Luke 12:50

But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I haue a baptisme to be baptized with, and how am I straitned till it be accomplished?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is accomplished!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!
- American Standard Version (1901)

But there is a baptism which I have to undergo; and how am I kept back till it is complete!
- Basic English Bible

But I have a baptism to be baptised with, and how am I straitened until it shall have been accomplished!
- Darby Bible

But I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it shall be accomplished!
- Webster's Bible

But I have a baptism to undergo; and how am I pent up till it is accomplished!
- Weymouth Bible

But I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how distressed I am until it is accomplished!
- World English Bible

And Y haue to be baptisid with a baptysm, and hou am Y constreyned, til that it be perfitli don?
- Wycliffe Bible

but I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how am I pressed till it may be completed!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:50


12:50 But I have a baptism to be baptized with - I must suffer first, before I can set up my kingdom. And how I long to fight my way through all!


People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:50


Lu 12:50 I have a baptism. Of suffering. That of the cross. Straitened. Feeling the burden in anticipation.

Discussion for Luke 12

  • Steve morrow
    2 TIMOTHY 4:2 PREACH THE WORD BE INSTANT IN SEASON OUT OF SEASON REPROVE REBUKE EXHORT WITH ALL LONGSUFFERING AND DOCTRINE --4:3-- FOR THE TIME WILL COME WHEN TEY WILL NOT ENDURE SOUND DOCTRINE BUT AFTER THEIR OWN LUSTS SHALL THEY HEAP TO THEMSELVES TEACHERS HAVING ITCHING EARS ***EPHESIANS 5:8 FOR YOU WERE SOMETIMES DARKNESS BUT NOW YOU ARE LIGHT IN THE LORD WALK AS CHILDREN OF LIGHT***
  • BSP
    Thinking of how tiny a sparrow is and how we may not even notice them, this verse is very heartwarming. No matter how much we feel we don't matter or how small we feel, Jehovah God notice everything thing about us and he values individuals.
  • Christine Lang
    My comment is, When we sin, and we are convicted, I don't believe its God telling us it's imminent doom...However, I do believe it is a warning to stop doing what we are doing, because if we continue that behavior, Yes, imminent doom will eventually come. You don't want to scare your viewers, you want to help them to understand, especially Newcomers! Draw them in, not scare them away. I'm a firm believer, and a sinner as we all are. It needs to be conveyed that we are saved by Grace, but that we need to come to the foot of the cross and ask for forgiveness to receive it. Thank you!:
  • BSP
    Verse 2: No matter how much one may try to hide a certain action, this verse shows that God will make sure that all things are revealed and dealt with.
  • Lu2677
    Steve Marrow, Amen. So, fearing the Lord with trembling before his word has been established. "after He hath killed" Do you believed he kills people as in; wars, 911, heart attacks, etc.?
  • Steve morrow
    LU2627 AND ALL---LUKE 12:5 BUT I WILL FOREWARN YOU WHOM YOU SHALL FEAR FEAR HIM WHICH AFTER HE HATH KILLED HATH POWER TO CAST INTO HELL YEA I SAY UNTO YOU FEAR HIM ***REVELATION 19:5 AND A VOICE CAME OUT OF THE THRONE SAYING PRAISE OUR GOD ALL YOU HIS SERVANTS AND YOU THAT FEAR HIM BOTH SMALL AND GREAT **** WHOM DO YOU SERVE MAN OR THE LORD JESUS CHRIST****

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