Luke 17:5

“And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the Apostles said vnto the Lord, Increase our faith.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the twelve said to the Lord, Make our faith greater.
- Basic English Bible

And the apostles said to the Lord, Give more faith to us.
- Darby Bible

And the apostles said to the Lord, Increase our faith.
- Webster's Bible

And the Apostles said to the Lord, "Give us faith."
- Weymouth Bible

The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith."
- World English Bible

And the apostlis seiden to the Lord, Encrese to vs feith.
- Wycliffe Bible

And the apostles said to the Lord, `Add to us faith;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 17:5


17:5 Lord, increase our faith - That we may thus forgive, and may neither offend nor be offended. #Mt 17:20|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 17:5


Lu 17:5 Increase our faith. They desire more faith. In the face of the overwhelming odds against them, the general unbelief, and the fact that Jesus would not be the kind of a Christ that they and all the Jews had expected, they felt the need of more faith.

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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