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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 8

Introduction

1Women minister unto Christ of their substance.
4Christ, after he had preached from place to place, attended by his apostles, propounds the parable of the sower,
16and the candle;
19declares who are his mother, and brethren;
22rebukes the winds;
26casts the legion of devils out of the man into the herd of swine;
37is rejected of the Gadarenes,;
43heals the woman of her bloody issue;
49and raises from death Jairus's daughter.

Verse 1

And it came to pass afterward, that he went throughout every city and village, preaching and shewing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God: and the twelve were with him,
that
4:43,44; Matthew 4:23; 9:35; 11:1; Mark 1:39; Acts 10:38
the glad
2:10,11; 4:18; Isaiah 61:1-3; Matthew 13:19; Acts 13:32; Romans 10:15
and the
6:14-16; Matthew 10:2-4; Mark 3:16-19
Reciprocal: Psalm 10:8 - sitteth; Mark 1:14 - preaching; Mark 2:2 - and he; Luke 9:11 - the kingdom; Acts 28:31 - Preaching

Verse 2

And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils,
certain
23:27; Matthew 27:55,56; Mark 15:40,41; 16:1; John 19:25; Acts 1:14
out
30; Mark 16:9
Reciprocal: Exodus 35:25 - General; Mark 1:31 - ministered; Mark 10:52 - followed; Luke 4:39 - and ministered; Luke 10:38 - received; Luke 13:11 - a spirit; Luke 23:49 - the women; Luke 23:55 - General; Luke 24:1 - they came; Luke 24:10 - General; 1 Peter 3:5 - the holy

Verse 3

And Joanna the wife of Chuza Herod's steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance.
Joanna
24:10
Herod's
9:7-9; John 4:46-53; Acts 13:1; Philippians 4:22
of their
1 Chronicles 29:14; Isaiah 23:18; Matthew 2:11; 25:40; 26:11; Acts 9:36-39; 2 Corinthians 8:9; 1 Timothy 5:10
Reciprocal: Exodus 35:25 - General; 2 Samuel 17:29 - for David; 2 Kings 4:10 - Let us; Proverbs 11:16 - gracious; Ecclesiastes 10:19 - but; Matthew 8:20 - the Son; Matthew 27:55 - ministering; Mark 1:31 - ministered; Mark 10:52 - followed; Mark 15:40 - Mary Magdalene; Mark 15:41 - ministered; Luke 4:39 - and ministered; Luke 10:38 - received; Luke 16:1 - a steward; Acts 1:14 - with the; Romans 16:1 - a servant; 2 Timothy 1:18 - ministered; 1 Peter 3:5 - the holy; 1 Peter 4:10 - minister

Verse 4

And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spake by a parable:
Matthew 13:2; Mark 4:1

Verses 4-8

And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spake by a parable:
Matthew 13:2; Mark 4:1

Verse 5

A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.
sower
11; Matthew 13:3,4,18,19,24-26,37; Mark 4:2-4,15,26-29
fell
12; Hebrews 2:1; James 1:23,24
it
Psalms 119:118; Matthew 5:13
and the
Genesis 15:11
Reciprocal: Mark 4:3 - there; Mark 4:4 - General; Luke 6:49 - that heareth

Verse 6

And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.
13; Jeremiah 5:3; Ezekiel 11:19; 36:26; Amos 6:12; Matthew 13:5,6,20,21; Mark 4:5,6,16; Mark 4:17; Romans 2:4,5; Hebrews 3:7,8,15

Verse 7

And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it.
thorns
14; 21:34; Genesis 3:18; Jeremiah 4:3; Matthew 13:7,22; Mark 4:7,18,19; Hebrews 6:7,8

Verse 8

And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
other
15; Matthew 13:8,23; Mark 4:8,20; John 1:12,13; 3:3-5; Ephesians 2:10; Colossians 1:10
an hundredfold
Genesis 26:12
He that
Proverbs 1:20-23; 8:1; 20:12; Jeremiah 13:15; 25:4; Matthew 11:15; 13:9; Revelation 2:7,11
Reciprocal: Proverbs 18:15 - General; Luke 6:27 - unto; Luke 6:47 - doeth; Luke 14:35 - He

Verse 9

And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?
What
Hosea 6:3; Matthew 13:10,18,36; 15:15; Mark 4:10,34; 7:17,18; John 15:15
Reciprocal: Mark 14:22 - this

