Luke 12:3

3 Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in 1private rooms shall be proclaimed on 2the housetops.

Luke 12:3 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 12:3

Therefore whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness
In the most private manner, to one another:

shall be heard in the light;
which makes all things manifest, the day shall declare it:

and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets;
whispered to persons in their bedchambers, and places of the most secret retirement;

shall be proclaimed upon the housetops;
declared in the most public manner: in ( Matthew 10:27 ) these words are so expressed, as to carry in them such a sense as this; that what was told the disciples by Christ, in the most private place and way, should be published by them, in the most free and open manner; (See Gill on Matthew 10:27).

Luke 12:3 In-Context

1 In the meantime, when so many thousands of the people had gathered together that they were trampling one another, he began to say to his disciples first, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
2 Nothing is covered up that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.
3 Therefore whatever you have said in the dark shall be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in private rooms shall be proclaimed on the housetops.
4 "I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have nothing more that they can do.
5 But I will warn you whom to fear: fear him who, after he has killed, has authority to cast into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear him!

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