Luke 6:12-19 NIV

The Twelve Apostles

6:13-16pp -- Mt 10:2-4; Mk 3:16-19; Ac 1:13

12 One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.1

References for Luke 6:12

13 When morning came, he called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles:2

References for Luke 6:13

14 Simon (whom he named Peter), his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew,
15 Matthew,3 Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Simon who was called the Zealot,

References for Luke 6:15

16 Judas son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.

Blessings and Woes

6:20-23pp -- Mt 5:3-12

17 He went down with them and stood on a level place. A large crowd of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over Judea, from Jerusalem, and from the coast of Tyre and Sidon,4

References for Luke 6:17

18 who had come to hear him and to be healed of their diseases. Those troubled by evila spirits were cured,

References for Luke 6:18

    • a 6:18 - Greek "unclean"
      19 and the people all tried to touch him,5 because power was coming from him and healing them all.6

      References for Luke 6:19