Verses 9-15

And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?
What
Hosea 6:3; Matthew 13:10,18,36; 15:15; Mark 4:10,34; 7:17,18; John 15:15

Verse 10

And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
Unto
10:21-24; Psalms 25:14; Matthew 11:25; 13:11,12; 16:17; Mark 4:11; Romans 16:25; 1 Corinthians 2:7-11; 12:11; Ephesians 3:3-9; Colossians 1:26-28; 2:2; 1 Timothy 3:16; 1 Peter 1:10-12
that seeing
Deuteronomy 29:4; Isaiah 6:9; 29:14; 44:18; Jeremiah 5:21; Matthew 13:14-17; John 12:40; Acts 28:26,27; Romans 11:7-10
Reciprocal: Ezekiel 12:2 - which; Ezekiel 24:3 - utter; Matthew 6:23 - If; Matthew 10:27 - I tell; Matthew 12:46 - yet; Matthew 13:3 - in; Matthew 22:1 - General; Mark 4:12 - That seeing; Mark 4:34 - when; Mark 12:1 - he began; Luke 9:11 - the kingdom; Romans 11:8 - eyes; 1 Corinthians 4:1 - mysteries; Ephesians 3:4 - the mystery; Revelation 1:20 - mystery

Verse 11

Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
The seed
Isaiah 8:20; Matthew 13:19; Mark 4:14-20; 1 Corinthians 3:6,7,9-12; James 1:21; 1 Peter 1:23-25
Reciprocal: Isaiah 55:11 - shall my; Mark 2:2 - and he; Mark 4:26 - as; Luke 8:5 - sower; John 17:17 - Sanctify; Romans 10:17 - and hearing; 1 Thessalonians 2:13 - the word of God; Hebrews 4:12 - the word; Hebrews 13:7 - word

Verse 12

Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
by
5; Proverbs 1:24-26,29; Matthew 13:19; Mark 4:15; James 1:23,24
then
Proverbs 4:5; Isaiah 65:11; 2 Thessalonians 2:9-14; Revelation 12:9
Reciprocal: Zechariah 7:12 - lest; Mark 4:4 - General; Mark 16:16 - that believeth and; John 11:48 - all

Verse 13

They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
receive
Psalms 106:12-14; Isaiah 58:2; Ezekiel 33:32; Matthew 13:20,21; Mark 4:16,17; 6:20; John 5:35; Galatians 3:1,4; 4:15-20
and these
Job 19:28; Proverbs 12:3,12; Ephesians 3:17; Colossians 2:7; Jude 1:12
which
22:31,32; Hosea 6:4; John 2:23-25; 8:30-32; 12:42,43; 15:2,6; Acts 8:13-23; 1 Corinthians 13:2; 15:2; Colossians 1:23; 1 Thessalonians 3:5; 1 Timothy 1:19; 2 Timothy 2:18,19; Hebrews 10:39; James 2:26; 2 Peter 2:20,22; 1 John 2:19
Reciprocal: Exodus 4:31 - believed; Exodus 14:31 - believed; Job 23:11 - his way; Jeremiah 34:16 - ye turned; Hosea 7:16 - return; Matthew 13:6 - because; Matthew 26:41 - enter; Mark 4:5 - General; Luke 6:47 - doeth; Luke 8:6 - General; Luke 11:4 - lead; John 7:31 - believed; 1 Corinthians 13:13 - faith; Ephesians 6:13 - in the; Hebrews 6:5 - tasted; Revelation 2:26 - keepeth

Verse 14

And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
and are
7; 16:13; 17:26-30; 18:24,25; 21:34; Matthew 6:24,25; 13:22; Mark 4:19; 1 Timothy 6:9,10,17; 2 Timothy 4:10; 1 John 2:15-17
and bring
13:6-9; John 15:6
Reciprocal: Jeremiah 4:3 - Break; Mark 4:7 - General; Mark 4:18 - General; Luke 10:41 - thou; Luke 12:15 - Take; Luke 14:18 - I have; Luke 18:23 - he was very sorrowful; 1 Corinthians 6:3 - pertain; 1 Corinthians 7:35 - and that; 1 Corinthians 15:19 - this; Galatians 5:22 - the fruit; 2 Timothy 2:4 - entangleth; Hebrews 12:1 - let us lay; Hebrews 13:5 - conversation

