Luke 12:49-53 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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49 "I came to cast fire upon the earth. How I wish that it was already ablaze! 49 "I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!
50 I have a baptism I must experience. How I am distressed until it's completed! 50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is completed!
51 Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, I have come instead to bring division. 51 Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division.
52 From now on, a household of five will be divided—three against two and two against three. 52 From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three.
53 Father will square off against son and son against father; mother against daughter and daughter against mother; and mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law." 53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."