Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Trebuchet MS
Times New Roman

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew
Times New Roman

Customize your Greek text type
Times New Roman

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible

BLB Searches

Search the Bible

Search NKJV

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list

OR Select a range of biblical books



OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'



Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word

Theological FAQs


Multi-Verse Retrieval

Search NKJV

Line-By-Line Order:
  Separate Line
  Verse Only
  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Number Delimiters:*
  No Number
  No Delimiter — 15
  Square — [15]
  Curly — {15}
  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
  Abbreviate Books
  Quotes around Verses
  Remove Square Brackets
  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect


Daily Devotionals


The Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans


Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Luke 11 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

toggle collapse

Tools specific to Luk 11:1

Luk 11:1

Now it came to pass, as He was praying in a certain place, when He ceased, that one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.”

Tools specific to Luk 11:2

Luk 11:2

So He said to them, “When you pray, say:

Our Father in heaven,fn
Hallowed be Your name.
Your kingdom come.fn
Your will be done
On earth as it is in heaven.

Tools specific to Luk 11:3

Luk 11:3

Give us day by day our daily bread.

Tools specific to Luk 11:4

Luk 11:4

And forgive us our sins,
For we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.
And do not lead us into temptation,
But deliver us from the evil one.”fn

Tools specific to Luk 11:5

Luk 11:5

And He said to them, “Which of you shall have a friend, and go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves;

Tools specific to Luk 11:6

Luk 11:6

‘for a friend of mine has come to me on his journey, and I have nothing to set before him’;

Tools specific to Luk 11:7

Luk 11:7

“and he will answer from within and say, ‘Do not trouble me; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give to you’?

Tools specific to Luk 11:8

Luk 11:8

“I say to you, though he will not rise and give to him because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence he will rise and give him as many as he needs.

Tools specific to Luk 11:9

Luk 11:9

“So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Tools specific to Luk 11:10

Luk 11:10

“For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.

Tools specific to Luk 11:11

Luk 11:11

“If a son asks for breadfn from any father among you, will he give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent instead of a fish?

Tools specific to Luk 11:12

Luk 11:12

“Or if he asks for an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

Tools specific to Luk 11:13

Luk 11:13

“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!”

Tools specific to Luk 11:14

Luk 11:14

And He was casting out a demon, and it was mute. So it was, when the demon had gone out, that the mute spoke; and the multitudes marveled.

Tools specific to Luk 11:15

Luk 11:15

But some of them said, “He casts out demons by Beelzebub,fn the ruler of the demons.”

Tools specific to Luk 11:16

Luk 11:16

Others, testing Him, sought from Him a sign from heaven.

Tools specific to Luk 11:17

Luk 11:17

But He, knowing their thoughts, said to them: “Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and a house divided against a house falls.

Tools specific to Luk 11:18

Luk 11:18

“If Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? Because you say I cast out demons by Beelzebub.

Tools specific to Luk 11:19

Luk 11:19

“And if I cast out demons by Beelzebub, by whom do your sons cast them out? Therefore they will be your judges.

Tools specific to Luk 11:20

Luk 11:20

“But if I cast out demons with the finger of God, surely the kingdom of God has come upon you.

Tools specific to Luk 11:21

Luk 11:21

“When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are in peace.

Tools specific to Luk 11:22

Luk 11:22

“But when a stronger than he comes upon him and overcomes him, he takes from him all his armor in which he trusted, and divides his spoils.

Tools specific to Luk 11:23

Luk 11:23

“He who is not with Me is against Me, and he who does not gather with Me scatters.

Tools specific to Luk 11:24

Luk 11:24

“When an unclean spirit goes out of a man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he says, ‘I will return to my house from which I came.’

Tools specific to Luk 11:25

Luk 11:25

“And when he comes, he finds it swept and put in order.

Tools specific to Luk 11:26

Luk 11:26

“Then he goes and takes with him seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter and dwell there; and the last state of that man is worse than the first.”

Tools specific to Luk 11:27

Luk 11:27

And it happened, as He spoke these things, that a certain woman from the crowd raised her voice and said to Him, “Blessed is the womb that bore You, and the breasts which nursed You!”

Tools specific to Luk 11:28

Luk 11:28

But He said, “More than that, blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”

Tools specific to Luk 11:29

Luk 11:29

And while the crowds were thickly gathered together, He began to say, “This is an evil generation. It seeks a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah the prophet.fn

Tools specific to Luk 11:30

Luk 11:30

“For as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of Man will be to this generation.

Tools specific to Luk 11:31

Luk 11:31

“The queen of the South will rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation and condemn them, for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and indeed a greater than Solomon is here.

Tools specific to Luk 11:32

Luk 11:32

“The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation and condemn it, for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and indeed a greater than Jonah is here.

Tools specific to Luk 11:33

Luk 11:33

“No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lampstand, that those who come in may see the light.

