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Luke 6:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But woe to you who are rich, for you are receiving your comfort in full.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But woe to you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But woe to you rich, for ye have received your consolation.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But alas! for you, ye wealthy, for ye are duly receiving you consolation.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'But woe to you—the rich, because ye have got your comfort.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But woe to you that are rich: for you have your consolation.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But woe vnto you that are rich: for yee haue receiued your consolation.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But woe to you (who are) rich, because you have received your consolation.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But, woe to you that are rich; for ye have received your consolation.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 4133
{4133} Prime
From G4119; moreover (besides), that is, albeit, save that, rather, yet.
woe 3759
{3759} Prime
A primary excamation of grief; 'woe'.
unto you 5213
{5213} Prime
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
that are rich! 4145
{4145} Prime
From G4149; wealthy; figuratively abounding with.
for 3754
{3754} Prime
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
ye have received 568
{0568} Prime
From G0575 and G2192; (active) to have out, that is, receive in full; (intransitive) to keep (oneself) away, that is, be distant (literally or figuratively).
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
your 5216
{5216} Prime
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
consolation. 3874
{3874} Prime
From G3870; imploration, hortation, solace.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 6:24-25

_ _ rich ... full ... laugh — who have all their good things and joyous feelings here and now, in perishable objects.

_ _ received your consolation — (see on Luke 16:25).

_ _ shall hunger — their inward craving strong as ever, but the materials of satisfaction forever gone.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 6:20-26.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 6:24

Miserable are ye rich — If ye have received or sought your consolation or happiness therein.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 6:24

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have (f) received your consolation.

(f) That is, you reap now of your riches all the convenience and blessing you are ever likely to have, and therefore you have no other reward to look for; (Matthew 6:2).

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Luke 12:15-21 And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth. ... So [is] he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.
Luke 18:23-25 And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful: for he was very rich. ... For it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
Job 21:7-15 Wherefore do the wicked live, become old, yea, are mighty in power? ... What [is] the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Psalms 49:6-7 They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; ... None [of them] can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:
Psalms 49:16-19 Be not thou afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased; ... He shall go to the generation of his fathers; they shall never see light.
Psalms 73:3-12 For I was envious at the foolish, [when] I saw the prosperity of the wicked. ... Behold, these [are] the ungodly, who prosper in the world; they increase [in] riches.
Proverbs 1:32 For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.
Jeremiah 5:4-6 Therefore I said, Surely these [are] poor; they are foolish: for they know not the way of the LORD, [nor] the judgment of their God. ... Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, [and] a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, [and] their backslidings are increased.
Amos 4:1-3 Hear this word, ye kine of Bashan, that [are] in the mountain of Samaria, which oppress the poor, which crush the needy, which say to their masters, Bring, and let us drink. ... And ye shall go out at the breaches, every [cow at that which is] before her; and ye shall cast [them] into the palace, saith the LORD.
Amos 6:1-6 Woe to them [that are] at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, [which are] named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came! ... That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Haggai 2:9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.
1 Timothy 6:17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
James 2:6 But ye have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judgment seats?
James 5:1-6 Go to now, [ye] rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon [you]. ... Ye have condemned [and] killed the just; [and] he doth not resist you.
Revelation 18:6-8 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double. ... Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong [is] the Lord God who judgeth her.


Luke 16:19-25 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: ... But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
Matthew 6:2 Therefore when thou doest [thine] alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Matthew 6:5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites [are]: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Matthew 6:16 Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
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Jb 21:7. Ps 49:6, 16; 73:3. Pv 1:32. Jr 5:4. Am 4:1; 6:1. Hg 2:9. Mt 6:2, 5, 16. Lk 12:15; 16:19; 18:23. 1Ti 6:17. Jm 2:6; 5:1. Rv 18:6.

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