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Luke 14

Introduction

Overview

Luke 14:1, Christ heals the dropsy on the sabbath; Luke 14:7, teaches humility; Luke 14:12, to feast the poor; Luke 14:15, under the parable of the great supper, shows how worldly minded men, who contemn the word of God, shall be shut out of heaven; Luke 14:25, Those who will be his disciples, to bear their cross must make their accounts beforehand, lest with shame they revolt from him afterward; Luke 14:34, and become altogether unprofitable, like salt that has lost its savour.

Verse 1

as: Luke 7:34-Zephaniah :, Luke 11:37, 1 Corinthians 9:19-Song of Solomon :

chief: John 3:1, Acts 5:34

they: Luke 6:7, Luke 11:53, Luke 11:54, Luke 20:20, Psalms 37:32, Psalms 41:6, Psalms 62:4, Psalms 64:5, Psalms 64:6, Proverbs 23:7, Isaiah 29:20, Isaiah 29:21, Jeremiah 20:10, Jeremiah 20:11, Mark 3:2

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:12 - eat bread Matthew 11:19 - came Mark 3:4 - Is it Luke 7:36 - And he John 9:14 - General Hebrews 12:3 - contradiction

Verse 3

the lawyers: Luke 11:44, Luke 11:45

Is: Luke 6:9, Luke 13:14-Nehemiah :, Matthew 12:10, Mark 3:4, John 7:23

Reciprocal: Matthew 22:35 - a lawyer Luke 6:6 - he Titus 3:13 - the lawyer

Verse 4

Matthew 21:25-Daniel :, Matthew 22:46

Verse 5

Which: Luke 13:15, Exodus 23:4, Exodus 23:5, Daniel 4:24, Matthew 12:11, Matthew 12:12

Reciprocal: Luke 17:7 - General

Verse 6

Luke 13:17, Luke 20:26, Luke 20:40, Luke 21:15, Acts 6:10

Reciprocal: Matthew 22:46 - no

Verse 7

put: Judges 14:12, Proverbs 8:1, Ezekiel 17:2, Matthew 13:34

they: Luke 11:43, Luke 20:46, Matthew 23:6, Mark 12:38, Mark 12:39, Acts 8:18, Acts 8:19, Philippians 2:3, 3 John 1:9

Reciprocal: Matthew 20:26 - it Luke 9:46 - General

Verse 8

When: That there were among the Jews of these times many disputes about seats at banquets, we learn both from Josephus and the Rabbis; nor were these matters unattended to by the Greeks and Romans. Similar admonitions to this of our Lord, also occur in the Rabbinical writers. Rabbi Akiba said, Go two or three seats lower than the place that belongs to thee, and sit there till they say unto to thee, Go up higher; but do not take the uppermost seat, lest they say unto thee, Come down: for it is better they should say unto thee, Go up, go up than they should say, Go down, go down. Proverbs 25:6, Proverbs 25:7

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 15:4 - Oh that I Esther 2:18 - made a great Proverbs 11:2 - pride

Verse 9

and thou: Esther 6:6-2 Kings :, Proverbs 3:35, Proverbs 11:2, Proverbs 16:18, Ezekiel 28:2-2 Samuel :, Daniel 4:30-Nahum :

Verse 10

go: 1 Samuel 15:17, Proverbs 15:33, Proverbs 25:6, Proverbs 25:7

then: Isaiah 60:14, Revelation 3:9

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 9:22 - in the chiefest Matthew 20:12 - equal Mark 9:35 - If Romans 12:10 - in honour Galatians 5:26 - desirous

Verse 11

whosoever: Luke 1:51, Luke 18:14, 1 Samuel 15:17, Job 22:29, Job 40:10-2 Kings :, Psalms 18:27, Psalms 138:6, Proverbs 15:33, Proverbs 18:12, Proverbs 29:23, Isaiah 2:11, Isaiah 2:17, Isaiah 57:15, Matthew 23:12, James 4:6, 1 Peter 5:5

