", "For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/egt/luke-14.html. . American Tract Society. 11. ταπεινωθήσεται. Luke 14:11 Cross References ... For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” Luke 18:14. Take heed how you mistake the vile counterfeit of a noble ambition for the true coin; there are some among whom to be first is to be abased; there are some places where to be chief is to be most depraved. But without absolute surrender of self the contest is hopeless ( Luke 14:33 ). It requires care to understand the proper connexion between piety and charity in observing the sabbath, and the distinction between works of real necessity and habits of self-indulgence. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cgt/luke-14.html. It is similar to the Parable of the Wedding Feast (Matthew 22:1-14), but with some significant differences. 22. yet there is room--implying that these classes had embraced the invitation ( Matthew 21:32 , 12:37 , last clause; John 7:48 John 7:49 ); and beautifully expressing the longing that should fill the hearts of ministers to see their Master's table filled. "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.". Not proud or haughty; not arrogant or assertive; a spirit of deference or submission. First future passive. Their secondary meanings are "to praise" and "to disparage." "Commentary on Luke 14:11". BibliographyRobertson, A.T. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". ‘Lord, is it I?’—Assuredly to the fullest extent of that His assertion so shall it be; and of those included in it none shall escape. How is this met? II. all now ready--pointing undoubtedly to the now ripening preparations for the great Gospel call. For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. The first seat, so claimed, could only be held for a moment, till the host came. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/luke-14.html. "For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. 7-11. a parable--showing that His design was not so much to inculcate mere politeness or good manners, as underneath this to teach something deeper ( Luke 14:11 ). II. Our Lord avoids the appearance of personality by this delicate allusion to a different kind of entertainment than this of his host [BENGEL]. Salem Media Group. What I'm saying is, If you walk around with your nose in the air, you're going to end up flat on your face. The "great multitudes" were doubtless people going to the passover, who moved along in clusters ( Luke 2:44 ), and who on this occasion falling in with our Lord had formed themselves into one mass about Him. The apostles were to turn to the Gentiles, when the Jews refused the offer; and with them the church was filled. All found some pretence to put off their attendance. Ver. But it was reserved for the matchless Teacher to utter articulately, and apply to the regulation of the minutest features of social life, such great laws of the Kingdom of God, as that of Luke 14:11 . The Lord had naturally included his host in the remarks addressed to the guests; but he reserved a very special word for the host himself. 1897-1910. But the one who humbles himself will find that he is unexpectedly exalted, and it will come as a complete surprise, and if he belongs to Christ he will receive his reward, partly because he does not expect one. But our Lord did not mean that a proud and unbelieving liberality should be rewarded, but that his precept of doing good to the poor and afflicted should be observed from love to him. 12 Those along the path are the ones who hear, and then the devil comes and takes away the word from their hearts, so that they may not believe and be saved. This reproves the Jewish nation for their neglect of the offers of Christ's grace. HEALING OF A DROPSICAL MAN, AND MANIFOLD TEACHINGS AT A SABBATH FEAST. (2) "We have no proper dress, and are ill in order for such a presence." Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. Name them. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". 1865-1868. . Read: Luke 14:7-11. The Meaning of Humility. If so, share. ", Luke 14:11 (CSB) Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. . Go to, "For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. Broadman Press 1932,33. 18. all began to make excuse--(Compare Matthew 22:5 ). "Commentary on Luke 14:11". Humbled. All who lift themselves up will be brought low, and those who make themselves low will be lifted up. The Lord states a general law, but the final adjustment is often left to another state of being. Luke 11:14. For whoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. BibliographyWhedon, Daniel. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". What I'm saying is, If you walk around with your nose in the air, you're going to end up flat on your face. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted. For whoever uplifts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be uplifted. "Family Bible New Testament". 2012. 24. Luke 14; OUR DAILY BREAD (et al) Devotionals. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". ", For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”, For all who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.". Clarke's Luke 14:11 Bible Commentary For whosoever exalteth himself, etc. Luke 14:11 (TMB) This parable then was a lesson for the Pharisees especially, but also for Jesus" disciples and everyone else present, on the importance of humility. He does not wish us to blind our reason, and to say that that is good which conscience and common sense tell us to be mean and bad. But it is the slight put upon him, the sense of which is intended to be marked by this word. KING JAMES VERSION (KJV) TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT. The second passage (Luke 14:7-11) is Jesus’ response to the social posturing he sees at a banquet. The Bible Study Questions (Luke 14:7-11) • What did Jesus notice in Luke 14:7? The very poor and low in the world, shall be as welcome to Christ as the rich and great; and many times the gospel has the greatest success among those that labour under worldly disadvantages and bodily infirmities. Charles Schribner's Sons. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". “ For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. ", Luke 14:11 (NRSA) 15-24. when one . For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up. g.]. BibliographyPett, Peter. BibliographyConstable, Thomas. 11. whosoever, &c.--couching them in a chaste simplicity and proverbial terseness of style which makes them "apples of gold in a setting of silver.". 11 “This is the meaning of the parable: The seed is the word of God. ", To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient, John Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, Robertson's Word Pictures in the New Testament, For everyone that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted, II. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wen/luke-14.html. BibliographyCoffman, James Burton. . 1874-1909. Copyright StatementThe text of this work is public domain. As an example of the first clause, see Isaiah 14:13-15; of the second, Philippians 2:5-11. ADDRESS TO GREAT MULTITUDES TRAVELLING WITH HIM. Whosoever exalteth himself—Men do indeed often act on the reverse o this maxim. Luke 14:1-24 . 8. wedding--and seating thyself at the wedding feast. Christ's house shall at last be filled; it will be so when the number of the elect is completed. Luke 14:25-35 . The proudest and most daring sinner cannot stand against God, for who knows the power of his anger? For whosoever exalteth him sylfe shalbe brought lowe. 1897. Copyright StatementThe New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. This was only a trait of it. BibliographyNisbet, James. All who make themselves great will be made humble, but those who make themselves humble will be made great. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/scn/luke-14.html. 1685. Scripture is full of similar testimonies, that God is an enemy to all who desire to exalt themselves, as all who claim for themselves any merit must of necessity make war with Him. All other rights reserved. BibliographyNicoll, William R. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". for every one that exalts himself shall be abased, and he that abases himself shall be exalted. Used by permission of Broadman Press (Southern Baptist Sunday School Board). Thus, this parable prophetically contemplates the extension of the kingdom of God to the whole world; and spiritually, directs the Gospel invitations to be carried to the lowest strata, and be brought in contact with the outermost circles, of human society. How may men cultivate humility? (11) Whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased.—The reproduction of the teaching in words which are almost an echo of these, in 1 Peter 5:5, is interesting as showing the impression which it had made on the minds of the disciples. BibliographyTrapp, John. Three excuses, given as specimens of the rest, answer to "the care of this world" ( Luke 14:18 ), "the deceitfulness of riches" ( Luke 14:19 ), and "the pleasures of this life" ( Luke 14:20 ), which "choke the word" ( Matthew 13:22 and Luke 8:14 ). Participants in the kingdom and honored guests in the kingdom would be those who humbled themselves by following Jesus. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". This is one of the sayings which we gather from the Gospels to have been frequently in our Lord's mouth, and this means that it had some variety of application—now graver, now lighter. Jesus saw, and as He saw He left us one of those Divine sayings which have become the heritage of mankind, and will remain such for all time—‘Whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased.’. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. For whosoever exalts himself shall be abased, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted. On the contrary, impudence and assumption often have their rewards from men, by securing a consideration of their claims. (1-6) He teaches humility. 21. came, and showed, &c.--saying as in Isaiah 53:1 . Proverbs 25:6-7). ", For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”, For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. Humility, on the other hand, must be not only an unfeigned abasement, but a real annihilation of ourselves, proceeding from a thorough knowledge of our own weakness, the entire absence of lofty pretensions, and a conviction that whatever excellence we possess comes from the grace of God alone. 