Luke 12:52-53

52 From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three.
53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”

Luke 12:52 in Other Translations

KJV
52 For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
ESV
52 For from now on in one house there will be five divided, three against two and two against three.
NLT
52 From now on families will be split apart, three in favor of me, and two against—or two in favor and three against.
MSG
52 From now on, when you find five in a house, it will be - Three against two, and two against three;
CSB
52 From now on, five in one household will be divided: three against two, and two against three.

Luke 12:52-53 In-Context

50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed!
51 Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division.
52 From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three.
53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”
54 He said to the crowd: “When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, ‘It’s going to rain,’ and it does.
55 And when the south wind blows, you say, ‘It’s going to be hot,’ and it is.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Micah 7:6; Matthew 10:21
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