Verse 15

But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
in an
6:45; Deuteronomy 30:6; Psalms 51:10; Jeremiah 31:33; 32:29; Ezekiel 36:26,27; Romans 7:18; Ephesians 2:8; James 1:16-19; 1 Peter 2:1,2
keep
11:28; Job 23:11,12; Psalms 1:1-3; 119:11,127-129; Proverbs 3:1; Jeremiah 15:16; John 14:15,21-24; 15:10; 1 Corinthians 7:19; Hebrews 2:1; James 1:22-25; 1 John 2:3
bring
Matthew 24:13; Romans 2:7; 6:22; 7:4; Galatians 5:22-26; Philippians 1:11; 3:13-15; Colossians 1:6,10; Hebrews 6:11,12; 10:36; James 1:4; 5:7,8
Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:26 - keep; Deuteronomy 6:6 - shall be; Joshua 24:14 - serve; Nehemiah 5:16 - I continued; Proverbs 7:1 - keep; Ezekiel 3:10 - receive; Ezekiel 3:20 - and his; Matthew 10:22 - but; Matthew 13:8 - good; Matthew 13:23 - that received; Mark 4:8 - fell; Mark 4:20 - which; Luke 6:27 - unto; Luke 8:8 - other; Luke 8:21 - which; Luke 21:19 - General; John 7:17 - General; John 15:4 - Abide; John 17:17 - Sanctify; Romans 8:25 - with patience; Romans 10:10 - For with; Romans 11:22 - if thou; Romans 12:12 - patient; 2 Timothy 4:7 - I have kept; Hebrews 12:1 - with patience; 2 Peter 1:6 - patience; Revelation 2:3 - hast patience

Verse 16

No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.
when
11:33; Matthew 5:15,16; Mark 4:21,22; Acts 26:18; Philippians 2:15,16; Revelation 1:20; 2:1; Revelation 11:4

Verses 16-18

No man, when he hath lighted a candle, covereth it with a vessel, or putteth it under a bed; but setteth it on a candlestick, that they which enter in may see the light.
when
11:33; Matthew 5:15,16; Mark 4:21,22; Acts 26:18; Philippians 2:15,16; Revelation 1:20; 2:1; Revelation 11:4

Verse 17

For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.
nothing
12:2,3; Ecclesiastes 12:14; Matthew 10:26; 1 Corinthians 4:5
Reciprocal: Matthew 6:4 - reward; Mark 4:22 - General; Luke 11:33 - when; Romans 2:16 - God

Verse 18

Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.
heed
9:44; Deuteronomy 32:46,47; Proverbs 2:2-5; Mark 4:23,24; 13:14; Acts 10:33; 17:11; Hebrews 2:1; James 1:19-25; 1 Peter 2:1,2
for
19:26; Matthew 13:12; 25:29; Mark 4:25; John 15:2
from
12:20,21; 16:2-4,19-25; Matthew 7:22,23; 1 Corinthians 13:1-3
seemeth to have
or, thinketh that he hath.
Proverbs 14:12; Romans 12:3; 1 Corinthians 3:18; 8:2; 14:37; Philippians 3:4; James 1:26
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:9 - keep thy soul; Nehemiah 8:3 - ears; Jeremiah 17:21 - Take; Matthew 11:7 - What; Matthew 25:8 - for; Mark 4:9 - General; Luke 6:27 - unto; Luke 7:50 - Thy; Luke 10:42 - which; John 10:5 - General

Verse 19

Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.
Matthew 12:46-50; Mark 3:21,31-35
Reciprocal: John 7:3 - brethren

Verses 19-21

Then came to him his mother and his brethren, and could not come at him for the press.
Matthew 12:46-50; Mark 3:21,31-35

Verse 20

And it was told him by certain which said, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee.
thy brethren
Matthew 13:55,56; Mark 6:3; John 7:3-6; Acts 1:14; 1 Corinthians 9:5; Galatians 1:19

Verse 21

And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these which hear the word of God, and do it.
My mother
11:27,28; Matthew 25:40,45; 28:10; John 15:14,15; 20:17; 2 Corinthians 5:16; 6:18; Hebrews 2:11-13
which
15; Matthew 7:21-26; 17:5; John 6:28,29; 13:17; James 1:22; 1 John 2:29; 3:22; 1 John 3:23; 3 John 1:11
Reciprocal: Genesis 7:5 - all that; Ezekiel 33:31 - and they; Matthew 12:50 - do; Romans 2:13 - For not; Romans 10:17 - and hearing; Philippians 4:9 - do; 1 Thessalonians 2:13 - the word of God

