Luke 21:15
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New American Standard Bible
for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

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

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.

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.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

A mouth - Eloquence, ability to speak as the case may demand. Compare Exodus 4:11.

Gainsay - Speak against. They will not be able to "reply" to it, or to "resist" the force of what you shall say.

Luke 21:15 Parallel Commentaries

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When Shall These Things Be?
'And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. 21. Then let them which are in Judea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. 22. For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may he fulfilled. 23. But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Sermon for the Second Sunday in Advent
(From the Gospel for the day) How that God is very near to us, and how we must seek and find the Kingdom of God within us, without respect to time and place. [41] Luke xxi. 31.--"Know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand." OUR Lord says here that the kingdom of God is nigh to us. Yea, the kingdom of God is in us; and St. Paul says, that now is our salvation nearer to us than we believe. Now ye ought to know, first, how the kingdom of God is nigh at hand; secondly, when the kingdom of God is
Susannah Winkworth—The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler

July 18 Evening
She hath done what she could.--MARK 14:8. This poor widow hath cast in more than they all.--Whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in my name, because ye belong to Christ, verily I say unto you, he shall not lose his reward.--If there be first a willing mind, it is accepted according to that a man hath, and not according to that he hath not. Let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.--If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

Two Forms of one Saying
'He that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved.' --Matt. xxiv. 13, R.V. 'In your patience possess ye your souls.'--Luke xxi. 19. These two sayings, different as they sound in our Version, are probably divergent representations of one original. The reasons for so supposing are manifold and obvious on a little consideration. In the first place, the two sayings occur in the Evangelists' reports of the same prophecy and at the same point therein. In the second place, the verbal resemblance is
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Cross References
Exodus 4:12
"Now then go, and I, even I, will be with your mouth, and teach you what you are to say."

Ezekiel 29:21
"On that day I will make a horn sprout for the house of Israel, and I will open your mouth in their midst. Then they will know that I am the LORD."

Luke 12:12
for the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say."

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

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