2 And look! "Commentary on Luke 14:11". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jfu/luke-14.html. "Peter Pett's Commentary on the Bible ". If thou art His, expect this every day. But if you're content to be simply yourself, you will become more than yourself. 9. the lowest--not a lower merely [BENGEL]. The Greek word, synagō, here has the sense "turn into cash," rather than its normal meaning … 2. This clause makes it evident that ambition was the subject of which Christ was speaking; for he does not state what usually happens in the ordinary life of men, but declares that God will be their Judge, who resisteth the proud, and humbleth their haughtiness, but giveth grace to the humble, (James 4:6; 1 Peter 5:5; Psalms 138:6.) 14. blessed--acting from disinterested, god-like compassion for the wretched. "E.W. Church Pulpit Commentary. For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. (7-14) Parable of the great supper. And yet history warns the proud man and the proud nation to beware. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jab/luke-14.html. Shall be exalted; honored; raised to higher dignity and influence. What our Lord said was typical. Renewal 1960. This parable must not be confounded with that of Proverbs 1:24-33 ; The Marriage Supper, Matthew 22:2-14 ). For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased ; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted . Normally, dropsy would take a few days to subside, but this man went from being bloated to instantly being normal. DD. Used by Permission. heard . https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/fam/luke-14.html. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". It would appear that this is a set up, for they had a man with dropsy there at … BibliographyJamieson, Robert, D.D. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". . Luke 14:1-14 A New Tradition; Luke 14:7-14 I'll Pay You Later; Luke 14:7-14 Radical And Upside-Down; Luke 14:7-14 Guest List Luke 14:11 Whosoever exalteth himself, etc. 11.For every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled. May we seek to be disciples indeed, and be careful not to grow slack in our profession, or afraid of the cross; that we may be the good salt of the earth, to season those around us with the savour of Christ. (Luke 15:11-16 RSV) In this section of the story, Jesus deliberately sets before us two remarkable things. The meaning, however, is that no exercise of principle is involved in it, as selfishness itself will suffice to prompt to it ( Matthew 5:46 Matthew 5:47 ). ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. • What does it … On the surface He seemed to point not so much to the spiritual fault which was at the root of the pushing for the first seats, as to its futility, to the punishment which certainly and speedily overtook. But when He thus speaks, Whose eye nothing escapes, Who sees all from the beginning to the end, the saying carries with it an admonition to solemn self-searching. 1 It happened, when he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees on a Sabbath to eat bread, that they were watching him….. Luke 14:11 (WNT) The Parable Of The Guests At The Wedding Feast. For whoever exalts himself (that is the conduct) will be humbled (that is what God’s response to the person’s conduct will be at the judgment. For death is a great leveller. Luke 14:11, ESV: "For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”" Luke 14:11, KJV: "For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted." "Commentary on Luke 14:11". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/pet/luke-14.html. "Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges". For every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. One of the repeated sayings of Jesus (Luke 18:14; Matthew 23:12). For every man who gives himself a high place will be put down, but he who takes a low place will be lifted up. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/luke-14.html. A little later, Jesus would return to this same subject by relating the story of the Pharisee and the publican (Luke 18:9ff); but here he announced the eternal ethic of humility. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". BibliographyCalvin, John. The principle here set forth was repeated by our Lord on a number of occasions (Matthew 23:12; Luke 18:14), and formed one of the main truths of His teaching. Luke 14:11 (CEB) . For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". "Vincent's Word Studies in the New Testament". ", Luke 14:11 (GW) streets and lanes--historically, those within the same pale of "the city" of God as the former class, but the despised and outcasts of the nation, the "publicans and sinners" [TRENCH]; generally, all similar classes, usually overlooked in the first provision for supplying the means of grace to a community, half heathen in the midst of revealed light, and in every sense miserable. (15-24) The necessity of consideration and self-denial. Luke 14:11 (YLT) "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". Luke 14:12 Then said he also to him that bade him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, neither thy kinsmen, nor thy rich neighbours; lest they also bid thee again, and a recompence be made thee. Nobody is represented as saying, I will not come; nay, all the answers imply that but for certain things they would come, and when these are out of the way they will come. Say: Jesus noticed how the guests picked the places of honor at the table. The principle operates in the present and in the future. The one who exalts himself will find that he is at some stage humbled. 