Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray.

King James Version

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

Holman Bible

Yet He often withdrew to deserted places and prayed.

International Standard Version

However, he continued his habit of retiring to deserted places and praying.

A Conservative Version

But he himself was withdrawing into the desolate regions, and praying.

American Standard Version

But he withdrew himself in the deserts, and prayed.

Amplified

But He Himself withdrew [in retirement] to the wilderness (desert) and prayed.

An Understandable Version

So, He went away to deserted places and prayed.

Anderson New Testament

And he withdrew to the deserts and prayed.

Bible in Basic English

But he went away by himself to a waste place for prayer.

Common New Testament

But he often withdrew to the wilderness and prayed.

Daniel Mace New Testament

so that he retired into places of solitude, for the convenience of prayer.

Darby Translation

And he withdrew himself, and was about in the desert places and praying.

Godbey New Testament

And He was out in the deserts, and praying.

Goodspeed New Testament

But Jesus himself would retire into the desert and pray.

John Wesley New Testament

But he withdrew into the deserts and prayed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he withdrew himself into the wilderness and prayed.

Julia Smith Translation

And he was retreating into the deserts, and praying.

King James 2000

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he himself was withdrawing in the wilderness and praying.

Modern King James verseion

But He was drawing back in the wilderness, and praying.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he kept himself apart in the wildernesses, and gave himself to prayer.

Moffatt New Testament

while he kept in lonely places and prayed.

Montgomery New Testament

But Jesus himself habitually withdrew into solitary places, and there used to pray.

NET Bible

Yet Jesus himself frequently withdrew to the wilderness and prayed.

New Heart English Bible

But he withdrew himself into the desert, and prayed.

Noyes New Testament

But he was wont to withdraw to desert places, and pray.

Sawyer New Testament

And he withdrew into solitary places and prayed.

The Emphasized Bible

howbeit, he, was retiring in the deserts, and engaging in prayer.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he himself was in the desert for retirement and prayer.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Jesus used to withdraw to lonely places and pray.

Webster

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed.

Weymouth New Testament

but Jesus Himself constantly withdrew into the Desert and there prayed.

Williams New Testament

But Jesus Himself continued His habit of retiring to lonely spots and praying.

World English Bible

But he withdrew himself into the desert, and prayed.

Worrell New Testament

And He was wont to retire into the deserts, and pray.

Worsley New Testament

But He frequently retired into solitary places, and prayed.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he was withdrawing himself in the desert places and was praying.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

ὑποχωρέω 
Hupochoreo 
Usage: 2


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

ἔρημος 
Eremos 
Usage: 41

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 5:16

References

Context Readings

A Leper Cleansed

15 But the news about Him was spreading even farther, and large crowds were gathering to hear Him and to be healed of their sicknesses. 16 But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray. 17 One day He was teaching; and there were some Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting there, who had come from every village of Galilee and Judea and from Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present for Him to perform healing.


Cross References

Matthew 14:23

After He had sent the crowds away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray; and when it was evening, He was there alone.

Luke 6:12

It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.

Mark 1:35-36

In the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and was praying there.

Mark 6:46

After bidding them farewell, He left for the mountain to pray.

John 6:15

So Jesus, perceiving that they were intending to come and take Him by force to make Him king, withdrew again to the mountain by Himself alone.

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