Luke 14:12 ESV

The Parable of the Great Banquet

12 He said also to the man who had invited him, "When you give 1a dinner or a banquet, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or rich neighbors, 2lest they also invite you in return and you be repaid.

References for Luke 14:12

    • b 14:12 - Or your brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters

      Study tools for Luke 14:12

      • a 14:5 - Some manuscripts a donkey
      • b 14:12 - Or your brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to brothers or to brothers and sisters
      • c 14:17 - Greek bondservant; also verses 21, 22, 23
      • d 14:24 - The Greek word for you here is plural