Verse 22

Now it came to pass on a certain day, that he went into a ship with his disciples: and he said unto them, Let us go over unto the other side of the lake. And they launched forth.
that
Matthew 8:18,23-27; Mark 4:35-41; John 6:1
Let
Matthew 14:22; Mark 5:21; 6:45; 8:13
Reciprocal: Mark 4:37 - there arose; Acts 21:1 - and had; Acts 27:2 - we

Verses 22-25

Now it came to pass on a certain day, that he went into a ship with his disciples: and he said unto them, Let us go over unto the other side of the lake. And they launched forth.
that
Matthew 8:18,23-27; Mark 4:35-41; John 6:1
Let
Matthew 14:22; Mark 5:21; 6:45; 8:13

Verse 23

But as they sailed he fell asleep: and there came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.
he fell
Psalms 44:23; Isaiah 51:9,10; Hebrews 4:15
came
Psalms 93:3,4; 107:23-30; 124:2-4; 148:8; Isaiah 54:11; Acts 27:14-20
Reciprocal: Psalm 107:29 - General; Jeremiah 49:23 - on the sea; Matthew 8:24 - but; Mark 4:37 - there arose

Verse 24

And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.
Master
Psalms 69:1,2; 116:3,4; 142:4,5; Lamentations 3:54-56; John 2:2-6; Matthew 14:30; 2 Corinthians 1:9,10
he arose
Psalms 65:7; 104:6-9; 107:25-29; Isaiah 50:2; Jeremiah 5:22; Nahum 1:4
and rebuked
As the agitation of the sea was merely the effect of the wind, it was necessary to remove the cause of the commotion before the effect would cease. But who, by simply saying Peace, be still, (Mr 4:39,) could do this but God? One word of our Lord can change the face of nature, and calm the troubled ocean, as well as restore peace to the disconsolate soul.
Reciprocal: Jeremiah 49:23 - on the sea; Jonah 1:15 - and the; Matthew 8:25 - and awoke; Matthew 8:26 - and rebuked; Mark 4:38 - and they; Mark 6:51 - and the; Luke 4:39 - and rebuked

Verse 25

And he said unto them, Where is your faith? And they being afraid wondered, saying one to another, What manner of man is this! for he commandeth even the winds and water, and they obey him.
Where
12:28; Matthew 6:30; 8:26; 14:31; 17:20; Mark 4:40,41; John 11:40
being
Genesis 1:9,10; Joshua 10:12-14; Job 38:8-10; Proverbs 8:29; 30:4
Reciprocal: Psalm 29:4 - powerful; Mark 6:51 - and the; Luke 9:41 - O faithless; Luke 9:43 - amazed

Verse 26

And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee.
Matthew 8:28-34
Gergesenes
Mark 5:1-20

Verses 26-39

And they arrived at the country of the Gadarenes, which is over against Galilee.
Matthew 8:28-34
Gergesenes
Mark 5:1-20

Verse 27

And when he went forth to land, there met him out of the city a certain man, which had devils long time, and ware no clothes, neither abode in any house, but in the tombs.
met
Mark 5:2-5
and ware
1 Samuel 19:24
but
Numbers 19:16; Isaiah 65:4
Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 28:15 - gave them; Daniel 4:16 - be changed; Matthew 4:24 - possessed; Matthew 8:28 - coming; Luke 8:35 - clothed; Luke 8:43 - twelve; Luke 13:11 - eighteen; Revelation 18:2 - become

Verse 28

When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? I beseech thee, torment me not.
he cried
4:33-36; Matthew 8:29; Mark 1:24-27; 5:6-8; Acts 16:16-18
What
37,38
I beseech
Isaiah 27:1; 2 Peter 2:4; 1 John 3:8; James 2:19; Revelation 20:1-3,10
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:18 - What have I; Job 21:14 - they say; Jeremiah 11:15 - What; Matthew 8:34 - they besought; Matthew 12:43 - seeking; Matthew 14:33 - Of; Mark 3:11 - the Son; Mark 5:7 - that; Mark 5:22 - he fell; Luke 4:7 - worship me; Luke 4:34 - what; Luke 8:31 - they; Luke 16:23 - being; Acts 16:17 - the most; Acts 19:15 - General; Romans 8:15 - the spirit; 1 Corinthians 14:25 - falling; Revelation 18:2 - become

