disciples James and John saw this, they said, “Lord, do You want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them?” (Aleph, B)


Luke 9:55-56

KJV - But he turned, and rebuked them, and said, Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of. 56 For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them. And they went to another village. (Byz*)

NASV - But He turned and rebuked them, [and said, “You do not know what kind of spirit you are of; 56 for the Son of Man did not come to destroy men’s lives, but to save them.”] And they went on to another village. (Byz*)

NIV - But Jesus turned and rebuked them. Then he and his disciples went to another village. (Aleph, A, B, Byz*)

Note: The highlighted section is not in most major manuscripts. It is in 'Byz' manuscript readings chosen for the TR (KJV source), but not in all. Note the brackets in the NASV; they indicate to the reader that the section may not be original. It is not included in the NIV at all.


Luke 10:1

KJV - After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - Now after this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come. (Aleph, A, B, Byz)

NIV - After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go. (B)


Luke 10:21

KJV - In that hour KJV verse Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight. (A, Byz)

NASV - At that very time KJV verse He rejoiced greatly in the Holy Spirit, and said, “I praise You, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight. (Aleph, B)


Luke 11:2

KJV - And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. (A, Byz)

NASV - And He said to them, “When you pray, say: ‘Father, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. (Aleph, B)


Luke 11:2

KJV - And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - And He said to them, “When you pray, say: ‘Father, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. (B)


Luke 11:4

KJV - And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil. ( A, Byz)

NASV - And forgive us our sins, For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation.’” (Aleph, B)


Luke 11:11

KJV - If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? (A, Byz)

NASV - Now suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a fish; he will not give him a snake instead of a fish, will he? (B)


Luke 12:31

KJV - But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you. (A, Byz)

NASV - But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added to you. (Aleph, B)


Luke 12:39

KJV - And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through. (A, B, Byz)

NASV - “But be sure of this, that if the head of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have allowed his house to be  broken into. (Aleph)


Luke 13:19

KJV - It is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and cast into his garden; and it grew, and waxed a great tree; and the fowls of the air lodged in the branches of it. (A, Byz)

NASV - It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and threw into his own garden; and it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air nested in its branches.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 14:5

KJV - And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straightway pull him out on the sabbath day? And they could not answer him again to these things. (Aleph)

NASV - And He said to them, “Which one of you will have a son or an ox fall into a well, and will not immediately pull him out on a Sabbath day?” (A, B, Byz)


Luke 14:24

KJV - For I say unto you, That none of those men which were bidden shall taste of my supper.
(most major manuscripts)

NASV - For I tell you, none of those men who were invited shall taste of my dinner. (most major manuscripts)

BYZ* - For I tell you, none of those men who were invited shall taste of my dinner. For many are called, but few are chosen. (some of Byz)

Note: 'BYZ*' indicates a text which would follow some 'Byz' manuscripts. No known English versions read this way.


Luke 17:3

KJV - Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him. (Byz)

NASV - Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him. (Aleph, A, B)


Luke 17:9

KJV - Doth he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I trow not. (A, Byz)

NASV - He does not thank the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he? (Aleph, B)


Luke 17:23

KJV - And they shall say to you, See here; or, see there: go not after them, nor follow them. (A, Byz)

NASV - They will say to you, ‘Look there! Look here!’ Do not go away, and do not run after them. (Aleph, B)


Luke 17:36

KJV - Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. (no major manuscripts)

NASV - Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other will be left. (no major manuscripts)

NIV - (verse not included) (Aleph, A, B, Byz)

Note:  The TR (KJV source text) includes the verse, but it is not found in most 'Byz' manuscripts
(predominant sources for the TR).


Luke 18:11

KJV - The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican. (no major manuscripts)

NASV - The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector. (A, Byz)

Note:  The TR (KJV source text) says "to himself", matching the NASV sources. This is one of the rare
instances in which the KJV does not follow the TR.


