Luke 12:59

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I tell thee, Thou shalt not depart thence, till thou hast payd the very last mite.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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

  • A disciple
    Irene, have you not read the part where the Lord Jesus warns against blasphemy of the Holy Ghost? This terrible warning of eternal damnation concerns those who said Jesus had an unclean spirit; and who were NEVER saved Christians! You spend a lot of time "instructing" others; but the foundation and building of understanding knowledge of the Spirit of Truth must be irrefutable as Whom we speak for.
  • Irene123
    I really don't see how, through writing, talking, anyone could 'force' anyone to do anything. If that were the case - you better talk to God, Bruce; His 'language' is much more 'forceful' than mine. I'm not angry with you; Please believe that. I pray that your day will be blessed of God - in Jesus name, Amen
  • Bruce
    Irene:The Scripture says he that speaks evil of the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness-,describes came down and they said, Jesus has a devil: that's saying The Holy Ghost is a devil:Mark 3:22-30/ Are you trying to force people to believe what you do? Where in scripture does it say the things you said?/ Hebrews 9:12 redemption through his blood forever Revelations 1:5 washed by his blood/1John 1:9
  • Irene123
    V. 10 - One who blasphemes against the Holy Ghost is one who has been saved, walked with Jesus for a time, then for one 'worldly' reason or another, has left the church and then began teaching friends, family, that it's all a lie, i.e. the healing, the answered prayer, the receiving of the Holy Ghost evidenced by speaking in tongues, and etc.
  • Irene123
    To Steph - I have to ask (and this is an honest, sincere question) why do you think the Bible has hung around for 2,000 yrs., give or take a hundred, if no one should read it?
  • Irene123
    V. 1 - " ..... there were an innumerable multitude of people, insomuch that they trode one upon another ..... " ; can you imagine?! Hungry, honest souls as well as the Pharisees and Sadducees. The Lord God just shone His light on Jesus for all to see. Even the false prophets that came before Jesus didn't have such a following. People KNEW Jesus was - different.

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