New Living Translation
"And when you are brought to trial in the synagogues and before rulers and authorities, don't worry about how to defend yourself or what to say,
King James Bible
And when they bring you unto the synagogues, and unto magistrates, and powers, take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer, or what ye shall say:
Darby Bible Translation
But when they bring you before the synagogues and rulers and the authorities, be not careful how or what ye shall answer, or what ye shall say;
World English Bible
When they bring you before the synagogues, the rulers, and the authorities, don't be anxious how or what you will answer, or what you will say;
Young's Literal Translation
'And when they bring you before the synagogues, and the rulers, and the authorities, be not anxious how or what ye may reply, or what ye may say,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:11 Take no thought - Be not solicitous about the matter or manner of your defence; nor how to express yourselves. Mt 10:19; Lu 21:12.
LibraryFire on Earth
'I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled!'--LUKE xii. 49. We have here one of the rare glimpses which our Lord gives us into His inmost heart, His thought of His mission, and His feelings about it. If familiarity had not weakened the impression, and dulled the edge, of these words, how startling they would seem to us! 'I am come'--then, He was, before He came, and He came by His own voluntary act. A Jewish peasant says that He is going to set the world on fire-and …
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Now go! I will be with you as you speak, and I will instruct you in what to say."
"That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life--whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn't life more than food, and your body more than clothing?
Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?
"And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don't work or make their clothing,
"So don't worry about these things, saying, 'What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?'
"So don't worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today's trouble is enough for today.
But beware! For you will be handed over to the courts and will be flogged with whips in the synagogues.
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