Luke 6:38

38 1give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put 2into your lap. For 3with the measure you use it will be measured back to you."

Luke 6:38 In-Context

36 Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.
37 "Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven;
38 give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you."
39 He also told them a parable: "Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a pit?
40 A disciple is not above his teacher, but everyone when he is fully trained will be like his teacher.

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Cross References 3

  • 1. 2 Corinthians 9:6-8
  • 2. Psalms 79:12; Isaiah 65:6, 7
  • 3. Mark 4:24; [Judges 1:7]
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