13 Those on the rocky ground are the ones who receive the word with joy when they hear it, but they have no root. W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton. BibliographyAlford, Henry. compel them to come in--not as if they would make the "excuses" of the first class, but because it would be hard to get them over two difficulties: (1) "We are not fit company for such a feast." Those who honor themselves will be humbled, but people who humble themselves will be honored. ', Christ heals a man on the sabbath. Intro. 26, 27. ", For those who make themselves great will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be made great. II. I tell you, this man went down to his house justified, rather than the other. Note the simple manner Luke reports this miracle: Jesus took hold of the man, healed him, and sent him away. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/luke-14.html. For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased ; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted . "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". Luke 14:11 (WBT) For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. EXEGESIS: LUKE 14:1-6. They will thus have genuine God-like quality and have been genuine. Luke 14:11 (RHE) Jesus bids them count upon it, and then consider of it. (Luke 15:13) The younger son's share of the estate may have been partly in land, but the phrase "got together all he had" indicates that he sold what he needed to and turned his share into portable capital. Lukas 14:11 (OJB) Commentary on Luke 11:29-36 (Read Luke 11:29-36) Christ promised that there should be one sign more given, even the sign of Jonah the prophet; which in Matthew is explained, as meaning the resurrection of Christ; and he warned them to improve this sign. For a true ambition is nothing more than an instinctive desire to do our best, and to find a sphere in which we may have full play for all those powers with which God has endowed us, and that is good for us all to have. chief rooms--principal seats, in the middle part of the couch on which they reclined at meals, esteemed the most honorable. “Men” will perpetually endeavor to bring down those who endeavor to exalt themselves; and it is a part of God‘s regular plan to abase the proud, to bring down the lofty, to raise up those that be bowed down, and show “his” favors to those who are poor and needy. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.". https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/luke-14.html. Many a preacher has failed because he sought a place that was beyond his ability. He said, “Suppose someone invites you to a wedding feast. As Barclay suggested, "Many a man has decided to burn his clubs after watching the Golf Open Championship. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. Luke 14:11 (ASV) 1832. 11 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” (Read full chapter BibliographyEdwards, Justin. Luke doesn’t say anything about the man’s or the witnesses’ reaction. “Men” will perpetually endeavor to bring down those who endeavor to exalt themselves; and it is a part of God‘s regular plan to abase the proud, to bring down the lofty, to raise up those that be bowed down, and show “his” favors to those who are poor and needy. Luke 13:30; Luke 18:14; Matthew 23:12). Our Lord's reply is in substance this: "The great Feast is prepared already; the invitations are issued, but declined; the feast, notwithstanding, shall not want abundance of guests; but not one of its present contemners--who shall yet come to sue for admission--shall be allowed to taste of it." And even though he never learns it in this life, he will certainly learn it in the world beyond the grave. Luke 14:11. 2013. 1870. For everyone that exalteth himself shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. B. Humility is a modest estimation of one's self. In this case a spiritual meaning lies under the social instruction. "The Adam Clarke Commentary". Now it happened, as He went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees to eat bread on the Sabbath, that they watched Him closely. It is a manifestation of pride to boast of the gifts of God, as if there were any excellence in ourselves, that would exalt us on the ground of our own merit. . Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Luke 14:1, 7-14 . 16. a great supper--(Compare Isaiah 25:6 ). I. Copyright StatementThese files are a derivative of an electronic edition prepared from text scanned by Woodside Bible Fellowship.This expanded edition of the Jameison-Faussett-Brown Commentary is in the public domain and may be freely used and distributed. Jesus’ critics accused Jesus of being a winebibber and a glutton (7:34). Wisdom from above, teaches patient perseverance in well-doing. All who lift themselves up will be brought low, and those who make themselves low will be lifted up. Do not take the place of honor. But if you're content to be simply yourself, you will become more than yourself. Luke 14:11 (LEB) How embarassing! 