Luke Chapter 11 (1611 Bible)
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And it came to passe, that as he was praying in a certaine place, when hee ceased, one of his disciples said vnto him, Lord, teach vs to pray, as Iohn also taught his disciples.
And hee said vnto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heauen, Halowed be thy Name, Thy kingdome come, Thy will be done as in heauen, so in earth.
Giue vs day by day our dayly bread.
And forgiue vs our sinnes: for we also forgiue euery one that is indebted to vs. And lead vs not into temptation, but deliuer vs from euill.
And he said vnto them, Which of you shall haue a friend, and shall goe vnto him at midnight, and say vnto him, Friend, lend me three loaues.
For a friend of mine in his iourney is come to me, and I haue nothing to set before him,
And he from within shal answere and say, Trouble mee not, the doore is now shut, and my children are with me in bed: I cannot rise and giue thee.
I say vnto you, Though he will not rise, and giue him, because he is his friend: yet because of his importunitie, hee will rise and giue him as many as he needeth.
And I say vnto you, Aske, and it shalbe giuen you: seeke, and ye shal find: knocke, and it shalbe opened vnto you.
For euery one that asketh, receiueth: and he that seeketh, findeth: and to him that knocketh, it shalbe opened.
If a sonne shall aske bread of any of you that is a father, will hee giue him a stone? Or if he aske a fish, will he for a fish giue him a serpent?
Or if he shall aske an egge, will he offer him a scorpion?
If ye then, being euill, know how to giue good gifts vnto your children: how much more shall your heauenly Father giue the holy Spirit to them that aske him?
¶ And he was casting out a deuil, and it was dumbe. And it came to passe, when the deuill was gone out, the dumbe spake: and the people wondred.
But some of them said, Hee casteth out deuils through Beelzebub the chiefe of the deuils.
And other tempting him, sought of him a signe from heauen.
But he knowing their thoughts, said vnto them, Euery kingdome diuided against it selfe, is brought to desolation: and a house diuided against a house, falleth.
If Satan also be diuided against himselfe, how shall his kingdom stand? Because yee say that I cast out deuils through Beelzebub.
And if I by Beelzebub cast out deuils, by whom doe your sonnes cast them out? therefore shall they be your iudges.
But if I with the finger of God cast out deuils, no doubt the kingdome of God is come vpon you.
When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace:
But when a stronger then he shal come vpon him, and ouercome him, hee taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and diuideth his spoiles.
He that is not with me, is against me: and hee that gathereth not with me, scattereth.
When the vncleane spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through drie places, seeking rest: and finding none, he sayth, I will returne vnto my house whence I came out.
And when hee commeth, hee findeth it swept and garnished.
Then goeth he, and taketh to him seuen other spirits more wicked then himselfe, and they enter in, and dwell there, and the last state of that man is worse then the first.
¶ And it came to passe as hee spake these things, a certaine woman of the company lift vp her voice, and said vnto him, Blessed is the wombe that bare thee, and the pappes which thou hast sucked.
But hee said, Yea, rather blessed are they that heare the word of God, and keepe it.
¶ And when the people were gathered thicke together, hee began to say, This is an euill generation, they seeke a signe, and there shall no signe be giuen it, but the signe of Ionas the Prophet:
For as Ionas was a signe vnto the Nineuites, so shall also the Sonne of man be to this generation.
The Queene of the South shall rise vp in the iudgement with the men of this generation, & condemne them: for shee came from the vtmost parts of the earth, to heare the wisedome of Solomon: and behold, a greater then Solomon is here.
The men of Nineue shall rise vp in the iudgement with this generation, and shall condemne it: for they repented at the preaching of Ionas, and behold, a greater then Ionas is here.
No man when he hath lighted a candle, putteth it in a secret place, neither vnder a bushell, but on a candlesticke, that they which come in may see the light.
The light of the body is the eye: therefore when thine eye is single, thy whole body also is full of light: but when thine eye is euill, thy body also is full of darkenesse.
Take heede therefore, that the light which is in thee, be not darknesse.
If thy whole body therefore be full of light, hauing no part darke, the whole shalbe full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doeth giue thee light.
¶ And as he spake, a certaine Pharise besought him to dine with him: and he went in, and sate downe to meate.
And when the Pharise saw it, he marueiled that he had not first washed before dinner.
And the Lord said vnto him, Now doe ye Pharises make cleane the outside of the cup and the platter: but your inward part is full of rauening and wickednesse.
Yee fooles, did not he that made that which is without, make that which is within also?
But rather giue almes of such things as you haue: and behold, all things are cleane vnto you.
But woe vnto you Pharises: for ye tythe Mint and Rue, and all maner of herbes, and passe ouer iudgement, and the loue of God: these ought yee to haue done, and not to leaue the other vndone.
