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Luke Chapter 11

Luke 11:1 And it came to pass, that, as He was praying in a certain place, when He stopped, one of His disciples said to Him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.

Luke 11:2 And He said to them, when you pray, say, Father, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth, as it is in heaven.

Luke 11:3 Give us today our daily bread.

Luke 11:4 And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive everyone that sins against us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Luke 11:5 And He said to them, which one of you will have a friend, and will go to him at midnight, and say to him, friend, lend me three loaves;

Luke 11:6 for a friend of mine in his journey has come to me, and I have nothing to place before him?

Luke 11:7 And he from inside will answer and say, trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give anything to you.

Luke 11:8 I say to you, though he will not rise and give to him, because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence he will rise and give him as much as he needs.

Luke 11:9 And I say to you, ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.

Luke 11:10 For everyone that asks receives; and he that seeks finds; and to him that knocks it will be opened.

Luke 11:11 If a son will ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent instead of the fish?

Luke 11:12 Or if he asks for an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?

Luke 11:13 If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children: how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?

Luke 11:14 And he was casting out a demon, and it was mute. And it came to pass, when the demon had gone out, the mute spoke; and the people wondered.

Luke 11:15 But some of them said, He casts out demons through Beelzebub the chief of the demons.

Luke 11:16 And others, tempting Him, sought from Him a sign from heaven.

Luke 11:17 But He, knowing their thoughts, said to them, every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and a house divided against itself falls.

Luke 11:18 If Satan also be divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? Because you say that I cast out demons by Beelzebub.

Luke 11:19 And if I by Beelzebub cast out demons, by who do your sons cast them out? Therefore will they be your judges.

Luke 11:20 But if I with the finger of God cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you!

Luke 11:21 When a strong man fully armed guards his home, his possessions are safe:

Luke 11:22 But when a stronger than he will come upon him, and overcome him, he takes from him all his armor in which he trusted, and divide his spoils.

Luke 11:23 He that is not with Me is against Me: and he that gathers not with Me scatters.

Luke 11:24 When an unclean spirit has gone out of a man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he says, I will return to my house from where I came out.

Luke 11:25 When he comes, he finds it swept and put in order.

Luke 11:26 Then goes he, and takes to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.

Luke 11:27 And it came to pass, as He spoke these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said to Him, blessed is the womb that bore You, and the breasts which nursed You!

Luke 11:28 But He said, more than that, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and obey it.

Luke 11:29 When the people were gathered thick together, He began to say, this is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there will no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonah the prophet.

Luke 11:30 For as Jonah was a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of man will be to this generation.

Luke 11:31 The queen of the South will rise up in the judgment with the men of this generation, and condemn them: for she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.

Luke 11:32 The men of Nineveh will rise up in the judgment with this generation, and will condemn it: for they repented at the preaching of Jonah; and, behold, a greater than Jonah is here.

Luke 11:33 No man, when he has lit a candle, puts it in a secret place, neither under a bowl, but on a candlestick, that they who come in may see the light.

Luke 11:34 The light of the body is the eye: Therefore when your eye is bright, your whole body also is full of light; but when your eye is evil, your body also is full of darkness.

Luke 11:35 Therefore take heed that the light which is in you be not darkness.

Luke 11:36 Therefore if your whole body be full of light, having no part dark, the total will be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle does give you light.

Luke 11:37 And as He spoke, a certain Pharisee asked Him to dine with him: and He went in, and sat down to eat.

Luke 11:38 When the Pharisee saw it, he marveled that He had not first washed before dinner.

Luke 11:39 But the Lord said to him, now do you Pharisees make clean the outside of the cup and the dish; but your inward part is full of greed and wickedness.

Luke 11:40 You fools, did not He that made that which is outside make that which is inside also?

Luke 11:41 But rather give from within philanthropically; and, behold, all things are clean to you.

Luke 11:42 But woe to you, Pharisees! For you tithe mint and rue and all manner of herbs, and pass over judgment and the love of God: these you ought to have done, and not abandoning the other things.

Luke 11:43 Woe to you, Pharisees! For you love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.

Luke 11:44 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you are as graves which are unmarked, and men walk over them are not aware of them.

Luke 11:45 Then answered one of the lawyers, and said to Him, Master, these saying insult us too.

Luke 11:46 And He said, woe to you also, you lawyers! For you load men with burdens difficult to bear, and you yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

Luke 11:47 Woe to you! For you build the tombs of the prophets, and your fathers murdered them.

Luke 11:48 Truly you bear witness that you approve the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed murdered them, and you build their tombs.

Luke 11:49 Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they will kill and persecute:

Luke 11:50 that the blood of all the prophets, which was shed because of the downfall of the world, may be required of this generation;

Luke 11:51 From the blood of Abel to the blood of Zacharias who perished between the altar and the temple: truthfully I say to you, it will be required of this generation.

Luke 11:52 Woe to you, lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge: You entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in you hindered.

Luke 11:53 And as He said these things to them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to be very hostile, and to cross-examine Him about many things:

Luke 11:54 laying wait for Him, and seeking to catch something out of His mouth, that they might accuse Him.