Luke 12:3

“Therefore, whatsoeuer yee haue spoken in darkenesse, shall bee heard in the light: and that which yee haue spoken in the eare, in closets, shal be proclaimed vpon the house tops.”

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Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
- King James Version

"Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Wherefore whatsoever ye have said in the darkness shall be heard in the light; and what ye have spoken in the ear in the inner chambers shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So, whatever you have said in the dark, will come to men's hearing in the light, and what you have said secretly inside the house, will be made public from the house-tops.
- Basic English Bible

therefore whatever ye have said in the darkness shall be heard in the light, and what ye have spoken in the ear in chambers shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.
- Darby Bible

Therefore, whatever ye have spoken in darkness, shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets, shall be proclaimed upon the house-tops.
- Webster's Bible

Whatever therefore you have said in the dark, will be heard in the light; and what you have whispered within closed doors will be proclaimed from the house-tops.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light. What you have spoken in the ear in the inner rooms will be proclaimed on the housetops.
- World English Bible

For whi tho thingis that ye han seid in derknessis, schulen be seid in liyt; and that that ye han spokun in eere in the couchis, schal be prechid in roofes.
- Wycliffe Bible

because whatever in the darkness ye said, in the light shall be heard: and what to the ear ye spake in the inner-chambers, shall be proclaimed upon the house-tops.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:3


12:3 #Mt 10:27|.


Discussion for Luke 12

  • Obbie Beal
    verse 8-9, a large amount of people is listing to JESUS and HE explained to them the blessing of acknowledging HIM as the SAVIOR of the world; plus JESUS explained the results for denying HIM.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 6-7 Jesus reminds us AGAIN of HIS knowledge of knowing all things (see the sparrow /birds above) especially how well HE knows us individually, therefore HE repeat to us again fear not; fear (especially self inflected fear) will rob /steal from us in one way or another, especially when it convince us refuse JESUS as our SAVIOR which result in spending eternity in hell.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 5 Jesus warn us to fear HIM that has power to kill and cast that same person into hell.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 2-3 Jesus teach us how records are kept on us individually; our personals actions or no-action (hands, tongues, heart/ thoughts,) is entered in a super .... THAT belonging to Jehovah / God; (though not mention here, GOD also has a plan called FORGIVENESS and when we exercise our rights through JESUS our 'recorded sins' are forgiven. Thank GOD for Jesus. WOW! WOW! WOW!
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 1 warns us of the danger of hypocrisy; here we see it taught /lived by those holding a leadership role; in this example above hypocrisy is small like 1-grain of sand, but very powerful; it is easily believed; it quickly spread faster then wild fire and just as destructive, especially when conceived by the heart / a by-stander.
  • Ken
    Luke 12:2 is awfully similar to the Beatles' 2nd verse in the song, "All you need is love"

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