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:4 - my lord Genesis 33:3 - bowed Leviticus 26:41 - humbled Ruth 3:9 - Ruth 1 Samuel 9:21 - my family 1 Samuel 10:22 - hid 1 Kings 1:5 - exalted 2 Kings 5:11 - Naaman 2 Kings 14:13 - took Amaziah 2 Chronicles 25:23 - took Amaziah 2 Chronicles 30:11 - humbled themselves Esther 6:10 - Make haste Psalms 37:34 - exalt Psalms 119:21 - rebuked Proverbs 12:9 - despised Proverbs 25:14 - boasteth Isaiah 2:12 - upon Isaiah 10:33 - and the haughty Jeremiah 48:29 - his loftiness Ezekiel 28:17 - heart Daniel 4:30 - Is not Hosea 13:1 - Ephraim Matthew 11:23 - which art Matthew 18:4 - humble Matthew 20:12 - equal Mark 9:35 - If Mark 10:43 - whosoever Luke 9:48 - he that John 9:34 - and dost James 4:10 - he 1 Peter 5:6 - Humble

Verse 12

when: Luke 1:53, Proverbs 14:20, Proverbs 22:16, James 2:1-Joshua :

and a: Luke 6:32-Zephaniah :, Zechariah 7:5-Judges :, Matthew 5:46, Matthew 6:1-Numbers :, Matthew 6:16-Job :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 14:29 - the stranger Ruth 2:12 - recompense Ruth 2:14 - At mealtime 1 Samuel 25:8 - a good day 1 Samuel 25:36 - a feast Psalms 112:9 - righteousness Matthew 5:42 - General Matthew 6:5 - Verily Matthew 25:35 - I was an Luke 6:34 - General Luke 11:41 - rather John 12:2 - they made Acts 20:35 - It is Philippians 4:17 - to 1 Timothy 6:18 - ready

Verse 13

call: Luke 14:21, Luke 11:41, Deuteronomy 14:29, Deuteronomy 16:11, Deuteronomy 16:14, Deuteronomy 26:12, Deuteronomy 26:13, 2 Samuel 6:19, 2 Chronicles 30:24, Nehemiah 8:10, Nehemiah 8:12, Job 29:13, Job 29:15, Job 29:16, Job 31:16-Proverbs :, Proverbs 3:9, Proverbs 3:10, Proverbs 14:31, Proverbs 31:6, Proverbs 31:7, Isaiah 58:7, Isaiah 58:10, Matthew 14:14-Ecclesiastes :, Matthew 15:32-Malachi :, Matthew 22:10, Acts 2:44, Acts 2:45, Acts 4:34, Acts 4:35, Acts 9:39, Romans 12:13-Nehemiah :, 1 Timothy 3:2, 1 Timothy 5:10, Titus 1:8, Philemon 1:7, Hebrews 13:2

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 24:19 - may bless Psalms 41:1 - Blessed Ezekiel 18:16 - but hath Matthew 10:41 - a righteous man's Matthew 15:31 - the maimed Mark 9:43 - maimed Luke 10:35 - whatsoever Luke 12:17 - shall Romans 12:16 - condescend to men of low estate Romans 15:26 - the poor

Verse 14

for thou: Proverbs 19:17, Matthew 6:4, Matthew 10:41, Matthew 10:42, Matthew 25:34-:, Philippians 4:18, Philippians 4:19

the resurrection: Luke 20:35, Luke 20:36, Daniel 12:2, Daniel 12:3, John 5:29, Acts 24:15

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 23:20 - that the Deuteronomy 24:19 - may bless Psalms 41:1 - Blessed Proverbs 3:9 - General Ecclesiastes 11:1 - for Luke 12:17 - shall Luke 16:9 - Make John 11:24 - I know Ephesians 6:8 - whatsoever Philippians 3:11 - attain Philippians 3:20 - our Colossians 3:24 - ye shall Hebrews 6:2 - resurrection Hebrews 10:35 - great Hebrews 11:26 - for he had Hebrews 11:35 - that they

Verse 15

Blessed: Luke 12:37, Luke 13:29, Luke 22:30, Matthew 8:11, Matthew 25:10, John 6:27-James :; Revelation 19:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:12 - eat bread 2 Samuel 9:10 - shall eat bread Matthew 22:3 - sent Luke 6:20 - for Luke 13:28 - the kingdom Luke 22:16 - until Romans 14:17 - kingdom Revelation 20:6 - Blessed

Verse 16

A certain: Proverbs 9:1, Proverbs 9:2, Isaiah 25:6, Isaiah 25:7, Jeremiah 31:12-2 Chronicles :, Zechariah 10:7, Matthew 22:2-2 Chronicles :

bade: Song of Solomon 5:1, Isaiah 55:1-Judges :, Mark 16:15, Mark 16:16, Revelation 3:20, Revelation 22:17

