Luke 12:13

“And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And one of the company saide vnto him, Master, speake to my brother, that he diuide the inheritance with me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Someone in the crowd said to Him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the {family} inheritance with me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And one out of the multitude said unto him, Teacher, bid my brother divide the inheritance with me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And one of the people said to him, Master, give an order to my brother to make division of the heritage with me.
- Basic English Bible

And a person said to him out of the crowd, Teacher, speak to my brother to divide the inheritance with me.
- Darby Bible

And one of the company said to him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.
- Webster's Bible

Just then a man in the crowd appealed to Him. "Rabbi," he said, "tell my brother to give me a share of the inheritance."
- Weymouth Bible

One of the multitude said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."
- World English Bible

And oon of the puple seide to hym, Maystir, seie to my brothir, that he departe with me the eritage.
- Wycliffe Bible

And a certain one said to him, out of the multitude, `Teacher, say to my brother to divide with me the inheritance.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:13


Lu 12:13 One of the company said. This question concerning the inheritance, and the parable of the Rich Fool that follows, are only found in Luke. Speak to my brother. The man wished to enlist Christ's moral power for his pecuniary advantage. Whether his brother had wronged him or not is not stated, but the Lord's business was not to gain acres of land and money for men.

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