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Luke 17:1

    Luke 17:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Then said he to the disciples, It is impossible but that offenses will come: but woe to him, through whom they come!

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he said unto his disciples, It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should come; but woe unto him, through whom they come!

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said to his disciples, It is necessary for causes of trouble to come about, but unhappy is he by whom they come.

    Webster's Revision

    And he said unto his disciples, It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should come; but woe unto him, through whom they come!

    World English Bible

    He said to the disciples, "It is impossible that no occasions of stumbling should come, but woe to him through whom they come!

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he said unto his disciples, It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should come: but woe unto him, through whom they come!

    Definitions for Luke 17:1

    Woe - An expression of grief or indignation.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 17:1

    It is impossible but that offenses will come - Such is the corrupt state of the human heart that, notwithstanding all the influences of grace, and the promises of glory, men will continue to sin against God; and his justice must continue to punish. See on Matthew 18:6 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 17:1

    It is impossible - It cannot but happen. Such is the state of things that "it will be." See these verses explained in the notes at Matthew 18:6-7.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 17:1

    17:1 It is impossible but offences will come - And they ever did and do come chiefly by Pharisees, that is, men who trust in themselves that they are righteous, and despise others. Mt 18:6; Mr 9:42.