Luke 12:57

57 “Why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right?

Read Luke 12:57 Using Other Translations

Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?
"And why do you not judge for yourselves what is right?
“Why can’t you decide for yourselves what is right?

What does Luke 12:57 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 12:57

Yea, and why even of yourselves
From their own observation, as in discerning the signs of the weather; in a rational way, by the light of reason, and according to the dictates of their own consciences; by what they themselves saw and heard; by the signs and wonders which were done, they might have concluded, that now was the time of the Messiah's coming; and that he was come, and that Jesus of Nazareth was he: this was as easy, by observation, to be discerned, as the face of the sky was; even of themselves, without any hints or directions from others:

judge ye not what is right?
or "truth", as the Syriac and Persic versions render it; concerning the present time, the coming of the Messiah, and the accomplishment of the promises and prophecies of the Old Testament in him: or why do ye not of yourselves judge, what is fit and right to be done between man and man, without going to law? and that, in cases which are plain and clear, the consequences of which may be as easily discerned, as what weather it will be by the signs in the heavens; to which sense the following words incline.

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