Luke 21:15
New International Version
For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

New Living Translation
for I will give you the right words and such wisdom that none of your opponents will be able to reply or refute you!

English Standard Version
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.

Berean Study Bible
For I will give you speech and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

Berean Literal Bible
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all those opposing you will not be able to resist nor to reply to.

New American Standard Bible
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

New King James Version
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries will not be able to contradict or resist.

King James Bible
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

Christian Standard Bible
for I will give you such words and a wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

Contemporary English Version
I will give you the wisdom to know what to say. None of your enemies will be able to oppose you or to say that you are wrong.

Good News Translation
because I will give you such words and wisdom that none of your enemies will be able to refute or contradict what you say.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for I will give you such words and a wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

International Standard Version
because I will give you the ability to speak, along with wisdom, that none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

NET Bible
For I will give you the words along with the wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to withstand or contradict.

New Heart English Bible
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries will not be able to withstand or to contradict.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your enemies will not be able to withstand.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I will give you words and wisdom that none of your enemies will be able to oppose or prove wrong.

New American Standard 1977
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

King James 2000 Bible
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to contradict nor resist.

American King James Version
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

American Standard Version
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to resist and gainsay.

Darby Bible Translation
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your opposers shall not be able to reply to or resist.

English Revised Version
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to withstand or to gainsay.

Webster's Bible Translation
For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

Weymouth New Testament
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to withstand or reply to.

World English Bible
for I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries will not be able to withstand or to contradict.

Young's Literal Translation
for I will give to you a mouth and wisdom that all your opposers shall not be able to refute or resist.
Study Bible
Witnessing to All Nations
14So make up your mind not to worry beforehand how to defend yourselves. 15For I will give you speech and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict. 16You will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and some of you will be put to death.…
Cross References
Exodus 4:12
Now go! I will help you as you speak, and I will teach you what to say."

Ezekiel 29:21
In that day I will cause a horn to sprout for the house of Israel, and I will open your mouth to speak among them. Then they will know that I am the LORD."

Luke 12:12
For at that time the Holy Spirit will teach you what you should say."

Luke 21:16
You will be betrayed even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and some of you will be put to death.

Treasury of Scripture

For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist.

I will.

Luke 24:45
Then opened he their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures,

Exodus 4:11,12
And the LORD said unto him, Who hath made man's mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the LORD? …

Proverbs 2:6
For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

which.

Acts 6:10
And they were not able to resist the wisdom and the spirit by which he spake.

Acts 24:25
And as he reasoned of righteousness, temperance, and judgment to come, Felix trembled, and answered, Go thy way for this time; when I have a convenient season, I will call for thee.

Acts 26:28
Then Agrippa said unto Paul, Almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.





Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

I
ἐγὼ (egō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

will give
δώσω (dōsō)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

you
ὑμῖν (hymin)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

speech
στόμα (stoma)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4750: The mouth, speech, eloquence in speech, the point of a sword.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

wisdom
σοφίαν (sophian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4678: Wisdom, insight, skill (human or divine), intelligence. From sophos; wisdom.

that
(hē)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

none of
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

your adversaries
ἀντικείμενοι (antikeimenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 480: To resist, oppose, withstand, lie opposite to. From anti and keimai; to lie opposite, i.e. Be adverse to.

will be able to
δυνήσονται (dynēsontai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

resist
ἀντιστῆναι (antistēnai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 436: To set against; I withstand, resist, oppose. From anti and histemi; to stand against, i.e. Oppose.

[or]
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

contradict.
ἀντειπεῖν (anteipein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 483: To speak or say in opposition, contradict (oppose, resist). From anti and lego; to dispute, refuse.
(15) I will give you a mouth and wisdom.--The promise, even in its form, reminds us of that given to Moses when he drew back from the task of uttering God's message to His people (Exodus 4:15-16). The inward faculty of thought, the outward power of uttering thought in words, should both be given. The words are not without their importance as bearing on the supposed distinction between verbal inspiration and that which is confined to thoughts. So far as it goes, it is against that distinction. And indeed, useful as it may seem in theory, as meeting some of the difficulties, real or supposed, which attach to the theory of verbal inspiration, it seems clear, even on purely psychological grounds, that, as men think through the medium of language, the inspiration which extends to thoughts must extend also, and under the same laws and conditions, to the words in which they are expressed. What those laws and conditions are is a wider question, on which this is not the place to enter. The answer is to be found in a reverential and careful induction from the facts which the phenomena of inspiration present to us.

Adversaries.--Another favourite word of St. Paul's (1Corinthians 16:9; Philippians 1:28, et al.), and used by no other writer in the New Testament except St. Luke.

Verse 15. - For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist. Instances of the splendid fulfillment of this promise are supplied in the "Acts" report of St. Stephen's speech (7.), and St. Paul's defense spoken before the Roman governor Felix (25.) and before King Agrippa (26.).
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