Reciprocal: Zephaniah 1:7 - he hath Matthew 13:22 - the care Matthew 22:1 - General Acts 13:46 - seeing Revelation 19:9 - Blessed

Verse 17

his: Luke 3:4-Joshua :, Luke 9:1-Deuteronomy :, Luke 10:1-2 Kings :, Proverbs 9:1-Deuteronomy :, Matthew 3:1-2 Kings :, Matthew 10:1-Numbers :, Acts 2:38, Acts 2:39, Acts 3:24-Ezekiel :, Acts 13:26, Acts 13:38, Acts 13:39

Come: Matthew 11:27-Joel :, Matthew 22:3, Matthew 22:4, John 7:37, 2 Corinthians 5:18-Ecclesiastes :, 2 Corinthians 6:1

Reciprocal: Proverbs 9:2 - mingled Proverbs 9:3 - sent Zephaniah 1:7 - he hath Matthew 23:37 - and ye

Verse 18

all: Luke 20:4, Luke 20:5, Isaiah 28:12, Isaiah 28:13, Isaiah 29:11, Isaiah 29:12, Jeremiah 5:4, Jeremiah 5:5, Jeremiah 6:10, Jeremiah 6:16, Jeremiah 6:17, Matthew 22:5, Matthew 22:6, John 1:11, John 5:40, Acts 13:45, Acts 13:46, Acts 18:5, Acts 18:6, Acts 28:25-Daniel :

I have: Luke 8:14, Luke 17:26-Obadiah :, Luke 18:24, Matthew 24:38, Matthew 24:39, 1 Timothy 6:9, 1 Timothy 6:10, 2 Timothy 4:4, 2 Timothy 4:10, Hebrews 12:16, 1 John 2:15, 1 John 2:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:34 - thus Esau Deuteronomy 20:7 - lest he die Proverbs 1:30 - General Mark 4:15 - these Mark 4:19 - the cares Luke 9:61 - but Acts 17:32 - We will

Verse 19

Reciprocal: Mark 4:15 - these

Verse 20

Luke 14:26-Hosea :, Luke 18:29, Luke 18:30, 1 Corinthians 7:29-Obadiah :, 1 Corinthians 7:33

Verse 21

and showed: Luke 9:10, 1 Samuel 25:12, Matthew 15:12, Matthew 18:31, Hebrews 13:17

being: Luke 14:24, Psalms 2:12, Matthew 22:7, Matthew 22:8, Hebrews 2:3, Hebrews 12:25, Hebrews 12:26, Revelation 15:1-Ruth :, Revelation 19:15

Go: Luke 24:47, Proverbs 1:20-Lamentations :, Proverbs 8:2-Numbers :, Proverbs 9:3-Numbers :, Jeremiah 5:1, Zechariah 11:7, Zechariah 11:11, Matthew 21:28-Obadiah :, John 4:39-Luke :, John 7:47-Ephesians :, John 9:39, Acts 8:4-Judges :, James 2:5, Revelation 22:17

the poor: Luke 14:13, Luke 7:22, Luke 7:23, 1 Samuel 2:8, Psalms 113:7, Psalms 113:8, Matthew 11:5, Matthew 11:28

the halt: Psalms 38:7, Isaiah 33:23, Isaiah 35:6

Reciprocal: Proverbs 8:3 - General Song of Solomon 3:2 - the streets Ezekiel 17:23 - under Matthew 13:47 - and gathered Matthew 15:31 - the maimed Matthew 20:7 - Go Matthew 22:9 - General Mark 9:43 - maimed Mark 16:15 - Go Hebrews 4:6 - some

Verse 22

it is: Acts 1:1 - Acts 9:43

and yet: Psalms 103:6, Psalms 130:7, John 14:2, Ephesians 3:8, Colossians 2:9, 1 Timothy 2:5, 1 Timothy 2:6, 1 John 2:2, Revelation 7:4-1 Samuel :

