Luke 12:4

“And I say vnto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that, haue no more that they can doe.”

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And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
- King James Version

"I say to you, My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that have no more that they can do.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I say to you, my friends, Have no fear of those who may put the body to death, and are able to do no more than that.
- Basic English Bible

But I say to you, my friends, Fear not those who kill the body and after this have no more that they can do.
- Darby Bible

And I say to you, my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
- Webster's Bible

But to you who are my friends I say, `Be not afraid of those who kill the body and after that can do nothing further.
- Weymouth Bible

I tell you, my friends, don't be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do.
- World English Bible

And Y seie to you, my freendis, be ye not a ferd of hem that sleen the bodie, and aftir these thingis han no more what thei schulen do.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And I say to you, my friends, be not afraid of those killing the body, and after these things are not having anything over to do;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:4


12:4 But I say to you, Fear not - Let not the fear of man make you act the hypocrite, or conceal any thing which I have commissioned you to publish.


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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