Luke 12:29

“And seeke not yee what yee shall eate, or what ye shall drinke, neither be ye of doubtfull minde.”

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Other Translations

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.
- King James Version

"And do not seek what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not keep worrying.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, and what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And do not give overmuch thought to your food and drink, and let not your mind be full of doubts.
- Basic English Bible

And *ye*, seek not what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, and be not in anxiety;
- Darby Bible

And seek ye not what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.
- Webster's Bible

Therefore, do not be asking what you are to eat nor what you are to drink; and do not waver between hope and fear.
- Weymouth Bible

Don't seek what you will eat or what you will drink; neither be anxious.
- World English Bible

And nyle ye seke, what ye schulen ete, or what ye schulen drynke; and nyle ye be reisid an hiy.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And ye -- seek not what ye may eat, or what ye may drink, and be not in suspense,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:29


12:29 Neither be ye of a doubtful mind - The word in the original signifies, any speculations or musings in which the mind fluctuates, or is suspended (like meteors in the air) in an uneasy hesitation.


Discussion for Luke 12

  • Norm
    And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: And as he went out of the temple, one of his disciples saith unto him, Master, see what manner of stones and what buildings are here! And Jesus said unto them, Seest thou these great buildings? For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ and shall deceive many. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. Take heed that no man deceive you. For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect. See ye not all these things? Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there believe it not. Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh. I am your sign: The days are at hand, and the effect of every vision. For I am the LORD: I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall come to pass it shall be no more prolonged: for in your days, O rebellious house, will I say the word, and will perform it, saith the Lord GOD. Verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down. There shall none of my words be prolonged any more, but the word which I have spoken shall be done, saith the Lord GOD.
  • Joshua
    He will swallow up death in victory and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it. Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth. For he created all things, that they might have their being: and the generations of the world were healthful and there is no poison of destruction in them, nor the kingdom of death upon the earth: For it was neither herb, nor mollifying plaister, that restored them to health: but thy word, O Lord, which healeth all things. For of the most High cometh healing, and he shall receive honour of the king. That thy way may be known upon earth, thy saving health among all nations.
  • Alicia branning
    Be ready always for our Lord, brothers and sisters in Christ. Stand tall and tell others about Jesus and His saving Grace. As we see clearly, the sky and earth, we see our Lord is near to hither His church, in a twinkling of an eye. Look up, dear Christians, for our redemption drawest near. Amen and Hallelujah! Praise Jesus!!
  • Axel
    This shows to me in this individual passage. That no matter how many for however many. God will not forget. So just as we are all sinners, Jesus payed the price for us.
  • Martyn gabriel
    Hallelujah praise the lord xxx
  • John
    Verse 37 says that He will gird Himself and make them sit down to meat and he will come forth and serve them. to me its like He's saying," It is all mine". The meat, which would be the word, and the serving would be when He gave Himself on the cross to give us eternal life thru Himself.
    So I will seek the kingdom of God and all its righteousness.

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