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Luke 12:54

    Luke 12:54 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he said also to the people, When ye see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it is.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he said also to the people, When you see a cloud rise out of the west, straightway you say, There comes a shower; and so it is.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he said to the multitudes also, When ye see a cloud rising in the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it cometh to pass.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then he said to the people, When you see a cloud coming up in the west, straight away you say, There will be rain; and so it is.

    Webster's Revision

    And he said to the multitudes also, When ye see a cloud rising in the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it cometh to pass.

    World English Bible

    He said to the multitudes also, "When you see a cloud rising from the west, immediately you say, 'A shower is coming,' and so it happens.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he said to the multitudes also, When ye see a cloud rising in the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and so it cometh to pass.

    Definitions for Luke 12:54

    Straightway - Immediately.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 12:54

    A cloud rise - See on Matthew 16:2, Matthew 16:3 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 12:54

    See the notes at Matthew 16:2-3.

    South wind - To the south and southwest of Judea were situated Arabia, Egypt, and Ethiopia, all warm or hot regions, and consequently the air that came from those quarters was greatly heated.

    How is it that ye do not discern this time! - You see a cloud rise, and predict a shower; a south wind, and expect heat. These are regular events. So you see my miracles; you hear my preaching; you have the predictions of me in the prophets; why do you not, in like manner, infer that "this is the time" when the Messiah should appear?

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 12:54

    12:54 And he said to the people also - In the preceding verse s he speaks only to his disciples. From the west - In Judea, the west wind, blowing from the sea, usually brought rain: the south wind, blowing from the deserts of Arabia, occasioned sultry heat. Mt 16:2.