Luke 12:32

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Feare not, litle flocke, for it is your fathers good pleasure to giue you the kingdome.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has chosen gladly to give you the kingdom.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Have no fear, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
- Basic English Bible

Fear not, little flock, for it has been the good pleasure of your Father to give you the kingdom.
- Darby Bible

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
- Webster's Bible

Dismiss your fears, little flock: your Father finds a pleasure in giving you the Kingdom.
- Weymouth Bible

Don't be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the Kingdom.
- World English Bible

Nile ye, litil flok, drede, for it pleside to youre fadir to yyue you a kyngdom.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Fear not, little flock, because your Father did delight to give you the reign;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:32


12:32 It is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom - How much more food and raiment? And since ye have such an inheritance, regard not your earthly possessions.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:32


Lu 12:32 Fear not, little flock. The flock is safe only because of the Shepherd's care. The Lord is the Shepherd, and it is his pleasure to give not only food and raiment, but the kingdom to his children.

Discussion for Luke 12

  • A disciple
    "And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit? If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest?" The thoughts of men are that their possessions and wealth make their greatness: and so idolatry is one of the root sins and causes of all evil in the world. Neither our possessions nor our vain thinking makes us anything more than men.
  • Emanuel Fernandes
    I dont know what means but its not purgatory or reincarnation or anything between heaven and hell( apart from your physical life) its appointed of men once to die after this the judgement its heaven or hell thats it!
  • A disciple
    Paul; clearly the Lord here is talking about repentance and forgiveness, and having the wisdom to be prepared to meet our Maker! It only distracts from the intended point to try to find hidden meanings in things like whether this is referring to Purgatory. A good rule for understanding the Scriptures is to read them with respect to the whole context of what was written and apply that to ourselves.
  • Paul
    Is verse 59 referring to a pergatory? If not, what does it mean?
  • BSP
    Verse 34: What we truly treasure in life is where our heart is. In our heart we will want to pursue that treasure.
  • BSP
    Verse 13: This man had the opportunity to actually meet Jesus in person and ask him questions and learn from him. He chose to focus on himself and material things.