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Luke 12:57 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “And why do you not even on your own initiative judge what is right?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Why, moreover, even from yourselves, judge ye not what is just?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'And why, also, of yourselves, judge ye not what is righteous?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And why, even of yourselves, do you not judge that which is just?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Yea, and why euen of your selues iudge ye not what is right?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But why of yourselves judge you not the truth?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And why do ye not, of yourselves, judge correctly?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Yea, y1161
[1161] Standard
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
and x1161
(1161) Complement
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
why 5101
{5101} Prime
τίς
tis
{tis}
Probably emphatic of G5100; an interrogitive pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions).
even 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
of 575
{0575} Prime
ἀπό
apo
{ap-o'}
A primary particle; 'off', that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively).
yourselves 1438
{1438} Prime
ἑαυτοῦ
heautou
{heh-ow-too'}
(Including all the other cases); from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive (dative or accusative) of G0846; him (her, it, them, also [in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons] my, thy, our, your) -self (-selves), etc.
judge x2919
(2919) Complement
κρίνω
krino
{kree'-no}
Properly to distinguish, that is, decide (mentally or judicially); by implication to try, condemn, punish.
ye y2919
[2919] Standard
κρίνω
krino
{kree'-no}
Properly to distinguish, that is, decide (mentally or judicially); by implication to try, condemn, punish.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
what is right? 1342
{1342} Prime
δίκαιος
dikaios
{dik'-ah-yos}
From G1349; equitable (in character or act); by implication innocent, holy (absolutely or relatively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 12:57

_ _ why even of yourselves, etc. — They might say, To do this requires more knowledge of Scripture and providence than we possess; but He sends them to their own conscience, as enough to show them who He was, and win them to immediate discipleship.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 12:54-59.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 12:57

Why even of yourselves, without any external sign, judge ye not what is right? — Why do ye not discern and acknowledge the intrinsic excellence of my doctrine?

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 12:57

(15) Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?

(15) Men that are blinded with the love of themselves, and therefore are detestable and stubborn, will bear the punishment of their folly.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Deuteronomy 32:29 O that they were wise, [that] they understood this, [that] they would consider their latter end!
Matthew 15:10-14 And he called the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand: ... Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Matthew 21:21 Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this [which is done] to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.
Matthew 21:32 For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the publicans and the harlots believed him: and ye, when ye had seen [it], repented not afterward, that ye might believe him.
Acts 2:40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation.
Acts 13:26-38 Men [and] brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent. ... Be it known unto you therefore, men [and] brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins:
1 Corinthians 11:14 Doth not even nature itself teach you, that, if a man have long hair, it is a shame unto him?
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