Luke 12:14

“And he said vnto him, Man, who made mee a iudge, or a diuider ouer you?”

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Other Translations

And he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
- King James Version

But He said to him, "Man, who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he said, Man, who made me a judge or a maker of decisions for you?
- Basic English Bible

But he said to him, Man, who established me [as] a judge or a divider over you?
- Darby Bible

And he said to him, Man, who made me a judge, or a divider over you?
- Webster's Bible

Man, He replied, "who has constituted me a judge or arbitrator over you?"
- Weymouth Bible

But he said to him, "Man, who made me a judge or an arbitrator over you?"
- World English Bible

And he seyde to hym, Man, who ordeynede me a domesman, or a departere, on you?
- Wycliffe Bible

And he said to him, `Man, who set me a judge or a divider over you?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:14


12:14 Who made me a judge? - In worldly things. His kingdom is not of this world.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:14


Lu 12:14 Who made me a judge or a divider over you? It was not his mission to look after temporal gains, but to save the souls of men.

Discussion for Luke 12

  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 12:15 and HE said unto them take heed and beware of covetousness for a mans life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth JOHN 14:6 JESUS saith unto him I am the way the truth AND THE LIFE no man cometh unto THE FATHER but by ME JOHN 6:63 it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing THE WORDS that I SPEAK unto you they are spirit and THEY ARE LIFE
  • Stephen B
    5 And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit? This has nothing to do with your 'height'. This means by thinking you can not add one second to the years of your life.

  • BSP
    If we closely observe the ravens or birds we see that they are fed and are clothed with beautiful feathers. If Jehovah God takes care of these creatures, how much more so will he take care of us?
  • Geraldine Bulos
    Why worry? Remember there is GOD our GOD the Omnipotent, Omnipresence, Omniscient. Mighty of all. The LORD of all. Hallelujah!
  • BSP
    Jehovah God cares for the birds by giving them what is needed to feed them and make sure they are clothed. If God cares for the birds, we can have confidence that he will care for our needs.
  • BSP
    Verse 4~ The worst thing another human can do to us is to put us to death. Our everlasting life lies in the hands of Jehovah God and it is to him that we should be faithful and loyal to in everything.

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