Luke 6:24

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But woe vnto you that are rich: for yee haue receiued your consolation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But woe to you who are rich, for you are receiving your comfort in full.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But unhappy are you who have wealth: for you have been comforted now.
- Basic English Bible

But woe to you rich, for ye have received your consolation.
- Darby Bible

But woe to you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
- Webster's Bible

But alas for you rich men, because you already have your consolation!
- Weymouth Bible

But woe to you who are rich! For you have received your consolation.
- World English Bible

Netheles wo to you, riche men, that han youre coumfort.
- Wycliffe Bible

`But wo to you -- the rich, because ye have got your comfort.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 6:24

6:24 Miserable are ye rich - If ye have received or sought your consolation or happiness therein.

People's Bible Notes for Luke 6:24

Lu 6:24 Woe unto you that are rich! Matthew omits these woes. Woe to all whose heart is set upon their riches and who take their delight and consolation in them. The woe rests upon all who are engaged in the greedy chase after wealth, or make it their great good. See Mr 10:24 1Ti 6:9,10,17.

Discussion for Luke 6

  • Ruth
    If we speak about people who do not follow these words above, perhaps we need to dig further into our own eye. Even a simple cloud passing through will cast a shadow on the ground and if that cloud says to the waters below. Why do you temptest so? Why so dark, confused and angry?
    I believe that we are all clouds and water. Responsible for how much light we let shine through us.
    To I Am
    From ME
  • Bruce
    Ledsi : What you say is True, but Others Will See Us,They to Will be Strengthened: One or Two. Probably way more. Ten or Hundreds to Thousands. The lost will push further away. Satan will attack! Get Dressed for Battle: Ephesians 6:11
  • Librarygal143
    I, like everyone else, have known people like this in our lifetime, whether it be family or friends. It isn't an easy task, but if you work hard enough, a difference can be made. Maybe not with all, but even if it is a few, that's at least something.
  • Ledsi
    It's simply impossible in human understanding... But we can boldly take the step if we completely believe in God. If we do what GOd has commanded us to do then only we will reap the benefits in terms of blessings, good health, prosperity.. cos that's Gods word..
  • BSP
    In imitation of Jehovah God, we can hope for good and do good towards those who may treat us poorly. This may bring about a change in the person's behavior towards us.
  • Vic
    We are not capable of keeping the laws of God by our own human merits, but praise God that we have an advocate that gives us access to the Father subject to our repentance of sin in Jesus Name, we are presented blameless to the Father by the Righteousness of His Son Jesus, blood bought and forgiven, a gift of love from our heavenly father.

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