God Knows and Cares

12 Under these circumstances, after [a]so many thousands of [b]people had gathered together that they were stepping on one another, He began saying to His disciples first of all, (A)Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. (B)But there is nothing covered up that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known. Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have [c]whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon (C)the housetops.

“I say to you, (D)My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that have no more that they can do. But I will [d]warn you whom to fear: (E)fear the One who, after He has killed, has authority to cast into [e](F)hell; yes, I tell you, fear Him! Are not (G)five sparrows sold for two [f]cents? Yet not one of them is forgotten before God.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 12:1 Lit myriads
  2. Luke 12:1 Lit the crowd
  3. Luke 12:3 Lit spoken in the ear
  4. Luke 12:5 Or show
  5. Luke 12:5 Gr Gehenna
  6. Luke 12:6 Gr assaria, the smallest of copper coins