1876. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tfg/luke-14.html. It shows also the backwardness there is to close with the gospel call. Humiliation vs. Humility. It affects all relations. Copyright StatementJames Burton Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. Luke 14:11 Context. These files were made available by Mr. Ernie Stefanik. The whole process of our time of trial here below will be a continued succession of examples of casting down ourselves, and exalting God within us. The efforts of the self-seeker will have been put into attaining for himself the highest degree of status, into glorifying himself, and will prove finally to have been wasted effort. For all who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.". "Sermon Bible Commentary". a man who had dropsy was in front of him. To get what Luke 14:11 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity. BibliographyClarke, Adam. 1863-1878. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". All rights reserved. Either in the above way, or any other, shall be abased, humbled and mortified: and he that humbleth himself; behaves in an humble and modest manner. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/luke-14.html. EATING BREAD WITH PHARISEES. 1983-1999. For whosoever] {See Trapp on "Matthew 23:12"}. Then the guests would be sorted; to have placed himself too low would bring credit, and to have placed himself too high humiliation. Have you ever inadvertantly assumed someone was waving at you or talking to you but then you realize they were aiming for someone behind you instead? Because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but everyone who humbles himself will be exalted. For whoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. Luke 14:11. πᾶς, every one) A weighty word. Standard Publishing Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. "Commentary on Luke 14:11". Luke 14:11 (SBLG) For whosoever exalteth himself shall be abased, and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted. Their primary meanings are "to lift up" and "to lower." For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.". 1896. For each that enhanceth himself, shall be lowed [shall be made low]; and he that meeketh himself, shall be highed. Thomas Coke Commentary on the Holy Bible. For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.”, Luke 14:11 (NKJV) ", Because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but everyone who humbles himself will be exalted. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/sbc/luke-14.html. (2) Though the contest for salvation be on our part an awfully unequal one, the human will, in the exercise of that "faith which overcometh the world" ( 1 John 5:4 ), and nerved by power from above, which "out of weakness makes it strong" ( Hebrews 11:34 , 1 Peter 1:5 ), becomes heroical and will come off "more than conqueror." Luke uses that phrase, “word of God,” frequently (3:2; 8:11, 21; 11:28; Acts 4:31; 6:2, 7; 8:14; 11:1; 13:5, 7, 46; 17:13; 18:11). "O why should the spirit of mortal be proud?" For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. 1765. 1840-57. Answer: The Parable of the Great Banquet is found in Luke 14:15-24. BibliographyVincent, Marvin R. DD. of "Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament". Jesus Tells A Story About People Who Seek Honor For Themselves. 1851. Question: "What is the meaning of the Parable of the Great Banquet (Luke 14:15-24)?" For those who make themselves great will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be made great. "It is the part of ministers to report to the Lord in their prayers the compliance or refusal of their hearers" [BENGEL]. Humility is the necessary and inevitable attitude of a Christian soul—of a soul which keeps in sight the revelation of God in Jesus Christ, which knows itself a child of God, fallen, lost, yet restored and pardoned in Him. a recompense be given thee--a fear the world is not afflicted with [BENGEL]. ", All who make themselves great will be made humble, but those who make themselves humble will be made great. 13. call the poor--"Such God Himself calls" ( Luke 14:21 ) [BENGEL]. First, he tells a parable. His response, according to Luke, is two-fold. Luke 14 Notes; JAMES NISBET'S - Church Pulpit Commentary. Luke 14:11 (KJVA) - This is the unchangeable conduct of God: he is ever abasing the proud, and giving grace, honor, and glory to the humble. Each differs from the other, and each has its own plausibility, but all come to the same result: "We have other things to attend to, more pressing just now." All rights reserved. BibliographyGill, John. One is the freedom this young man sought, and the other is the freedom he actually found. Only be held for a moment, till the host came, & c. -- as... - Undivided Consecration ; NET Bible Notes for those who humble themselves will be,! Can do this in two ways: ( 1 ) they can do this in two:... Most impressive force ; ch `` Coffman Commentaries reproduced by permission of Christian. A. Healing on the Whole of this man went from being bloated to instantly being normal seen as worthy true. 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