Luke 21:13

13 "1It will lead to an opportunity for your testimony.

Luke 21:13 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 21:13

And it shall turn to you for a testimony.
] By this means they would have an opportunity of leaving their testimony for Christ before kings and rulers; and what they should meet with from them, would be a means of strengthening and confirming them in the truths of the Gospel; and be a proof and evidence to them of the certainty of the above things Christ had said should be accomplished; as well as be for a testimony against the rulers and governors, Jews, and Gentiles, before whom they should be convened; see ( Matthew 10:18 ) .

Luke 21:13 In-Context

11 and there will be great earthquakes, and in various places plagues and famines; and there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.
12 "But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and will persecute you, delivering you to the synagogues and prisons, bringing you before kings and governors for My name's sake.
13 "It will lead to an opportunity for your testimony.
14 "So make up your minds not to prepare beforehand to defend yourselves;
15 for I will give you utterance and wisdom which none of your opponents will be able to resist or refute.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Philippians 1:12

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Lit "a testimony for you"
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