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

  • 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.
  • A disciple
    "..hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time? Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?" Our life in this present evil world is a probationary period until the Day of Reckoning and Eternal Judgment. Good discernment orders its life with a view toward that day in hope of finding mercy, acceptance and salvation.
  • A disciple
    "..Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known." We repent of our sins and begin from that day forward to live with our back to the world and all our old ways, and start reading our Bibles every day, and change our behavior. Over time we experience all outward show being burned up.

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