Luke 6:26
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Woe to you when everyone speaks well of you, for that is how their ancestors treated the false prophets.

New Living Translation
What sorrow awaits you who are praised by the crowds, for their ancestors also praised false prophets.

English Standard Version
“Woe to you, when all people speak well of you, for so their fathers did to the false prophets.

Berean Study Bible
Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers treated the false prophets in the same way.

Berean Literal Bible
Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for according to these things their fathers used to treat the false prophets likewise.

New American Standard Bible
"Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to treat the false prophets in the same way.

King James Bible
Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe to you when all people speak well of you, for this is the way their ancestors used to treat the false prophets.

International Standard Version
"How terrible it will be for you when everyone says nice things about you, because that's the way their ancestors used to treat the false prophets!"

NET Bible
"Woe to you when all people speak well of you, for their ancestors did the same things to the false prophets.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Woe to you when men shall say wonderful things about you, for so were their fathers doing to the false Prophets!” Critical

GOD'S WORD® Translation
How horrible it will be for you when everyone says nice things about you. That's the way their ancestors treated the false prophets.

New American Standard 1977
“Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for in the same way their fathers used to treat the false prophets.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Woe unto you when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers treat the false prophets.

King James 2000 Bible
Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

American King James Version
Woe to you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

American Standard Version
Woe unto you , when all men shall speak well of you! for in the same manner did their fathers to the false prophets.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Woe to you when men shall bless you: for according to these things did their fathers to the false prophets.

Darby Bible Translation
Woe, when all men speak well of you, for after this manner did their fathers to the false prophets.

English Revised Version
Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for in the same manner did their fathers to the false prophets.

Webster's Bible Translation
Woe to you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Weymouth New Testament
"Alas for you when men shall all have spoken well of you; for that is just the way their forefathers behaved to the false Prophets!

World English Bible
Woe, when men speak well of you, for their fathers did the same thing to the false prophets.

Young's Literal Translation
'Woe to you when all men shall speak well of you -- for according to these things were their fathers doing to false prophets.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:20-26 Here begins a discourse of Christ, most of which is also found in Mt 5; 7. But some think that this was preached at another time and place. All believers that take the precepts of the gospel to themselves, and live by them, may take the promises of the gospel to themselves, and live upon them. Woes are denounced against prosperous sinners as miserable people, though the world envies them. Those are blessed indeed whom Christ blesses, but those must be dreadfully miserable who fall under his woe and curse! What a vast advantage will the saint have over the sinner in the other world! and what a wide difference will there be in their rewards, how much soever the sinner may prosper, and the saint be afflicted here!
Study Bible
Woes
25Woe to you who are well fed now, for you will hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep. 26Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers treated the false prophets in the same way. 27But to those of you who will listen, I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,…
Cross References
Proverbs 27:21
The crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold, And each is tested by the praise accorded him.

Matthew 7:15
Beware of false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.

Luke 6:25
Woe to you who are well fed now, for you will hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.
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Woe to you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

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2 Peter 2:18,19 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through …

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