Verse 29

(For he had commanded the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For oftentimes it had caught him: and he was kept bound with chains and in fetters; and he brake the bands, and was driven of the devil into the wilderness.)
commanded
Mark 5:8; Acts 19:12-16
caught
9:39,42; Mark 5:3-5; 9:20-26; 2 Timothy 2:25,26
Reciprocal: Job 2:6 - save; Matthew 8:28 - coming; Matthew 17:18 - rebuked; Mark 9:25 - I charge; Acts 19:16 - General

Verse 30

And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.
Legion
Matthew 26:53; Mark 5:9
many
2; Matthew 8:29; Mark 16:9
Reciprocal: Matthew 8:31 - General

Verse 31

And they besought him that he would not command them to go out into the deep.
they
28; Job 1:11; 2:5; Philippians 2:10,11
the deep
"The abyss," says Dr. Doddridge, "the prison in which many of these fallen spirits are detained; and to which some, who may, like these, have been permitted for a while to range at large, are sometimes by Divine justice and power remanded."
Matthew 25:41; Revelation 9:2; 19:20; 20:2,3,14,15
Reciprocal: 2 Peter 2:4 - but; Revelation 9:1 - the bottomless

Verse 32

And there was there an herd of many swine feeding on the mountain: and they besought him that he would suffer them to enter into them. And he suffered them.
there an
Leviticus 11:7; Isaiah 65:4; 66:3; Matthew 8:30-33; Mark 5:11-13
besought
Job 1:10; Psalms 62:11; John 19:11; 1 John 4:4
he suffered
1 Kings 22:22; Job 1:12; 2:6; Revelation 20:7
Reciprocal: Job 38:11 - but; Luke 15:15 - to feed; John 13:27 - Satan

Verse 33

Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake, and were choked.
Then
By this was fully evinced the sovereign power of our Lord, and the reality of diabolical agency; "for," says Dr. Doddridge, "it was self-evident that a herd of swine could not be confederates in any fraud; their death, therefore, in this instructive circumstance, was ten thousand times a greater blessing to mankind than if they had been slain for food, as was intended."
the herd
John 8:44; 1 Peter 5:8; Revelation 9:11
Reciprocal: Leviticus 11:7 - swine; Job 1:12 - So Satan; Job 38:11 - but; Matthew 8:32 - the whole; John 13:27 - Satan

Verse 34

When they that fed them saw what was done, they fled, and went and told it in the city and in the country.
they fled
Matthew 8:33; 28:11; Mark 5:14; Acts 19:16,17
Reciprocal: John 17:9 - pray for

Verse 35

Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
and found
Isaiah 49:24,25; 53:12; Hebrews 2:14,15; 1 John 3:8
sitting
2:46; 10:39; Mark 5:15; Acts 22:3
clothed
27; 15:17
in his
Psalms 51:10
Reciprocal: Genesis 28:17 - he was; Deuteronomy 33:3 - they sat; 2 Kings 4:38 - were sitting; 2 Chronicles 28:15 - gave them; Ezekiel 20:1 - and sat; Matthew 11:29 - and learn; Acts 19:16 - General; 2 Timothy 1:7 - a sound; Titus 2:2 - temperate

Verse 37

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.
besought
28; 5:8; Deuteronomy 5:25; 1 Samuel 6:20; 2 Samuel 6:8,9; 1 Kings 17:18; Job 21:14,15; Matthew 8:34; Mark 5:17; Acts 16:39
and he
9:5,56; 10:10,11,16
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 16:4 - trembled; 1 Samuel 18:12 - afraid; Amos 7:12 - go; Matthew 9:1 - he; Matthew 21:17 - he left; Mark 1:24 - Let; Mark 8:13 - General; Luke 4:34 - Let us alone; Luke 4:42 - and stayed; Luke 5:26 - and were; Luke 7:16 - a fear; Luke 8:38 - besought; Acts 2:43 - fear; Romans 8:15 - the spirit

