Luke 6:12
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New Living Translation
One day soon afterward Jesus went up on a mountain to pray, and he prayed to God all night.

King James Bible
And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass in those days that he went out into the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God.

World English Bible
It happened in these days, that he went out to the mountain to pray, and he continued all night in prayer to God.

Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass in those days, he went forth to the mountain to pray, and was passing the night in the prayer of God,

Luke 6:12 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

6:12 In the prayer of God - The phrase is singular and emphatical, to imply an extraordinary and sublime devotion. Mr 3:13.

Luke 6:12 Parallel Commentaries

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The Reward of Obedience.
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.' 'Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye when men shall revile you and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice and be exceeding glad, for great is your reward in heaven; for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.'--Matthew, v. 7, 10 11, 12. Mercy cannot get in where mercy goes not out. The outgoing
George MacDonald—Hope of the Gospel

"Be Doers of the Word. "
I want to remind you again that the mission of this little volume is to teach you how to live. The life beyond depends on the life here. Let me emphasize what I have repeatedly said before: to live as we should, we must live by every word of God. To live by every word of God is not only to hear it but also to do it. We have learned that, in order to enter the city of God and eat of the tree of life, we must do his commandments, and also that it is not "every one that sayeth, Lord, Lord, that shall
C. E. Orr—How to Live a Holy Life

The Golden Rule of Life.
"And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them like wise." Luke 6:31. This is a good rule for every-day living. It is known throughout the Christian world as "The Golden Rule." It has great depths. It contains more no doubt than any of us comprehend. But let us study it for a moment. We might divide it into two rules: First, Do good to all; second, Do harm to none. We would that all men should do us good, and we would that none should do us harm. But if we would see the greater depths
C. E. Orr—How to Live a Holy Life

That all Hope and Trust is to be Fixed in God Alone
O Lord, what is my trust which I have in this life, or what is my greatest comfort of all the things which are seen under Heaven? Is it not Thou, O Lord my God, whose mercies are without number? Where hath it been well with me without Thee? Or when could it be evil whilst Thou wert near? I had rather be poor for Thy sake, than rich without Thee. I choose rather to be a pilgrim upon the earth with Thee than without Thee to possess heaven. Where Thou art, there is heaven; and where Thou are not,
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
1 Samuel 15:11
"I am sorry that I ever made Saul king, for he has not been loyal to me and has refused to obey my command." Samuel was so deeply moved when he heard this that he cried out to the LORD all night.

Isaiah 26:9
All night long I search for you; in the morning I earnestly seek for God. For only when you come to judge the earth will people learn what is right.

Matthew 5:1
One day as he saw the crowds gathering, Jesus went up on the mountainside and sat down. His disciples gathered around him,

Matthew 14:23
After sending them home, he went up into the hills by himself to pray. Night fell while he was there alone.

Mark 3:13
Afterward Jesus went up on a mountain and called out the ones he wanted to go with him. And they came to him.

Luke 5:16
But Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer.

Luke 6:11
At this, the enemies of Jesus were wild with rage and began to discuss what to do with him.

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