Verse 23

Go: Psalms 98:3, Isaiah 11:10, Isaiah 19:24, Isaiah 19:25, Isaiah 27:13, Isaiah 49:5, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 66:19, Isaiah 66:20, Zechariah 14:8, Zechariah 14:9, Malachi 1:11, Matthew 21:43, Matthew 22:9, Matthew 22:10, Matthew 28:19, Matthew 28:20, Acts 9:15, Acts 10:44-Galatians :, Acts 11:18-Ecclesiastes :, Acts 13:47, Acts 13:48, Acts 18:6, Acts 22:21, Acts 22:22, Acts 26:18-Proverbs :, Acts 28:28, Romans 10:18, Romans 15:9-2 Kings :, Ephesians 2:11-Song of Solomon :, Colossians 1:23

compel: Luke 24:29, Genesis 19:2, Genesis 19:3, Psalms 110:3, Acts 16:15, Romans 11:13, Romans 11:14, 1 Corinthians 9:19-Isaiah :, 2 Corinthians 5:11, 2 Corinthians 5:20, 2 Corinthians 6:1, Colossians 1:28, 2 Timothy 4:2

Reciprocal: Genesis 33:11 - urged him 1 Samuel 28:23 - compelled him 2 Samuel 13:25 - pressed 2 Kings 4:8 - she constrained him Proverbs 7:21 - forced Isaiah 65:13 - my servants shall eat Matthew 8:11 - That Matthew 21:41 - and will let out Romans 10:20 - I was made 1 Timothy 2:4 - will

Verse 24

Proverbs 1:24-Jonah :, Matthew 21:43, Matthew 22:8, Matthew 23:38, Matthew 23:39, John 3:19, John 3:36, John 8:21, John 8:24, Acts 13:46, Hebrews 12:25, Hebrews 12:26

Reciprocal: Proverbs 1:26 - General Isaiah 65:13 - my servants shall eat Matthew 8:11 - That Matthew 20:16 - for Matthew 21:41 - and will let out Luke 14:21 - being

Verse 25

Luke 12:1, John 6:24-Daniel :

Reciprocal: Joshua 24:19 - Ye cannot Judges 7:3 - Whosoever Ruth 1:8 - Go Matthew 8:1 - great Matthew 8:19 - I will Luke 5:15 - great Luke 11:29 - when John 1:38 - turned John 6:67 - Will

Verse 26

any: Deuteronomy 13:6-Ruth :, Deuteronomy 33:9, Psalms 73:25, Psalms 73:26, Matthew 10:37, Philippians 3:8

hate: Genesis 29:30, Genesis 29:31, Deuteronomy 21:15, Job 7:15, Job 7:16, Ecclesiastes 2:17-Psalms :, Malachi 1:2, Malachi 1:3, John 12:25, Romans 9:13

yea: Acts 20:24, Revelation 12:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:1 - Get Genesis 22:3 - General Exodus 32:27 - slay every man Leviticus 21:11 - his father Numbers 10:30 - General Deuteronomy 13:9 - But Deuteronomy 21:13 - and bewail Ruth 1:15 - return 1 Samuel 2:29 - and honourest Psalms 45:10 - forget Psalms 139:22 - hate them Proverbs 13:24 - General Proverbs 23:26 - give Ecclesiastes 3:8 - a time to hate Daniel 6:10 - when Zechariah 13:3 - and his Matthew 4:22 - General Matthew 13:21 - for Matthew 18:8 - if Matthew 19:29 - or brethren Mark 1:20 - they left Mark 8:34 - follow Mark 9:47 - thine Luke 6:47 - cometh Luke 9:23 - If Luke 9:58 - Jesus Luke 9:61 - but Luke 11:29 - when Luke 14:20 - General Luke 14:33 - General Luke 16:13 - hate Luke 18:29 - There John 14:2 - if Acts 5:13 - of Philippians 2:21 - all Philippians 3:7 - General Colossians 3:19 - love 2 Timothy 3:12 - shall 2 Timothy 4:10 - having Hebrews 12:1 - let us lay 1 Peter 2:21 - even

Verse 27

doth: Luke 9:23-Lamentations :, Matthew 10:38, Matthew 16:24-Ezekiel :, Mark 8:34-Haggai :, Mark 10:21, Mark 15:21, John 19:17, 2 Timothy 3:12

cannot: Matthew 13:21, Acts 14:22, 2 Timothy 1:12

Reciprocal: Exodus 13:17 - the people repent Deuteronomy 21:13 - and bewail Matthew 18:8 - if Luke 23:26 - that Acts 15:38 - who 2 Timothy 4:10 - having 1 Peter 2:21 - even Revelation 2:3 - hast borne Revelation 3:15 - thou

