Luke 18:8

I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I tell you that he wil auenge them speedily. Neuerthelesse, when the Son of man commeth, shall hee find faith on the earth?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"I tell you that He will bring about justice for them quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on the earth?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I say unto you, that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of man cometh, shall he find faith on the earth?
- American Standard Version (1901)

I say to you that he will quickly do right in their cause. But when the Son of man comes, will there be any faith on earth?
- Basic English Bible

I say unto you that he will avenge them speedily. But when the Son of man comes, shall he indeed find faith on the earth?
- Darby Bible

I tell you that he will avenge them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of man cometh, will he find faith on the earth?
- Webster's Bible

Yes, He will soon avenge their wrongs. Yet, when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on earth?"
- Weymouth Bible

I tell you that he will avenge them quickly. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth?"
- World English Bible

Sotheli Y seie to you, for soone he schal do veniaunce of hem. Netheles gessist thou, that mannus sone comynge schal fynde feith in erthe?
- Wycliffe Bible

I say to you, that He will execute the justice to them quickly; but the Son of Man having come, shall he find the faith upon the earth?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 18:8


18:8 Yet when the Son of man cometh, will he find faith upon earth - Yet notwithstanding all the instances both of his long suffering and of his justice, whenever he shall remarkably appear, against their enemies in this age or in after ages, how few true believers will be found upon earth!


People's Bible Notes for Luke 18:8


Lu 18:8 Shall he find faith on the earth? Prayer is the utterance of faith. Prayerlessness is proof of unbelief. The Lord, pained by the unbelief of even his disciples, shows in these words what a burden to him is our unbelief (see Mt 17:17).

Discussion for Luke 18:8

  • Howard Coston for verse 8
    Patience is key to receiving help from Jehovah though he makes us wait long we must never give up on believing he will help us

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