Luke 12:2

2 "1But there is nothing covered up that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known.

Luke 12:2 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 12:2

For there is nothing covered that shall not be revealed,
&c.] No sin, be it ever so secret or privately done, as nothing is more covered than hypocrisy, but what shall be detected sooner or later; if not in this world, which is often the case, yet the last judgment, and in the world to come:

neither hid, that shall not be known;
for how careful soever men may be to hide their vices from others, they are known to God; who will bring every thing into judgment, and make manifest the secrets of all hearts. These were general sentences, which were used by Christ at different times, upon different occasions, and applied to particular cases; (See Gill on Matthew 10:26).

Luke 12:2 In-Context

1 Under these circumstances, after so many thousands of people had gathered together that they were stepping on one another, He began saying to His disciples first of all, " Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. .
2 "But there is nothing covered up that will not be revealed, and hidden that will not be known.
3 "Accordingly, whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.
4 "I say to you, My friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that have no more that they can do.
5 "But I will warn you whom to fear: fear the One who, after He has killed, has authority to cast into hell; yes, I tell you, fear Him!

Cross References 1

  • 1. Luke 12:2-9: {Matthew 10:26-33">Matthew 10:26-33;} Matthew 10:26; Mark 4:22; Luke 8:17
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