Luke 6:13

13 When morning came, he called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles:

Luke 6:13 in Other Translations

KJV
13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;
ESV
13 And when day came, he called his disciples and chose from them twelve, whom he named apostles:
NLT
13 At daybreak he called together all of his disciples and chose twelve of them to be apostles. Here are their names:
MSG
13 The next day he summoned his disciples; from them he selected twelve he designated as apostles:
CSB
13 When daylight came, He summoned His disciples, and He chose 12 of them-He also named them apostles:

Luke 6:13 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 6:13

And when it was day
Or morning; having spent the whole night in prayer to God, no doubt for his disciples, whom he was about to send forth as his apostles, to preach his Gospel, and work miracles, and for their success therein:

he called unto him his disciples;
the whole company of them, as in ( Luke 6:17 ) all that were his followers, and professed to believe in him, or as many as he pleased; see ( Mark 3:13 ) .

And of them he chose twelve;
and ordained them, and sent them out to preach, heal sicknesses, and cast out devils:

whom he also named apostles;
or "messengers", from their being sent by him on such important business; and their names are as follow.

Luke 6:13 In-Context

11 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law were furious and began to discuss with one another what they might do to Jesus.
12 One of those days Jesus went out to a mountainside to pray, and spent the night praying to God.
13 When morning came, he called his disciples to him and chose twelve of them, whom he also designated apostles:
14 Simon (whom he named Peter), his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew,
15 Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Simon who was called the Zealot,

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