A Sword Will Pierce Your Own Heart Also

Luke 2:34–35

Works of art by Engelbert Mveng, Tilman Riemenschneider, and Willem Key
Commentaries by Martin Ott

Luke 2:34–35

Bible passage (Revised Standard Version)

34and Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother,

“Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising of many in Israel,

and for a sign that is spoken against

35(and a sword will pierce through your own soul also),

that thoughts out of many hearts may be revealed.”