Verse 38

Now the man out of whom the devils were departed besought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying,
besought
28,37; Deuteronomy 10:20,21; Psalms 27:4; 32:7; 116:12,16; Mark 5:18; Philippians 1:23
saying
Exodus 12:25-27; 13:8,9,14-16; Psalms 71:17,18; 78:3-6; 107:21,22,31,32; Psalms 111:2-4; 145:3-12; Isaiah 63:7-13; Mark 5:19,20; Acts 9:13-16; Galatians 1:23,24; 1 Timothy 1:13-16
Reciprocal: Genesis 24:54 - Send me; 2 Kings 4:38 - were sitting; Amos 7:12 - go; Matthew 21:17 - he left; Luke 4:42 - and stayed; John 1:38 - Rabbi; John 4:40 - they; John 17:15 - take; Acts 3:11 - held

Verse 39

Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done unto him.
Return
1 Timothy 5:8
and published
17:15-18; Deuteronomy 10:21; Psalms 66:16; 126:2,3; Daniel 4:1-3,34-37; Mark 1:45; John 4:29
Reciprocal: Genesis 24:54 - Send me; Mark 5:18 - prayed; Luke 2:17 - General; John 17:15 - take

Verse 40

And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the people gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him.
that
Matthew 9:1; Mark 5:21
the people
5:1; 19:6,37,38,48; Mark 6:20; 12:37; John 5:35
waiting
Proverbs 8:34; Acts 10:33
Reciprocal: John 4:45 - the Galilaeans; John 6:24 - seeking

Verses 40-56

And it came to pass, that, when Jesus was returned, the people gladly received him: for they were all waiting for him.
that
Matthew 9:1; Mark 5:21
the people
5:1; 19:6,37,38,48; Mark 6:20; 12:37; John 5:35
waiting
Proverbs 8:34; Acts 10:33

Verse 41

And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: and he fell down at Jesus' feet, and besought him that he would come into his house:
there
Matthew 9:18-25; Mark 5:22-43
a ruler
13:14; Acts 13:15; 18:8,17
and he fell
5:8; 17:16; Revelation 5:8
and besought
Matthew 8:7,8; Mark 5:23; John 4:46-49; 11:21; Acts 9:38
Reciprocal: Luke 7:3 - General; Luke 8:49 - he; Luke 9:38 - look; John 4:47 - that he; John 11:32 - she fell

Verse 42

For he had one only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she lay a dying. But as he went the people thronged him.
one
7:12; Genesis 44:20-22; Job 1:18,19; Zechariah 12:10
and she
Job 4:20; Psalms 90:5-8; 103:15,16; Ecclesiastes 6:12; Ezekiel 24:16,25; Romans 5:12
But
45; Mark 5:24
Reciprocal: Judges 11:34 - neither; Matthew 9:18 - My daughter; Mark 5:22 - there; Luke 7:2 - was sick; Luke 7:50 - Thy; Luke 9:38 - look; John 4:46 - whose

Verse 43

And a woman having an issue of blood twelve years, which had spent all her living upon physicians, neither could be healed of any,
having
Leviticus 15:25-33; Matthew 9:20-22; Mark 5:25
twelve
27; 13:11,16; Mark 9:21; John 5:5,6; 9:1,21; Acts 3:2; 4:22; 14:8-10
had
2 Chronicles 16:12; Psalms 108:12; Isaiah 2:22; 55:1-3; Mark 5:26; 9:18,22
neither
Job 13:4
Reciprocal: Jeremiah 8:22 - no physician; Jeremiah 46:11 - in vain; Matthew 9:12 - They that be whole; Mark 12:44 - all her; Luke 21:4 - all

Verse 44

Came behind him, and touched the border of his garment: and immediately her issue of blood stanched.
behind
7:38
touched
Deuteronomy 22:12; Mark 5:27,28; 6:56; Acts 5:15; 19:12
immediately
13:13; Exodus 15:26; Malachi 4:2; Matthew 8:3; 20:34; John 5:13
Reciprocal: Numbers 15:38 - fringes in the borders; Jeremiah 46:11 - in vain; Zechariah 8:23 - take; Matthew 9:20 - hem; Mark 5:25 - a certain

