Luke 12:59

“I tell thee, Thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast payd the very last mite.”

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Other Translations

I tell thee, thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast paid the very last mite.
- King James Version

"I say to you, you will not get out of there until you have paid the very last cent."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I say unto thee, Thou shalt by no means come out thence, till thou have paid the very last mite.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I say to you, You will not come out of it till you have made payment to the very last farthing.
- Basic English Bible

I say unto thee, Thou shalt in no wise come out thence until thou hast paid the very last mite.
- Darby Bible

I tell thee, thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast paid the very last mite.
- Webster's Bible

Never, I tell you, will you get free till you have paid the last farthing."
- Weymouth Bible

I tell you, you will by no means get out of there, until you have paid the very last penny."
- World English Bible

Y seie to thee, thou schalt not go fro thennus, til thou yelde the laste ferthing.
- Wycliffe Bible

I say to thee, thou mayest not come forth thence till even the last mite thou mayest give back.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:59


12:59 A mite - was about the third part of a farthing sterling.


Discussion for Luke 12

  • Ama
    As the moth is drawn to The brightness of the flame, my heart melts in your the fiery light of your word.
  • Obbie Beal
    57-59 Jesus mind is on Salvation, so HE use an ‘earthly parable of a ‘legal proceeding’ to instruct them /us on ‘a process’ that everyone can freely apply to ourselves thereby resolve the ‘personal issue’ of not being saved (see John 3:16-21); rightly following John 3:16 will save you or I, thereby we avoid the sentencing hearing seen in Rev:20:12-15).
  • Obbie Beal
    54-56 ..., ..., Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, especially, Revelation).
  • Obbie Beal
    54-56 Jesus warns them /us of our failure to rightly recognize the Signs-of-the-Time (read the entire book of Mathew, Mark, Luke, John,
  • Obbie Beal
    51-53 Jesus prepares their /our heart and mind with a 'truth'; a 'truth' then and still a truth in 2019.
  • Obbie Beal
    51-53 Jesus prepare their /our mind

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