Luke 12:4-14 NIV

4 "I tell you, my friends,1 do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that can do no more.

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5 But I will show you whom you should fear: Fear him who, after the killing of the body, has power to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him.2

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6 Are not five sparrows sold for two penniesa ? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.

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    • a 12:6 - Greek "two assaria"
      7 Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered.3 Don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.4

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      8 "I tell you, whoever acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God.5

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      9 But he who disowns me before men will be disowned6 before the angels of God.

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      10 And everyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man7 will be forgiven, but anyone who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven.8

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      11 "When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,9

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      12 for the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what you should say."10

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      The Parable of the Rich Fool

      13 Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."

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          14 Jesus replied, "Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?"