Luke 13:1-3

Repent or Perish

1 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood 1Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
2 And he answered them, 2"Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way?
3 No, I tell you; but unless you 3repent, you will all likewise perish.

Luke 13:1-3 In-Context

1 There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.
2 And he answered them, "Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way?
3 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.
4 Or those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them: do you think that they were worse offenders than all the others who lived in Jerusalem?
5 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish."
6 And he told this parable: "A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none.
7 And he said to the vinedresser, 'Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down. Why should it use up the ground?'

Cross References 3

  • 1. Luke 3:1
  • 2. [Job 4:7; John 9:2; Acts 28:4]
  • 3. See Luke 5:32
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