Luke 6:30-38

30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.
31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
32 “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.
33 And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.
34 And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting to be repaid in full.
35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

Judging Others

37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”

Luke 6:30 in Other Translations

KJV
30 Give to every man that asketh of thee; and of him that taketh away thy goods ask them not again.
ESV
30 Give to everyone who begs from you, and from one who takes away your goods do not demand them back.
NLT
30 Give to anyone who asks; and when things are taken away from you, don’t try to get them back.
MSG
30 If someone takes unfair advantage of you, use the occasion to practice the servant life. No more tit-for-tat stuff. Live generously.
CSB
30 Give to everyone who asks from you, and from one who takes away your things, don't ask for them back.

Luke 6:30-38 In-Context

28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.
29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do not withhold your shirt from them.
30 Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back.
31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.
32 “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.
33 And if you do good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that.
34 And if you lend to those from whom you expect repayment, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners, expecting to be repaid in full.
35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
36 Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
37 “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.
38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
39 He also told them this parable: “Can the blind lead the blind? Will they not both fall into a pit?
40 The student is not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully trained will be like their teacher.

Cross References 13

  • 1. Dt 15:7,8,10; Proverbs 21:26
  • 2. Matthew 7:12
  • 3. Matthew 5:46
  • 4. Matthew 5:42
  • 5. ver 27
  • 6. S Romans 8:14
  • 7. S Mark 5:7
  • 8. James 2:13
  • 9. Matthew 5:48; Matthew 6:1; Luke 11:2; Luke 12:32; Romans 8:15; Ephesians 4:6; 1 Peter 1:17; 1 John 1:3; 1 John 3:1
  • 10. S Matthew 7:1
  • 11. Matthew 6:14
  • 12. Psalms 79:12; Isaiah 65:6,7
  • 13. S Matthew 7:2; Mark 4:24
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