Verse 28

intending: Genesis 11:4-1 Samuel :, Proverbs 24:27

counteth: Luke 14:33, Joshua 24:19-Jeremiah :, Matthew 8:20, Matthew 10:22, Matthew 20:22, Matthew 20:23, Acts 21:13, 1 Thessalonians 3:4, 1 Thessalonians 3:5, 2 Peter 1:13, 2 Peter 1:14

Reciprocal: Proverbs 13:10 - with Ecclesiastes 10:2 - wise Jeremiah 22:14 - I will Revelation 3:15 - thou

Verse 29

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 22:14 - I will Matthew 27:40 - that destroyest Ephesians 6:11 - able

Verse 30

Matthew 7:27, Matthew 27:3-Ruth :, Acts 1:18, Acts 1:19, 1 Corinthians 3:11-2 Chronicles :, Hebrews 6:4-Ruth :, Hebrews 6:11, Hebrews 10:38, 2 Peter 2:19-Song of Solomon :, 2 John 1:8

Reciprocal: Nehemiah 6:3 - I am doing Matthew 27:40 - that destroyest

Verse 31

1 Kings 20:11, 2 Kings 18:20-Song of Solomon :, Proverbs 20:18, Proverbs 25:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:3 - sent Judges 18:2 - to spy Judges 20:3 - the children of Benjamin 2 Samuel 2:27 - unless 2 Kings 10:4 - how then shall 2 Kings 14:10 - why shouldest 1 Chronicles 5:22 - the war was of God 2 Chronicles 25:19 - why shouldest Job 41:8 - General Proverbs 24:6 - by Amos 4:12 - prepare Matthew 5:25 - with Luke 12:58 - give Acts 12:20 - but

Verse 32

and desireth: Luke 12:58, 1 Kings 20:31-Nahum :, 2 Kings 10:4, 2 Kings 10:5, Job 40:9, Matthew 5:25, Acts 12:20, James 4:6-2 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Genesis 32:3 - sent Judges 20:3 - the children of Benjamin 2 Samuel 2:27 - unless 2 Kings 14:10 - why shouldest 2 Kings 18:14 - I have offended 1 Chronicles 5:22 - the war was of God Job 41:8 - General Proverbs 25:8 - hastily Isaiah 27:5 - let him Amos 4:12 - prepare

Verse 33

Luke 14:26, Luke 5:11, Luke 5:28, Luke 18:22, Luke 18:23, Luke 18:28-Amos :, Acts 5:1-Deuteronomy :, Acts 8:19-Song of Solomon :, Philippians 3:7, Philippians 3:8, 2 Timothy 4:10, 1 John 2:15, 1 John 2:16

Reciprocal: Ruth 2:11 - and how Matthew 4:22 - General Matthew 7:13 - at Matthew 8:19 - I will Matthew 13:44 - for joy Matthew 18:8 - if Matthew 19:21 - go Matthew 19:27 - we have forsaken Mark 1:18 - forsook Mark 8:34 - Whosoever Mark 10:28 - Lo Luke 14:28 - counteth Acts 7:3 - Get Acts 19:19 - and burned

Verse 34

Salt: Common salt, or muriate of soda, consists of soda in combination with muriatic acid, and is for the most part an artificial preparation from sea water, though found in some countries in a solid and massive state. See particularly Leviticus 2:13.

but: Matthew 5:13, Mark 9:49, Mark 9:50, Colossians 4:6, Hebrews 2:4-Ruth :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:23 - salt 1 Kings 14:10 - as a man taketh Job 6:6 - that which Jeremiah 13:7 - it was Ezekiel 15:3 - General Matthew 25:30 - cast

Verse 35

but: John 15:6

He: Luke 8:8, Luke 9:44, Matthew 11:15, Matthew 13:9, Revelation 2:7, Revelation 2:11, Revelation 2:17, Revelation 2:29

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 29:23 - salt 1 Kings 14:10 - as a man taketh Jeremiah 13:7 - it was Ezekiel 15:3 - General Malachi 2:3 - spread Matthew 5:13 - if Matthew 25:30 - cast Mark 9:50 - is good

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Luke 14". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/luke-14.html.