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Luke 8:19–21

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Luke 8:19–21 — The New International Version (NIV)

19 Now Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but they were not able to get near him because of the crowd. 20 Someone told him, “Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you.”

21 He replied, My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and put it into practice.”

Luke 8:19–21 — English Standard Version (ESV)

19 Then his mother and his brothers came to him, but they could not reach him because of the crowd. 20 And he was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, desiring to see you.” 21 But he answered them, My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it.”

Luke 8:19–21 — New Living Translation (NLT)

19 Then Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but they couldn’t get to him because of the crowd. 20 Someone told Jesus, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, and they want to see you.”

21 Jesus replied, My mother and my brothers are all those who hear God’s word and obey it.”

Luke 8:19–21 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

19 Then His mother and brothers came to Him, and could not approach Him because of the crowd. 20 And it was told Him by some, who said, “Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, desiring to see You.”

21 But He answered and said to them, My mother and My brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it.”

Luke 8:19–21 — New Century Version (NCV)

19 Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him, but there was such a crowd they could not get to him. 20 Someone said to Jesus, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you.”

21 Jesus answered them, “My mother and my brothers are those who listen to God’s teaching and obey it!”

Luke 8:19–21 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

19 And there came to him his mother and brethren, and they could not come at him for the crowd. 20 And it was told him, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to see thee. 21 But he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brethren are these that hear the word of God, and do it.

Luke 8:19–21 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

19 And his mother and his brethren came to him, and could not get to him because of the crowd. 20 And it was told him saying, Thy mother and thy brethren stand without, wishing to see thee. 21 But he answering said to them, My mother and my brethren are those who hear the word of God and do it.

Luke 8:19–21 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

19 His mother and his brothers came to see him. But they couldn’t meet with him because of the crowd. 20 Someone told Jesus, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside. They want to see you.” 

21 He answered them, “My mother and my brothers are those who hear and do what God’s word says.” 

Luke 8:19–21 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

19 Then His mother and brothers came to Him, but they could not meet with Him because of the crowd. 20 He was told, “Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, wanting to see You.”

21 But He replied to them, My mother and My brothers are those who hear and do the word of God.”

Luke 8:19–21 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 Then his mother and his brothers came to him, but they could not reach him because of the crowd. 20 And he was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, wanting to see you.” 21 But he said to them, My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it.”

Luke 8:19–21 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

19 Now his mother and brothers came to him, and they were not able to meet with him because of the crowd. 20 And it was reported to him, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside wanting to see you.” 21 But he answered and said to them, “These are my mother and my brothers—the ones who hear the word of God and do it.

Luke 8:19–21 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

19 Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him. But they could not get near him because of the crowd. 20 Someone told him, “Your mother and brothers are standing outside. They want to see you.”

21 He replied, “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and do what it says.”

Luke 8:19–21 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

19 And His mother and brothers came to Him, and they were unable to get to Him because of the crowd.

20 And it was reported to Him, “Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, wishing to see You.”

21 But He answered and said to them, My mother and My brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it.”


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