Luke 21:13

13 It will lead to an opportunity for you to witness. [a]

Luke 21:13 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 21:13

And it shall turn to you for a testimony.
] By this means they would have an opportunity of leaving their testimony for Christ before kings and rulers; and what they should meet with from them, would be a means of strengthening and confirming them in the truths of the Gospel; and be a proof and evidence to them of the certainty of the above things Christ had said should be accomplished; as well as be for a testimony against the rulers and governors, Jews, and Gentiles, before whom they should be convened; see ( Matthew 10:18 ) .

Luke 21:13 In-Context

11 There will be violent earthquakes, and famines and plagues in various places, and there will be terrifying sights and great signs from heaven.
12 But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you. They will hand you over to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors because of My name.
13 It will lead to an opportunity for you to witness.
14 Therefore make up your minds not to prepare your defense ahead of time,
15 for I will give you such words and a wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Lit lead to a testimony for you
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