Luke 17:3

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take heed to your selues: If thy brother trespasse against thee, rebuke him, and if he repent, forgiue him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Be on your guard! If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take heed to yourselves: if thy brother sin, rebuke him; and if he repent, forgive him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give attention to yourselves: if your brother does wrong, say a sharp word to him; and if he has sorrow for his sin, let him have forgiveness.
- Basic English Bible

Take heed to yourselves: if thy brother should sin, rebuke him; and if he should repent, forgive him.
- Darby Bible

Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother shall trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he shall repent forgive him.
- Webster's Bible

Be on your guard. "If your brother acts wrongly, reprove him; and if he is sorry, forgive him;
- Weymouth Bible

Be careful. If your brother sins against you, rebuke him. If he repents, forgive him.
- World English Bible

Take ye hede you silf; if thi brothir hath synned ayens thee, blame hym; and if he do penaunce, foryyue hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Take heed to yourselves, and, if thy brother may sin in regard to thee, rebuke him, and if he may reform, forgive him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 17:3


17:3 Take heed to yourselves - That ye neither offend others, nor be offended by others. #Mt 18:15|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 17:3


Lu 17:3,4 If thy brother shall trespass against thee, rebuke him. See notes on Mt 18:15-22. Observe that kind rebuke, as well as forgiveness, is a duty.

Discussion for Luke 17

  • Bruce
    Steph: how shall you escape if you neglect so great salvation?Hebrews 2:3/ And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire. Revelations 20:15 /--- hast redeemed us to God by thy blood--- Revelations 5:9 / Neither is their salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men,whereby we must be saved. Acts 4:12
  • Stephende
    The point is that God will choose whom he will choose. If one thinks by accepting Jesus as lord and savior he is saved, he hasn't understood the Bible. We are unprofitable servants! It is our duty to understand the word of truth. No boy scout ribbons or atta boys. God is merciful to some and severe to most because they do not strive as God has demanded. His mysteries are not revealed easily!
  • Bruce
    Two men,two women: men or women are not in the original they were added by King James. like Irene posted: two Shall be in one bed;-----. two Shall be grinding----. two Shall be in the field;
  • Irene123
    To N; on Lk.17:34 - Isa.1:18; "Come now, let us reason together ....."; " ..... two shall be in one bed ..... "; if Jesus were referring to this sin, neither one in the bed would have been taken. Don't be naïve; God gave s all common sense.
  • Mari
    To N....back in their day, some people didn't have their own bed. It's not what you think.
  • Beau atchfel
    17:34 The grand manipulation has begun! Stay awake.

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