Verse 45

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?
Who
"Not that he was ignorant who had touched him," says Epiphanius, "but that he might not be himself the divulger of the miracle, and that the woman, hearing the question, and drawing near, might testify the singular benefit she had received, and that, in consequence of her declaration, she might presently hear from his lips, that her faith had saved her; and by this means, others might be excited to come and be healed of their disorders."
the multitude
9:13; Mark 5:30-32
Reciprocal: Matthew 9:21 - If; Mark 5:24 - and thronged; Mark 5:31 - Thou seest; Luke 5:1 - it; Luke 6:19 - for; Luke 8:42 - But

Verse 46

And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched me: for I perceive that virtue is gone out of me.
for
6:19; 1 Peter 2:9; *marg:
Reciprocal: Mark 5:30 - virtue; Luke 5:17 - power

Verse 47

And when the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before him, she declared unto him before all the people for what cause she had touched him, and how she was healed immediately.
when
Psalms 38:9; Hosea 5:3
she came
1 Samuel 16:4; Psalms 2:11; Isaiah 66:2; Hosea 13:1; Habakkuk 3:16; Matthew 28:8; Mark 5:33; Acts 16:29; 1 Corinthians 2:3; 2 Corinthians 7:15; Philippians 2:12; Hebrews 12:28
she declared
17:15,16; Psalms 66:16
Reciprocal: Song of Solomon 2:14 - that art

Verse 48

And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace.
Daughter
Matthew 9:2,22; 12:20; 2 Corinthians 6:18
thy
7:50; 17:19; 18:42; Matthew 8:13; Mark 5:34; Acts 14:9; Hebrews 4:2
go
Exodus 4:18; 1 Samuel 1:17; 2 Kings 5:19
Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 25:35 - Go up; Song of Solomon 2:14 - that art; Mark 2:5 - Son; Luke 8:50 - believe

Verse 49

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.
he
41-43; Matthew 9:23-26; Mark 5:35-43
trouble
7:6; 11:7; Isaiah 7:12; Mark 5:35
Reciprocal: Matthew 9:18 - ruler; Luke 18:39 - rebuked; John 11:21 - if

Verse 50

But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.
believe
48; Isaiah 50:10; Mark 5:36; 9:23; 11:22-24; John 11:25,40; Romans 4:17,20
Reciprocal: Genesis 18:14 - Is

Verse 51

And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden.
he suffered
1 Kings 17:19-23; 2 Kings 4:4-6,34-36; Isaiah 42:2; Matthew 6:5,6; Acts 9:40
save
6:14; 9:28; Mark 5:37-40; 14:33
Reciprocal: Matthew 17:1 - Peter; Luke 8:54 - he put

Verse 52

And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.
all
Genesis 23:2; 27:34,35; 2 Samuel 18:33; Jeremiah 9:17-21; Exodus 24:17; Zechariah 12:10
she
Mark 5:38,39; John 11:4,11-13
Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:32 - the child; Luke 7:12 - and much; Luke 7:13 - Weep not; 1 Thessalonians 4:13 - which are; Revelation 5:5 - Weep

Verse 53

And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.
laughed
16:14; Job 12:4; 17:2; Psalms 22:7; Isaiah 53:3
knowing
Mark 15:44,45; John 11:39; 19:33-35
Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:32 - the child; 2 Chronicles 30:10 - they laughed; Mark 5:38 - and seeth; Mark 5:40 - when; Luke 6:25 - laugh; Luke 7:22 - the dead; 1 Thessalonians 4:13 - which are

Verse 54

And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise.
he put
51; Mark 5:40
took
Jeremiah 31:32; Matthew 9:25; Mark 1:31; 5:41; 8:23; 9:27
Maid
7:14,15; John 5:21,28,29; 11:43; Acts 9:40; Romans 4:17
Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:22 - and he revived; Matthew 8:15 - touched; Luke 5:13 - immediately; Luke 5:24 - I say

Verse 55

And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat.
her spirit
This expression, thus used of one who had been dead, strongly implies, that at death the soul not only exists separately, but returns and is re-united to the body, when it is raised from the dead.
1 Kings 17:21-23; John 11:44
and he
24:41-43; Mark 5:43; John 11:44
Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:35 - and the child opened; Mark 5:41 - Damsel; Luke 5:13 - immediately; Luke 7:14 - Young; John 5:21 - even

Verse 56

And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no man what was done.
he charged
5:14; Matthew 8:4; 9:30; Mark 5:42,43 Reciprocal: Matthew 17:9 - Jesus; Mark 1:43 - General

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Luke 8". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/luke-8.html.