Luke 6:26

Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Woe vnto you when all men shall speake well of you: for so did their fathers to the false Prophets.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Woe {to you} when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to treat the false prophets in the same way.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Woe `unto you', when all men shall speak well of you! for in the same manner did their fathers to the false prophets.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Unhappy are you when all men give you their approval: for so their fathers did to the false prophets.
- Basic English Bible

Woe, when all men speak well of you, for after this manner did their fathers to the false prophets.
- Darby Bible

Woe to you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.
- Webster's Bible

Alas for you when men shall all have spoken well of you; for that is just the way their forefathers behaved to the false Prophets!
- Weymouth Bible

Woe, when men speak well of you, for their fathers did the same thing to the false prophets.
- World English Bible

Wo to you, whanne alle men schulen blesse you; aftir these thingis the fadris of hem diden to profetis.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Wo to you when all men shall speak well of you -- for according to these things were their fathers doing to false prophets.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 6:26


6:26 Wo to you when all men shall speak well of you - But who will believe this?


People's Bible Notes for Luke 6:26


Lu 6:26 When all men shall speak well of you! Those who seek to be universally popular. Whoever does his duty will meet those who oppose him. Christ was reviled and slandered. These four woes are addressed to four classes: (1) Those who worship wealth; (2) those satisfied with their present life; (3) those who live for present enjoyment; (4) those whose aim is human praise and adulation.

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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