Luke 18:24

KJV - And when Jesus saw that he was very sorrowful, he said, How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God! (A, Byz)

NASV - And Jesus looked at him and said, “How hard it is for those who are wealthy to enter the kingdom of God! (Aleph, B)


Luke 19:15

KJV - And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him, to whom he had given the money, that he might know how much every man had gained by trading. (A, Byz)

NASV - When he returned, after receiving the kingdom, he ordered that these slaves, to whom he had given the money, be called to him so that he might know what business they had done. (Aleph, B)


Luke 19:42

KJV - Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes. (Byz)

NASV - saying, “If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes. (Aleph, B)


Luke 19:42

KJV - Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes. (A, Byz)

NASV - saying, “If you had known in this day, even you, the things which make for peace! But now they have been hidden from your eyes. (Aleph, B)


Luke 20:9

KJV - Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time. (Aleph, B, Byz)

NASV - And He began to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard and rented it out to vine-growers, and went on a journey for a long time. (A)


Luke 20:27

KJV - Then came to him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that there is any resurrection; and they asked him, (A, Byz)

NASV - Now there came to Him some of the Sadducees (who say that there is no resurrection), (Aleph, B)


Luke 20:30

KJV - And the second took her to wife, and he died childless. (Byz)

NASV - and the second (most major manuscripts)


Luke 20:45

KJV - Then in the audience of all the people he said unto his disciples, (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - And while all the people were listening, He said to the disciples, (B)


Luke 21:4

KJV - For all these have of their abundance cast in unto the offerings of God: but she of her penury hath cast in all the living that she had. (A, Byz)

NASV - for they all out of their surplus put into the offering; but she out of her poverty put in all that she had to live on.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 22:30

KJV - That ye may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. (most major manuscripts)

NASV - that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. (most major manuscripts)

BYZ* - that you may eat and drink at My table, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. (some of Byz)

Note: 'BYZ*' indicates a text which would follow some 'Byz' manuscripts. No known English versions read this way.


Luke 22:31

KJV - And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - “Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has demanded permission to sift you like wheat; (B)


Luke 22:62

KJV - And Peter went out, and wept bitterly. (A, Byz)

NASV - And he went out and wept bitterly. (Aleph, B)


Luke 23:15

KJV - No, nor yet Herod: for I sent you to him; and, lo, nothing worthy of death is done unto him. (A, Byz)

NASV - No, nor has Herod, for he sent Him back to us; and behold, nothing deserving death has been done by Him. (Aleph, B)


Luke 23:17

KJV - (For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.) (Aleph, Byz)

NASV - Now he was obliged to release to them at the feast one prisoner. (Aleph, Byz)

NIV - verse not included (A, B)


Luke 23:23

KJV - And they were instant with loud voices, requiring that he might be crucified. And the voices of them and of the chief priests prevailed. (A, Byz)

NASV - But they were insistent, with loud voices asking that He be crucified. And their voices began to prevail (Aleph, B)


Luke 23:38

KJV - And a superscription also was written over him in letters of Greek, and Latin, and Hebrew, THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS. (Byz)

NASV - Now there was also an inscription above Him, “THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS.” (Aleph, B)


Luke 23:42

KJV - And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. (Aleph, A, Byz)

NASV - And he was saying, “Jesus, remember me when You come in Your kingdom!” (B)


Luke 23:45

KJV - And the sun was darkened, and the veil of the temple was rent in the midst. (A, Byz)

NASV - because the sun was obscured; and the veil of the temple was torn in two. (Aleph)


Luke 24:17

KJV - And he said unto them, What manner of communications are these that ye have one to another, as ye walk, and are sad? (Byz)

NASV - And He said to them, “What are these words that you are exchanging with one another as you are walking?” And they stood still, looking sad. (Aleph, A, B)


Luke 24:42

KJV - And they gave him a piece of a broiled fish, and of an honeycomb. (Byz)

NASV - They gave Him a piece of a broiled fish; (Aleph, A, B)


Luke 24:47

KJV - And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. (A, Byz)

NASV - and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem. (Aleph, B)


Luke 24:53

KJV - And were continually in the temple, praising and blessing God. Amen. (A, Byz)

NASV - and were continually in the temple praising God. (Aleph, B)