Tools specific to Luk 11:34

Luk 11:34

“The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore, when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light. But when your eye is bad, your body also is full of darkness.

Tools specific to Luk 11:35

Luk 11:35

“Therefore take heed that the light which is in you is not darkness.

Tools specific to Luk 11:36

Luk 11:36

“If then your whole body is full of light, having no part dark, the whole body will be full of light, as when the bright shining of a lamp gives you light.”

Tools specific to Luk 11:37

Luk 11:37

And as He spoke, a certain Pharisee asked Him to dine with him. So He went in and sat down to eat.

Tools specific to Luk 11:38

Luk 11:38

When the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that He had not first washed before dinner.

Tools specific to Luk 11:39

Luk 11:39

Then the Lord said to him, “Now you Pharisees make the outside of the cup and dish clean, but your inward part is full of greed and wickedness.

Tools specific to Luk 11:40

Luk 11:40

“Foolish ones! Did not He who made the outside make the inside also?

Tools specific to Luk 11:41

Luk 11:41

“But rather give alms of such things as you have; then indeed all things are clean to you.

Tools specific to Luk 11:42

Luk 11:42

“But woe to you Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass by justice and the love of God. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone.

Tools specific to Luk 11:43

Luk 11:43

“Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.

Tools specific to Luk 11:44

Luk 11:44

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!fn For you are like graves which are not seen, and the men who walk over them are not aware of them.

Tools specific to Luk 11:45

Luk 11:45

Then one of the lawyers answered and said to Him, “Teacher, by saying these things You reproach us also.”

Tools specific to Luk 11:46

Luk 11:46

And He said, “Woe to you also, lawyers! For you load men with burdens hard to bear, and you yourselves do not touch the burdens with one of your fingers.

Tools specific to Luk 11:47

Luk 11:47

“Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.

Tools specific to Luk 11:48

Luk 11:48

“In fact, you bear witness that you approve the deeds of your fathers; for they indeed killed them, and you build their tombs.

Tools specific to Luk 11:49

Luk 11:49

“Therefore the wisdom of God also said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and persecute,’

Tools specific to Luk 11:50

Luk 11:50

“that the blood of all the prophets which was shed from the foundation of the world may be required of this generation,

Tools specific to Luk 11:51

Luk 11:51

“from the blood of Abel to the blood of Zechariah who perished between the altar and the temple. Yes, I say to you, it shall be required of this generation.

Tools specific to Luk 11:52

Luk 11:52

“Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter in yourselves, and those who were entering in you hindered.”

Tools specific to Luk 11:53

Luk 11:53

And as He said these things to them,fn the scribes and the Pharisees began to assail Him vehemently, and to cross-examine Him about many things,

Tools specific to Luk 11:54

Luk 11:54

lying in wait for Him, and seeking to catch Him in something He might say, that they might accuse Him.fn
decorationGo to Top of Pagedecoration

NKJV Footnotes

NU-Text omits Our and in heaven.
NU-Text omits the rest of this verse.
NU-Text omits But deliver us from the evil one.
NU-Text omits the words from bread through for in the next sentence.
NU-Text and M-Text read Beelzebul.
NU-Text omits the prophet.
NU-Text omits scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites.
NU-Text reads And when He left there.
NU-Text omits and seeking and that they might accuse Him.

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to

Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NKJV

Search a pre-defined list

OR Select a range of biblical books



OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NKJV
KJV - King James Version NKJV - New King James Version NLT - New Living Translation NIV - New International Version ESV - English Standard Version HCSB - Holman Christian Standard Bible NASB - New American Standard Bible NET - New English Translation RSV - Revised Standard Version ASV - American Standard Version YLT - Young's Literal Translation DBY - Darby Translation WEB - Webster's Bible HNV - Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 - Reina-Valera 1960VUL - Latin VulgatemGNT - Morphological Greek New TestamentTR - Textus Receptus
Go to Top There is no Go To Top button on mobile devices and tablets
Link to This PageCite This Page

Cite this page

MLA format

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format
Chicago format
Share this pageFollow the BLB

Share this page using one of these tools:




Or email this page to a friend:

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:



Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
Line-By-Line Order:
  Separate Line
  Verse Only
  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Number Delimiters:*
  No Number
  No Delimiter — 15
  Square — [15]
  Curly — {15}
  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
  Abbreviate Books
  Quotes around Verses
  Remove Square Brackets
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'



Blue Letter Bible



Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username




Why won't my login from the old site work?

Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name


[ Cancel ]


Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username


Return to Login

Close Login
Psalm 138:2


Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines


Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions





Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad


BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools


Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan


Video Tutorials


Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

Sponsorship Information

General Questions


Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries


About the BLB

Statement of Faith




Ministry FAQs


Donation Information

Contact the BLB

BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters



Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2016 Blue Letter Bible