34 and saying, "It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon."

Other Translations of Luke 24:34

King James Version

34 Saying, The Lord is risen indeed, and hath appeared to Simon.

English Standard Version

34 saying, "The Lord has risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!"

The Message

34 talking away: "It's really happened! The Master has been raised up - Simon saw him!"

New King James Version

34 saying, "The Lord is risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!"

New Living Translation

34 who said, "The Lord has really risen! He appeared to Peter. "

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Luke 24:34

Commentary on Luke 24:28-35

(Read Luke 24:28-35)

If we would have Christ dwell with us, we must be earnest with him. Those that have experienced the pleasure and profit of communion with him, cannot but desire more of his company. He took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them. This he did with his usual authority and affection, with the same manner, perhaps with the same words. He here teaches us to crave a blessing on every meal. See how Christ by his Spirit and grace makes himself known to the souls of his people. He opens the Scriptures to them. He meets them at his table, in the ordinance of the Lord's supper; is known to them in breaking of bread. But the work is completed by the opening of the eyes of their mind; yet it is but short views we have of Christ in this world, but when we enter heaven, we shall see him for ever. They had found the preaching powerful, even when they knew not the preacher. Those Scriptures which speak of Christ, will warm the hearts of his true disciples. That is likely to do most good, which affects us with the love of Jesus in dying for us. It is the duty of those to whom he has shown himself, to let others know what he has done for their souls. It is of great use for the disciples of Christ to compare their experiences, and tell them to each other.