Luke 17:3

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take heed to your selues: If thy brother trespasse against thee, rebuke him, and if he repent, forgiue him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take heed to yourselves: if thy brother sin, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give attention to yourselves: if your brother does wrong, say a sharp word to him; and if he has sorrow for his sin, let him have forgiveness.
- Basic English Bible

Take heed to yourselves: if thy brother should sin, rebuke him; and if he should repent, forgive him.
- Darby Bible

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother shall trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he shall repent forgive him.
- Webster's Bible

Be on your guard. "If your brother acts wrongly, reprove him; and if he is sorry, forgive him;
- Weymouth Bible

Be careful. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him. If he repents, forgive him.
- World English Bible

Take ye hede you silf; if thi brothir hath synned ayens thee, blame hym; and if he do penaunce, foryyue hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Take heed to yourselves, and, if thy brother may sin in regard to thee, rebuke him, and if he may reform, forgive him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 17:3


17:3 Take heed to yourselves - That ye neither offend others, nor be offended by others. #Mt 18:15|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 17:3


Lu 17:3,4 If thy brother shall trespass against thee, rebuke him. See notes on Mt 18:15-22. Observe that kind rebuke, as well as forgiveness, is a duty.

Discussion for Luke 17

  • Bruce
    Mary N: Isaiah4:1 Women we're looking for a husband because a lot of men died in war. Many women are willing to marry one man to take away their reproach! They'll take care of their own needs,it won't cost him anything! Their a outcast! not married no garment,his name!
    Without a wedding garment we are an outcast! Matthew22:12-14, are you John6:44,1John1:9,Matthew 3:11
    Changed ll Corinthians5:17
  • Helen B
    To Mary Nickel. See Isaiah 4 verse 1 And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man,saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach. Read chapter 3 to better understand this verse.




  • Mary Nickell
    My dad had told me long ago about women being so bad in the last days, and the Bible saying that they would be begging for a man and man would have nothing more to do with them. Was trying to find it and am having trouble with looking for it. If you could find it, I would appreciate it. Thank you
  • Isaac
    from that event there is a lesson of tithe. Ten were heal right? one came back to say THANK u. I found out that Jesus now bless and prayed for him initially he didn't he only sent them. so when we pay tithe from what He has bless us with he add more and increases it, remember also when you say thank you, you enroll for more blessing. 1 return, and he was enroll for more blessing.
  • Irene123
    v. 17 - the 9 that were healed - were just physically healed; the 'one' was spiritually healed - saved. also - this praise the one gave Jesus was done in public and was a witness to many others. we are to be witnesses of him.
  • Eric
    And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked:

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