Luke 12:54
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New International Version
He said to the crowd: "When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, 'It's going to rain,' and it does.

New Living Translation
Then Jesus turned to the crowd and said, "When you see clouds beginning to form in the west, you say, 'Here comes a shower.' And you are right.

English Standard Version
He also said to the crowds, “When you see a cloud rising in the west, you say at once, ‘A shower is coming.’ And so it happens.

Berean Study Bible
Then Jesus said to the crowds, "As soon as you see a cloud rising in the west, you say, 'A shower is coming,' and that is what happens.

Berean Literal Bible
And also He was saying to the crowds, "When you see a cloud rising up from the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it happens.

New American Standard Bible
And He was also saying to the crowds, "When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it turns out.

King James Bible
And he said also to the people, When ye see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it is.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He also said to the crowds: "When you see a cloud rising in the west, right away you say, A storm is coming,' and so it does.

International Standard Version
Then Jesus told the crowds, "When you see a cloud coming in from the west, you immediately say, 'There's going to be a storm,' and that's what happens.

NET Bible
Jesus also said to the crowds, "When you see a cloud rising in the west, you say at once, 'A rainstorm is coming,' and it does.

New Heart English Bible
He said to the crowds also, "When you see a cloud rising from the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it happens.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
He said to the crowds, “Whenever you see a cloud that rises from the West, and at once you say, 'Rain is coming', it is so.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus said to the crowds, "When you see a cloud coming up in the west, you immediately say, 'There's going to be a rainstorm,' and it happens.

New American Standard 1977
And He was also saying to the multitudes, “When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, ‘A shower is coming,’ and so it turns out.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said also to the people, When ye see the cloud rising out of the west, straightway ye say, A shower comes, and so it is.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said also to the people, When you see a cloud rise out of the west, immediately you say, There comes a shower; and so it is.

American King James Version
And he said also to the people, When you see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway you say, There comes a shower; and so it is.

American Standard Version
And he said to the multitudes also, When ye see a cloud rising in the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it cometh to pass.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said also to the multitudes: When you see a cloud rising from the west, presently you say: A shower is coming: and so it happeneth:

Darby Bible Translation
And he said also to the crowds, When ye see a cloud rising out of the west, straightway ye say, A shower is coming; and so it happens.

English Revised Version
And he said to the multitudes also, When ye see a cloud rising in the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it cometh to pass.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said also to the people, When ye see a cloud rising in the west, immediately ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it is.

Weymouth New Testament
Then He said to the people also, "When you see a cloud rising in the west, you immediately say, 'There is to be a shower;' and it comes to pass.

World English Bible
He said to the multitudes also, "When you see a cloud rising from the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it happens.

Young's Literal Translation
And he said also to the multitudes, 'When ye may see the cloud rising from the west, immediately ye say, A shower doth come, and it is so;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:54-59 Christ would have the people to be as wise in the concerns of their souls as they are in outward affairs. Let them hasten to obtain peace with God before it is too late. If any man has found that God has set himself against him concerning his sins, let him apply to him as God in Christ reconciling the world to himself. While we are alive, we are in the way, and now is our time.
Study Bible
Interpreting the Present Time
53They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.” 54Then Jesus said to the crowds, “As soon as you see a cloud rising in the west, you say, ‘A shower is coming,’ and that is what happens. 55And when the south wind blows, you say, ‘It will be hot,’ and it is.…
Cross References
1 Kings 18:44
It came about at the seventh time, that he said, "Behold, a cloud as small as a man's hand is coming up from the sea." And he said, "Go up, say to Ahab, 'Prepare your chariot and go down, so that the heavy shower does not stop you.'"

Matthew 16:2
But He replied, "When evening comes, you say, 'The weather will be fair, for the sky is red;'
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And he said also to the people, When you see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway you say, There comes a shower; and so it is.

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1 Kings 18:44,45 And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there …

Matthew 16:2 He answered and said to them, When it is evening, you say, It will …

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