New Living Translation
When you are arrested, don't worry about how to respond or what to say. God will give you the right words at the right time.
King James Bible
But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.
Darby Bible Translation
But when they deliver you up, be not careful how or what ye shall speak; for it shall be given to you in that hour what ye shall speak.
World English Bible
But when they deliver you up, don't be anxious how or what you will say, for it will be given you in that hour what you will say.
Young's Literal Translation
'And whenever they may deliver you up, be not anxious how or what ye may speak, for it shall be given you in that hour what ye shall speak;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:19, Take no thought - Neither at this time, on any sudden call, need we be careful how or what to answer. Luke 12:11.
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Now go! I will be with you as you speak, and I will instruct you in what to say."
"That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life--whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn't life more than food, and your body more than clothing?
You will stand trial before governors and kings because you are my followers. But this will be your opportunity to tell the rulers and other unbelievers about me.
But when you are arrested and stand trial, don't worry in advance about what to say. Just say what God tells you at that time, for it is not you who will be speaking, but the Holy Spirit.
"And when you are brought to trial in the synagogues and before rulers and authorities, don't worry about how to defend yourself or what to say,
for the Holy Spirit will teach you at that time what needs to be said."
"But before all this occurs, there will be a time of great persecution. You will be dragged into synagogues and prisons, and you will stand trial before kings and governors because you are my followers.
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