Luke 12:55
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New International Version
And when the south wind blows, you say, 'It's going to be hot,' and it is.

New Living Translation
When the south wind blows, you say, 'Today will be a scorcher.' And it is.

English Standard Version
And when you see the south wind blowing, you say, ‘There will be scorching heat,’ and it happens.

Berean Study Bible
And when the south wind blows, you say, 'It will be hot,' and it is.

Berean Literal Bible
And when a south wind is blowing, you say, 'There will be heat,' and it happens.

New American Standard Bible
"And when you see a south wind blowing, you say, 'It will be a hot day,' and it turns out that way.

King James Bible
And when ye see the south wind blow, ye say, There will be heat; and it cometh to pass.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And when the south wind is blowing, you say, It's going to be a scorcher!' and it is.

International Standard Version
When you see a south wind blowing, you say, 'It's going to be hot,' and so it is.

NET Bible
And when you see the south wind blowing, you say, 'There will be scorching heat,' and there is.

New Heart English Bible
When a south wind blows, you say, 'There will be a scorching heat,' and it happens.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And when a south wind blows, you say, 'It will be hot', and it is.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When you see a south wind blowing, you say, 'It's going to be hot,' and that's what happens.

New American Standard 1977
“And when you see a south wind blowing, you say, ‘It will be a hot day,’ and it turns out that way.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when the south wind blows, ye say, There will be heat, and it comes to pass.

King James 2000 Bible
And when you see the south wind blow, you say, There will be heat; and it comes to pass.

American King James Version
And when you see the south wind blow, you say, There will be heat; and it comes to pass.

American Standard Version
And when ye see a south wind blowing, ye say, There will be a scorching heat; and it cometh to pass.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when ye see the south wind blow, you say: There will be heat: and it cometh to pass.

Darby Bible Translation
And when [ye see] the south wind blow, ye say, There will be heat; and it happens.

English Revised Version
And when ye see a south wind blowing, ye say, There will be a scorching heat; and it cometh to pass.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when ye perceive the south wind blowing, ye say, There will be heat; and it cometh to pass.

Weymouth New Testament
And when you see a south wind blowing, you say, 'It will be burning hot;' and it comes to pass.

World English Bible
When a south wind blows, you say, 'There will be a scorching heat,' and it happens.

Young's Literal Translation
and when -- a south wind blowing, ye say, that there will be heat, and it is;
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
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. 56You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and sky. Why don’t you know how to interpret the present time?…
Cross References
Matthew 6:3
But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,

Matthew 20:12
These men who were hired last worked only one hour,' they said, 'and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the scorching heat of the day.'
Treasury of Scripture

And when you see the south wind blow, you say, There will be heat; and it comes to pass.

Job 37:17 How your garments are warm, when he quiets the earth by the south wind?

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