Luke 12:8
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New International Version
"I tell you, whoever publicly acknowledges me before others, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God.

New Living Translation
"I tell you the truth, everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, the Son of Man will also acknowledge in the presence of God's angels.

English Standard Version
“And I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man also will acknowledge before the angels of God,

Berean Study Bible
I tell you, everyone who confesses Me before men, the Son of Man will also confess him before the angels of God.

Berean Literal Bible
And I say to you, everyone who will confess in Me before men, the Son of Man also will confess in him before the angels of God.

New American Standard Bible
"And I say to you, everyone who confesses Me before men, the Son of Man will confess him also before the angels of God;

King James Bible
Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"And I say to you, anyone who acknowledges Me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God,

International Standard Version
"But I tell you, the Son of Man will acknowledge before God's angels everyone who acknowledges me before people.

NET Bible
"I tell you, whoever acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before God's angels.

New Heart English Bible
"I tell you, everyone who confesses me before men, him will the Son of Man also confess before the angels of God;

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And I say to you that everyone who will confess me before the children of men, The Son of Man will also confess him before the Angels of God.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I can guarantee that the Son of Man will acknowledge in front of God's angels every person who acknowledges him in front of others.

New American Standard 1977
“And I say to you, everyone who confesses Me before men, the Son of Man shall confess him also before the angels of God;

Jubilee Bible 2000
Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God;

King James 2000 Bible
Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:

American King James Version
Also I say to you, Whoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:

American Standard Version
And I say unto you, Every one who shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And I say to you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.

Darby Bible Translation
But I say to you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, the Son of man will confess him also before the angels of God;

English Revised Version
And I say unto you, Every one who shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:

Webster's Bible Translation
Also I say to you, Whoever shall confess me before men, him will the Son of man also confess before the angels of God.

Weymouth New Testament
"And I tell you that every man who shall have acknowledged me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge before the angels of God.

World English Bible
"I tell you, everyone who confesses me before men, him will the Son of Man also confess before the angels of God;

Young's Literal Translation
'And I say to you, Every one -- whoever may confess with me before men, the Son of Man also shall confess with him before the messengers of God,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
12:1-12 A firm belief of the doctrine of God's universal providence, and the extent of it, would satisfy us when in peril, and encourage us to trust God in the way of duty. Providence takes notice of the meanest creatures, even of the sparrows, and therefore of the smallest interests of the disciples of Christ. Those who confess Christ now, shall be owned by him in the great day, before the angels of God. To deter us from denying Christ, and deserting his truths and ways, we are here assured that those who deny Christ, though they may thus save life itself, and though they may gain a kingdom by it, will be great losers at last; for Christ will not know them, will not own them, nor show them favour. But let no trembling, penitent backslider doubt of obtaining forgiveness. This is far different from the determined enmity that is blasphemy against the Holy Ghost, which shall never be forgiven, because it will never be repented of.
Study Bible
Confessing Christ
7And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So do not be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. 8I tell you, everyone who confesses Me before men, the Son of Man will also confess him before the angels of God. 9But whoever denies Me before men will be denied before the angels of God.…
Cross References
Matthew 8:20
Jesus replied, "Foxes have dens, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay His head."

Matthew 10:32
Therefore everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father in heaven.

Luke 15:10
In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."

Romans 10:9
that if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

Revelation 3:5
Like them, the one who is victorious will be clothed in white garments. And I will never blot out his name from the book of life, but I will confess his name before My Father and His angels.
Treasury of Scripture

Also I say to you, Whoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:

Whosoever.

1 Samuel 2:30 Why the LORD God of Israel said, I said indeed that your house, and …

Psalm 119:46 I will speak of your testimonies also before kings, and will not be ashamed.

Matthew 10:32,33 Whoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess …

Romans 10:9,10 That if you shall confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus, and shall …

2 Timothy 2:12 If we suffer, we shall also reign with him: if we deny him, he also …

1 John 2:23 Whoever denies the Son, the same has not the Father: he that acknowledges …

Revelation 2:10,13 Fear none of those things which you shall suffer: behold, the devil …

Revelation 3:4,5 You have a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their …

confess.

Matthew 25:31-34 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels …

Jude 1:24,25 Now to him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present …

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