Luke 3:8 NLT

8 Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God. Don’t just say to each other, ‘We’re safe, for we are descendants of Abraham.’ That means nothing, for I tell you, God can create children of Abraham from these very stones.

Study tools for Luke 3:8

  • a 3:1 - Greek Herod was tetrarch. Herod Antipas was a son of King Herod.
  • b 3:1 - Greek tetrarch; also in 3:1c .
  • c 3:6 - Isa 40:3-5 (Greek version).
  • d 3:16 - Or in.
  • e 3:16 - Or in the Holy Spirit and in fire.
  • f 3:19 - Greek Herod the tetrarch.
  • g 3:22 - Some manuscripts read my Son, and today I have become your Father.
  • h 3:32 - Greek Sala, a variant spelling of Salmon; also in 3:32b . See Ruth 4:20-21 .
  • i 3:33 - Some manuscripts read Amminadab was the son of Aram. Arni and Aram are alternate spellings of Ram. See 1 Chr 2:9-10 .
  • j 3:38 - Greek Enos, a variant spelling of Enosh; also in 3:38b . See Gen 5:6 .