Luke 7:23 "Blessed is he who does not take offense at Me."


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Blessed is he who does not take offense at Me."

King James Version

And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

Holman Bible

And anyone who is not offended because of Me is blessed."

International Standard Version

How blessed is anyone who is not offended by me!"

A Conservative Version

And blessed is he, whoever will not be offended by me.

American Standard Version

And blessed is he, whosoever shall find no occasion of stumbling in me.

Amplified

And blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from outward conditions -- "and to be envied) is he who takes no offense in Me and who is not hurt or resentful or annoyed or repelled or made to stumble [ whatever may occur].

An Understandable Version

The person who does not find an occasion for having doubts about my identity is fortunate indeed."

Anderson New Testament

and blessed is he who shall find no cause of offense in me.

Bible in Basic English

And a blessing will be on him who has no doubts about me.

Common New Testament

And blessed is he who is not offended because of me."

Daniel Mace New Testament

and blessed is he, who does not make me the occasion of his fall.

Darby Translation

and blessed is whosoever shall not be offended in me.

Godbey New Testament

and happy is he whosoever may not be offended in me.

Goodspeed New Testament

And blessed is the man who finds nothing that repels him in me."

John Wesley New Testament

And happy is he, whosoever shall not be offended at me.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and blessed is whoever shall not be offended in me.

Julia Smith Translation

And happy is he, whoever should not be offended in me.

King James 2000

And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And whoever is not offended by me is blessed."

Modern King James verseion

And blessed is he who shall not be offended in Me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and happy is he that is not offended by me."

Moffatt New Testament

And blessed is he who is repelled by nothing in me!"

Montgomery New Testament

"And blessed is he who finds no cause of stumbling in me."

NET Bible

Blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me."

New Heart English Bible

Blessed is he who is not offended by me."

Noyes New Testament

and blessed is he, whoever shall find no occasion of stumbling in me.

Sawyer New Testament

and blessed is he who shall not be offended with me.

The Emphasized Bible

And, happy, is he, whosoever shall not find occasion of stumbling in me!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended at me.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And blessed is the man who finds no hindrance in me."

Webster

And blessed is he, to whom I shall not be a stumbling block.

Weymouth New Testament

And blessed is every one who does not stumble and fall because of my claims."

Williams New Testament

And happy is the man who finds no cause for stumbling over me."

World English Bible

Blessed is he who is not offended by me."

Worrell New Testament

And happy is he, whosoever shall find no cause of stumbling in Me."

Worsley New Testament

and happy is he who shall not be offended at any thing in me.

Youngs Literal Translation

and happy is he whoever may not be stumbled in me.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

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

μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

σκανδαλίζω 
Skandalizo 
Usage: 10

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

σκανδαλίζω 
Skandalizo 
Usage: 10

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

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 7:23

References

Context Readings

A Question From John The Baptist

22 And He answered and said to them, "Go and report to John what you have seen and heard: the BLIND RECEIVE SIGHT, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, the POOR HAVE THE GOSPEL PREACHED TO THEM. 23 "Blessed is he who does not take offense at Me." 24 When the messengers of John had left, He began to speak to the crowds about John, "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?


Cross References

Isaiah 8:14-15

"Then He shall become a sanctuary; But to both the houses of Israel, a stone to strike and a rock to stumble over, And a snare and a trap for the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

Matthew 11:6

"And blessed is he who does not take offense at Me."

Matthew 13:57-58

And they took offense at Him But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household."

Luke 2:34

And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary His mother, "Behold, this Child is appointed for the fall and rise of many in Israel, and for a sign to be opposed--

John 6:60-66

Therefore many of His disciples, when they heard this said, "This is a difficult statement; who can listen to it?"

Romans 9:32-33

Why? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as though it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone,

1 Corinthians 1:21-28

For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.

1 Corinthians 2:14

But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

1 Peter 2:7-8

This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, "THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE VERY CORNER stone,"

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