Luke 12:1-6 CSB

Beware of Religious Hypocrisy

1 In these circumstances,a a crowd of many thousands came together, so that they were trampling on one another. He began to say to His disciples first: "Be on your guard against the yeast b of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.

References for Luke 12:1

    • a 12:1 - Or Meanwhile, or At this time, or During this period
    • b 12:1 - Or leaven
      2 There is nothing covered that won't be uncovered, nothing hidden that won't be made known.
      3 Therefore whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in an ear in private rooms will be proclaimed on the housetops.

      Fear God

      4 "And I say to you, My friends, don't fear those who kill the body, and after that can do nothing more.

      References for Luke 12:4

          5 But I will show you the One to fear: Fear Him who has authority to throw [people] into hell after death. Yes, I say to you, this is the One to fear!
          6 Aren't five sparrows sold for two pennies? c Yet not one of them is forgotten in God's sight.

          References for Luke 12:6

            • c 12:6 - Lit two assaria; the assarion (sg) was a small copper coin