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Luke 12:56

    Luke 12:56 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Ye hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    You hypocrites, you can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that you do not discern this time?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Ye hypocrites, ye know how to interpret the face of the earth and the heaven; but how is it that ye know not how to interpret this time?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    O false ones! the face of the earth and the heaven is clear to you; how is it that the signs of these times are not as clear to you?

    Webster's Revision

    Ye hypocrites, ye know how to interpret the face of the earth and the heaven; but how is it that ye know not how to interpret this time?

    World English Bible

    You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky, but how is it that you don't interpret this time?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Ye hypocrites, ye know how to interpret the face of the earth and the heaven; but how is it that ye know not how to interpret this time?

    Definitions for Luke 12:56

    Discern - To examine, prove or test; scrutinize.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 12:56

    This time? - Can ye not discover from the writings of the prophets, and from the events which now take place, that this is the time of the Messiah, and that I am the very person foretold by them?