Luke 8:17

For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known and come abroad.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest: neither any thing hid, that shall not be knowen, and come abroad.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For nothing is hidden that will not become evident, nor {anything} secret that will not be known and come to light.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For nothing is hid, that shall not be made manifest; nor `anything' secret, that shall not be known and come to light.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For nothing is put out of view which will not be made clear, and nothing is secret of which the knowledge will not come to light.
- Basic English Bible

For there is nothing hid which shall not become manifest, nor secret which shall not be known and come to light.
- Darby Bible

For nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; neither any thing hid, that shall not be known, and come abroad.
- Webster's Bible

There is nothing hidden, which shall not be openly seen; nor anything secret, which shall not be known and come into the light of day.
- Weymouth Bible

For nothing is hidden, that will not be revealed; nor anything secret, that will not be known and come to light.
- World English Bible

For ther is no priuei thing, which schal not be openyd, nether hid thing, which schal not be knowun, and come in to open.
- Wycliffe Bible

for nothing is secret, that shall not become manifest, nor hid, that shall not be known, and become manifest.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 8:17


8:17 For nothing is hid - Strive not to conceal it at all; for you can conceal nothing long. #Mt 10:26|; Mr 4:22; Lu 12:2.


Discussion for Luke 8

  • A disciple
    This chapter seems to have a special devotion to how the Lord cares for women and girls. It opens with mentioning how "many" "ministered unto Him of their substance;" and then finishes with showing how that Jesus knows who is touching Him in Faith; and about WHO is all the joy and meaning in their parents' life, and that the Lord is not willing to take her away from them. We learn a lot by these!
  • A disciple
    "And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities . . which ministered unto him of their substance." There are many references to women in the early Church; and what they did, and how important they were. There were no women called to be Apostles; and it was understood as God's commandment, that they not teach, nor dominate over men. But they helped in many ways with honor!
  • Brianna
    Vs. 17 was recently applied to domestic violence, or marriage tyranny. These seem to be very private issues, and many times people try to hide these problems. However,t his brings comfort that Jehovah God is aware of all things, and will bring justice upon those who are evil to their marriage mates.
  • Irene123
    To Lou Charles - another way to view Jesus saying, :Tell no one" is - he knew they would - and His desire was for His people to be witnesses; reverse phsycology.
  • Andy
    Jesus shows His deity in this chapter first He shows His power over the sea, then He shows His power over the spirits, then He shows His power over disease and sickness, then He shows His power over death.
  • BSP
    This illustration shows the importance of listening to what we read in God's Word and making sure that we apply it in our lives.

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