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

  • 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
  • Erica Davis
    Please someone clarify this quote for me please :I am a restarted bible beginning studier at this amazing time in my life:- :- with the help of ummmmm God :- :- :- :- Put god 1st in your life all others will flow :- :-
  • 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.
  • John madden for verse 31
    Seek his kingdom put it first..he is preparing us for his kingdom.and he has prepared it for us

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