Woe vnto you Pharisees: for ye loue the vppermost seats in the Synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
Woe vnto you Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites: for ye are as graues which appeare not, and the men that walk ouer them, are not aware of them.
¶ Then answered one of the Lawyers, and said vnto him, Master, thus saying, thou reprochest vs also.
And he said, Woe vnto you also ye lawyers: for ye lade men with burdens grieuous to be borne, and ye your selues touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
Woe vnto you: for ye build the sepulchres of the Prophets, and your fathers killed them.
Truely ye beare witnesse that ye allowe the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and yee build their sepulchres.
Therefore also said the wisedome of God, I wil send them Prophets and Apostles, and some of them they shal slay and persecute:
That the blood of all the Prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation,
From the blood of Abel vnto the blood of Zacharias, which perished betweene the Altar and the Temple: Uerely I say vnto you, it shall be required of this generation.
Woe vnto you Lawyers: for ye haue taken away the key of knowledge: ye entred not in your selues, and them that were entring in, ye hindred.
And as he said these things vnto them, the Scribes and the Pharisees began to vrge him vehemently, and to prouoke him to speake of many things:
Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.
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Felicia's Luke Chapter 11 comment on 4/25/2013, 4:14am...
GOD never says how long we have to ask seek and knock think about it we r his kids like our kids bug us we may have to keep on like a child wanting something over and over momma momma momma or daddy daddy daddy u eventually answer what it is never on our time i love this cause it defets everyones doubts. u can call church at bethel in thorsby alabama felicia has a testamony and i have faith never lose faith even when hell on earth falls down around u never leave the only MAN who can fix everything
Petee's Luke Chapter 11 comment about verse 21 on 3/01/2013, 1:07pm...
What does the word "armed" specifically mean according to the original text?
Helen's Luke Chapter 11 comment on 1/27/2013, 12:57am...
I have been reading some comments about Luke 11 here and have one thing to say. These bible words are pretty plain and we need to read them and put them to work. Not dream up some weird allegories which are confusing. The key of knowledge is obtained by fearing God and doing the works he has given for us to do.
CYNTHIA BOWENS's Luke Chapter 11 comment about verse 24 on 1/17/2013, 6:27pm...
When the spirit of idolatry is gone out of the Jewish nation by means of the Babylonian captivity, the Jewish nation is now free from idolatry today. The spirit of idolatry walketh through the abode of demons, seeking rest, and findeth none, the spirit of idolatry saith, I will return into the nation of Israel from whence I came out; and when the spirit of idolatry is come, he findeth the Jewish nation empty, swept, and garnished because of the ministry of John the Baptist and Jesus. Then the spirit of idolatry goes, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of the Jewish nation is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto "this wicked generation" (Race), Matthew 12:43-45.
Jay's Luke Chapter 11 comment on 1/09/2013, 11:52am...
Regarding this prayer in Luke 11:2-
1. There has been and continues to be a great err by pastor's in referring to this prayer as the lord's prayer;
2. This is the disciples prayer in reference to the kingdom of heaven that Jesus was prepared to usher in during his early ministry, but was rejected by his people, the Jews (John 1:11-14);
3. Now this kingdom will be ushered in after the 2nd advent called the millennial reign of Christ. Jesus stated in verse 2 when ye pray (ye=disciples);
4. Jesus never had to ask for forgiveness of trespasses or sins.
This prayer is also found in Matthew 6:9-13.
Vincent's Luke Chapter 11 comment on 1/09/2013, 11:44am...
I am afraid that my intellect is sorely lacking as I can hardly understand some of these comments, but that is my shortcoming. However, what I do understand and I do believe is that, even over the many centuries since the writing of this Gospel, it is almost like Jesus is talking to the generation of today, poised to take over, when the fortunate among us receive His glory.
Garyloyd's Luke Chapter 11 comment on 12/09/2011, 9:40pm...
So we see that the off spring generation that he is speaking to are kenites from 1 chronicles 2:55. Kenites translated are "sons of cain" as you go through the word and see that 2 of every flesh were on the boat of Noah and watch through the scriptures you notice that keeping track of the house of Rechab you can see here in this verse they went from labor workers helping the Priest to even moving into the church and at the end became a portion of the priest that kill Christ and so it was written in Genesis 3:15 the controversy of the seeds began and the statement " and thou ("seed" that translates generations not yet born.)the kenites or satans children killed Christ and were killling prophets and men of God all through the generations.
Garyloyd's Luke Chapter 11 comment on 12/09/2011, 9:22pm...
Just to point out verse 50 "foundation of the world" here is "cast down overthrow"and the generation the "off spring".this speaking of the katabole from the great war where satan who formed a system and took a third of Gods children "stars" and cast them to the earth. The ones spoken of in the Parable of the Sower in Matt. 13. He, Jesus explains it at the end 37 thru 41. Also in Matthew 13:35 foundation there is cast down overthrow.
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