Luke 16:29
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New Living Translation
"But Abraham said, 'Moses and the prophets have warned them. Your brothers can read what they wrote.'

King James Bible
Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.

Darby Bible Translation
But Abraham says to him, They have Moses and the prophets: let them hear them.

World English Bible
"But Abraham said to him, 'They have Moses and the prophets. Let them listen to them.'

Young's Literal Translation
'Abraham saith to him, They have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them;

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Luke 16:29 Parallel Commentaries
The Follies of the Wise
'The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.'--LUKE xvi. 8. The parable of which these words are the close is remarkable in that it proposes a piece of deliberate roguery as, in some sort, a pattern for Christian people. The steward's conduct was neither more nor less than rascality, and yet, says Christ, 'Do like that!' The explanation is to be found mainly in the consideration that what was faithless sacrifice of his master's interests, on the part of the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Two Kinds of Riches
'He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. 11. If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? 12. And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's, who shall give you that which is your own?'--LUKE xvi. 10-12. That is a very strange parable which precedes my text, in which our Lord takes a piece of crafty dishonesty on the part of a
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Dives and Lazarus
'There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: 20. And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, 21. And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 22. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; 23. And in hell he lifted up his eyes,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Vain Hopes.
"And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. But he said, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead."--ST. LUKE xvi. 30, 31. It is by no means uncommon for any one who is living a life which does not satisfy his own conscience to console himself with the fancy that if only such and such things were different around him he would be a new man, filled with a new spirit, and exhibiting a new
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby

Cross References
Isaiah 8:20
Look to God's instructions and teachings! People who contradict his word are completely in the dark.

Jeremiah 6:16
This is what the LORD says: "Stop at the crossroads and look around. Ask for the old, godly way, and walk in it. Travel its path, and you will find rest for your souls. But you reply, 'No, that's not the road we want!'

Luke 4:17
The scroll of Isaiah the prophet was handed to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where this was written:

John 5:45
"Yet it isn't I who will accuse you before the Father. Moses will accuse you! Yes, Moses, in whom you put your hopes.

John 5:47
But since you don't believe what he wrote, how will you believe what I say?"

Acts 15:21
For these laws of Moses have been preached in Jewish synagogues in every city on every Sabbath for many generations."

Galatians 4:21
Tell me, you who want to live under the law, do you know what the law actually says?

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