Luke 12:22

“¶ And he said vnto his disciples, Therefore I say vnto you, Take no thought for your life what yee shall eate, neither for the body what yee shall put on.”

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And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
- King James Version

And He said to His disciples, "For this reason I say to you, do not worry about {your} life, {as to} what you will eat; nor for your body, {as to} what you will put on.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Be not anxious for `your' life, what ye shall eat; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to his disciples, For this reason I say to you, Take no thought for your life, about what food you will take, or for your body, how it may be clothed.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to his disciples, For this cause I say unto you, Be not careful for life, what ye shall eat, nor for the body, what ye shall put on.
- Darby Bible

And he said to his disciples, Therefore I say to you, Be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
- Webster's Bible

Then turning to His disciples He said, "For this reason I say to you, `Dismiss all anxious care for your lives, inquiring what you are to eat, and for your bodies, what you are to put on.'
- Weymouth Bible

He said to his disciples, "Therefore I tell you, don't be anxious for your life, what you will eat, nor yet for your body, what you will wear.
- World English Bible

And he seide to hise disciplis, Therfor Y seie to you, nyle ye be bisy to youre lijf, what ye schulen ete, nether to youre bodi, with what ye schulen be clothid.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he said unto his disciples, `Because of this, to you I say, Be not anxious for your life, what ye may eat; nor for the body, what ye may put on;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:22


12:22 #Mt 6:25|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:22


Lu 12:22-31 Be not anxious for your life. These verses are found in almost the same words in Mt 6:24-34. See notes there.

Discussion for Luke 12

  • Obbie Beal
    45-46 Jesus prepare our heart
  • Obbie Beal
    43-44 Jesus is still speaking before this multitude; HE has not left earth yet (Jesus know HIS duty, see John 3:16) so ‘again’ Jesus put importance on the ‘duty of the servant /steward’ who remain on duty /earth until Jesus return back to earth then verse 44 /blessings..
  • Obbie Beal

    41-42 Peter want to know specifically who are they Jesus is referring too as it relates those /servants who is waiting for Jesus return; indirectly Jesus answer Peter by introducing Peter to the office of ‘steward’; stewards /servant is given the ‘duty’ for as many Jesus entrust to us, ‘first ourselves individually’ (mother, farther, children, …, …, …,
  • Obbie Beal
    39-40 Jesus remind us again to 'be prepared' for HIS return; always ‘watching’ for HIS return; 24 hours-a-day we must be ‘watching’ for Jesus return.
  • Obbie Beal
    37-38 Jesus declares us blessed (those servants who shall be ‘watching’ for their LORD to return) and Jesus /Himself treat the servants to a feast for faithfully watching; 24 /7 we are to be expecting Jesus return, and yes there is blessings.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 36-37 Jesus knows HE shall return to earth, and Jesus will be expecting us (those Born-Again) to be anxiously waiting

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