Luke 6:27

But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you,

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But I say vnto you which heare, Loue your enemies, doe good to them which hate you,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I say unto you that hear, Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But I say to you who give ear to me, Have love for those who are against you, do good to those who have hate for you,
- Basic English Bible

But to you that hear I say, Love your enemies; do good to those that hate you;
- Darby Bible

But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to them who hate you,
- Webster's Bible

But to you who are listening to me I say, Love your enemies; seek the welfare of those who hate you;
- Weymouth Bible

But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
- World English Bible

But Y seie to you that heren, loue ye youre enemyes, do ye wel to hem that hatiden you;
- Wycliffe Bible

`But I say to you who are hearing, Love your enemies, do good to those hating you,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 6:27


6:27 But I say to you that hear - Hitherto our Lord had spoken only to particular sorts of persons: now he begins speaking to all in general. #Mt 5:44|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 6:27


Lu 6:27-36 Love your enemies. These precepts are found in Matthew's report in their connection. See PNT "Mt 5:44".

Discussion for Luke 6

  • Servant of God
    Jesus lays down the law, doing no miracles but telling the Truth (which is quite miraculous these days). This to me is the way, not just faith but the law implied in his sermon, which on it's face is obvious but the enactment being the rarest event since Moses and the nine plagues. Sinners will love sinners, but workers in the field will love those who despitefully use them. Jesus earned bliss
  • Breeze
    The Lord used verse 26 to convince me to pray for someone who "despitefully use[d]" me. Praying for enemies is tough especially those you once considered friends but I hope to see the Lord turn that soul around.
  • Douglas Gilbert Wells
    Help the people that hurt you and watch for stuck up people
  • Alex
    Disciple if ya don't understand spritual things you are none of his, and to understand spritual things we must birth that spritual heavenly man which is the H.G. Thats y paul is saying as we have born the image of the earthly ( our old man ) we must also bear the image of the HEAVENLY which is our new man,thats the good man,our old man is the earthy man that cannot understand spritual things. GBU
  • BSP
    We must continually work on cultivating a good heart. This will help us to perform good deeds and have good words to say to others.
  • Freddieo
    its not what goes into a man that defiles a man but what comes out of him. for with the heart man believes unto righteousness and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.by grace are ye saved through faith, a gift of God not of ourselves. love the Lord with all your heart.