Luke 17:1-10 DBY

1 And he said to his disciples, It cannot be but that offences come, but woe [to him] by whom they come!
2 It would be [more] profitable for him if a millstone a were hanged about his neck and he cast into the sea, than that he should be a snare b to one of these little ones.

References for Luke 17:2

    • Ĉ 17:2 - Skandalon. It means the part of a fall-trap that makes the trap fall when touched: see Note, Matt. 13.57.
    • ĉ 17:2 - Or 'a great millstone,' as in Matt. 18.6.
      3 Take heed to yourselves: if thy brother should sin, rebuke c him; and if he should repent, forgive him.

      References for Luke 17:3

        • Ċ 17:3 - Epitimao: so Mark 8.33; Luke 9.42; 2Tim. 4.2.
          4 And if he should sin against thee seven times in the day, and seven times should return to thee, saying, I repent, thou shalt forgive him.
          5 And the apostles said to the Lord, Give more faith to us.
          6 But the Lord said, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard [seed], ye had said to this sycamine tree, Be thou rooted up, and be thou planted in the sea, and it would have obeyed you.
          7 But which of you [is there] who, having a bondman ploughing or shepherding, when he comes in out of the field, will say, Come and lie down immediately d to table?

          References for Luke 17:7

            • ċ 17:7 - Or 'will immediately say [to him], Come and ...'
              8 But will he not say to him, Prepare what I shall sup on, and gird thyself and serve me that I may eat and drink; and after that *thou* shalt eat and drink?
              9 Is he thankful to the bondman because he has done what was ordered? I judge not.
              10 Thus *ye* also, when ye shall have done all things that have been ordered you, say, We are unprofitable bondmen; we have done what it was our duty to do.