Luke 18:27

27 But he said, 1"What is impossible with men is possible with God."

Luke 18:27 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 18:27

And he said
That is, Jesus, as the Syriac, Persic, and Ethiopic versions express it:

the things which are impossible with men, are possible with God;
(See Gill on Matthew 19:26).

Luke 18:27 In-Context

25 For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the kingdom of God."
26 Those who heard it said, "Then who can be saved?"
27 But he said, "What is impossible with men is possible with God."
28 And Peter said, "See, we have left our homes and followed you."
29 And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or wife or brothers or parents or children, for the sake of the kingdom of God,

Cross References 1

  • 1. Luke 1:37; Genesis 18:14; Job 42:2; Jeremiah 32:17, 27
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