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Luke 11:27–28

27 While 1Jesus was saying these things, one of the women in the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “aBlessed is the womb that bore You and the breasts at which You nursed.”

28 But He said, On the contrary, blessed are athose who hear the word of God and observe it.”

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Luke 11:27–28 — The New International Version (NIV)

27 As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, “Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you.”

28 He replied, Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”

Luke 11:27–28 — English Standard Version (ESV)

27 As he said these things, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts at which you nursed!” 28 But he said, Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Luke 11:27–28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

27 And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. 28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Luke 11:27–28 — New Living Translation (NLT)

27 As he was speaking, a woman in the crowd called out, “God bless your mother—the womb from which you came, and the breasts that nursed you!”

28 Jesus replied, But even more blessed are all who hear the word of God and put it into practice.”

Luke 11:27–28 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

27 And it happened, as He spoke these things, that a certain woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that bore You, and the breasts which nursed You!”

28 But He said, More than that, blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Luke 11:27–28 — New Century Version (NCV)

27 As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out to Jesus, “Blessed is the mother who gave birth to you and nursed you.”

28 But Jesus said, “No, blessed are those who hear the teaching of God and obey it.”

Luke 11:27–28 — American Standard Version (ASV)

27 And it came to pass, as he said these things, a certain woman out of the multitude lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the breasts which thou didst suck. 28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

Luke 11:27–28 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

27 And it came to pass as he spake these things, a certain woman, lifting up her voice out of the crowd, said to him, Blessed is the womb that has borne thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked. 28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they who hear the word of God and keep it.

Luke 11:27–28 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

27 While Jesus was speaking, a woman in the crowd shouted, “How blessed is the mother who gave birth to you and the breasts that nursed you.” 

28 Jesus replied, “Rather, how blessed are those who hear and obey God’s word.” 

Luke 11:27–28 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 As He was saying these things, a woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “The womb that bore You and the one who nursed You are blessed!”

28 He said, Even more, those who hear the word of God and keep it are blessed!”

Luke 11:27–28 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 While he was saying this, a woman in the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!” 28 But he said, Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it!”

Luke 11:27–28 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

27 Now it happened that as he said these things, a certain woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to him, “Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breasts at which you nursed!” 28 But he said, “On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God and follow it!”

Luke 11:27–28 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

27 As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out. She shouted, “Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you.”

28 He replied, “Instead, blessed are those who hear God’s word and obey it.”


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