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

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    This is vintage Jesus. This chapter is laden with steps to be a TRUE Christian straight from the mouth of The Master Himself. The central message is love for God and love for others.
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 6:29 AND UNTO HIM THAT SMITETH THEE ON THE ONE CHEEK OFFER ALSO THE OTHER AND HIM THAT TAKETH AWAY THY CLOKE FORBID NOT TO TAKE THY COAT ALSO 2 THESSALONIANS 2:8 AND THEN SHALL THAT WICKED BE REVEALED WHOM THE LORD SHALL CONSUME WITH THE SPIRIT OF HIS MOUTH AND SHALL DESTROY WITH THE BRIGHTNESS OF HIS COMING
  • Zeingoff
    How beautiful are the words of God thru Jesus, who provides us with wisdom and truths which allow us to be in his mercy and blessings. Basically do unto others, even those you hate, which seems impossible. When the camel passes thru the eye of the needle, narrow is the way thru the gate. With God all things are possible. We are known by our fruits, or our acts. There is no variables with God
  • Navaah
    I LOVE the LORD....He is allways faithfull to all of us even non Christian...
  • Navaah Buehler
    I love the LORD.... He is allways faithfull....
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 6:30 GIVE TO EVERY MAN THAT ASKETH OF THEE AND OF HIM THAT TAKETH AWAY THY GOODS ASK THEM NOT AGAIN

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