New Living Translation
"I tell you the truth, everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, the Son of Man will also acknowledge in the presence of God's angels.
King James Bible
Also I say unto you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, him shall the Son of man also confess before the angels of God:
Darby Bible Translation
But I say to you, Whosoever shall confess me before men, the Son of man will confess him also before the angels of God;
World English Bible
"I tell you, everyone who confesses me before men, him will the Son of Man also confess before the angels of God;
Young's Literal Translation
'And I say to you, Every one -- whoever may confess with me before men, the Son of Man also shall confess with him before the messengers of God,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:8 And I say to you - If you avoid all hypocrisy, and openly avow my Gospel: The Son of man shall confess you - before the angels - At the last day. Mr 8:38; Lu 9:26.
LibraryFire on Earth
'I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled!'--LUKE xii. 49. We have here one of the rare glimpses which our Lord gives us into His inmost heart, His thought of His mission, and His feelings about it. If familiarity had not weakened the impression, and dulled the edge, of these words, how startling they would seem to us! 'I am come'--then, He was, before He came, and He came by His own voluntary act. A Jewish peasant says that He is going to set the world on fire-and …
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But Jesus replied, "Foxes have dens to live in, and birds have nests, but the Son of Man has no place even to lay his head."
"Everyone who acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven.
In the same way, there is joy in the presence of God's angels when even one sinner repents."
If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
All who are victorious will be clothed in white. I will never erase their names from the Book of Life, but I will announce before my Father and his angels that they are mine.
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