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Luke 13 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:1 - There were some present at that very time who told him of the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:2 - And he answered them, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered thus?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:3 - I tell you, No; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:4 - Or those eighteen upon whom the tower in Silo'am fell and killed them, do you think that they were worse offenders than all the others who dwelt in Jerusalem?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:5 - I tell you, No; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:6 - And he told this parable: "A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit on it and found none.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:7 - And he said to the vinedresser, 'Lo, these three years I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down; why should it use up the ground?'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:8 - And he answered him, 'Let it alone, sir, this year also, till I dig about it and put on manure.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:9 - And if it bears fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.'"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:10 - Now he was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:11 - And there was a woman who had had a spirit of infirmity for eighteen years; she was bent over and could not fully straighten herself.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:12 - And when Jesus saw her, he called her and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your infirmity."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:13 - And he laid his hands upon her, and immediately she was made straight, and she praised God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:14 - But the ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus had healed on the sabbath, said to the people, "There are six days on which work ought to be done; come on those days and be healed, and not on the sabbath day."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:15 - Then the Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Does not each of you on the sabbath untie his ox or his ass from the manger, and lead it away to water it?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:16 - And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?"

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:17 - As he said this, all his adversaries were put to shame; and all the people rejoiced at all the glorious things that were done by him.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:18 - He said therefore, "What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:19 - It is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took and sowed in his garden; and it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:20 - And again he said, "To what shall I compare the kingdom of God?

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:21 - It is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, till it was all leavened."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:22 - He went on his way through towns and villages, teaching, and journeying toward Jerusalem.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:23 - And some one said to him, "Lord, will those who are saved be few?" And he said to them,

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:24 - "Strive to enter by the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:25 - When once the householder has risen up and shut the door, you will begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, 'Lord, open to us.' He will answer you, 'I do not know where you come from.'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:26 - Then you will begin to say, 'We ate and drank in your presence, and you taught in our streets.'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:27 - But he will say, 'I tell you, I do not know where you come from; depart from me, all you workers of iniquity!'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:28 - There you will weep and gnash your teeth, when you see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God and you yourselves thrust out.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:29 - And men will come from east and west, and from north and south, and sit at table in the kingdom of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:30 - And behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:31 - At that very hour some Pharisees came, and said to him, "Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you."

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:32 - And he said to them, "Go and tell that fox, 'Behold, I cast out demons and perform cures today and tomorrow, and the third day I finish my course.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:33 - Nevertheless I must go on my way today and tomorrow and the day following; for it cannot be that a prophet should perish away from Jerusalem.'

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:34 - O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to you! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not!

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:35 - Behold, your house is forsaken. And I tell you, you will not see me until you say, 'Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!'"
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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