Luke 12:26

“If yee then bee not able to doe that thing which is least, why take yee thought for the rest?”

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations

If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest?
- King James Version

"If then you cannot do even a very little thing, why do you worry about other matters?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If then ye are not able to do even that which is least, why are ye anxious concerning the rest?
- American Standard Version (1901)

If, then, you are not able to do even that which is least, why are you troubled about the rest?
- Basic English Bible

If therefore ye cannot [do] even what is least, why are ye careful about the rest?
- Darby Bible

If ye then are not able to do that thing which is least, why are ye anxious for the rest?
- Webster's Bible

If then you are unable to do even a very little thing, why be over-anxious about other matters?
- Weymouth Bible

If then you aren't able to do even the least things, why are you anxious about the rest?
- World English Bible

Therfor if ye moun not that that is leest, what ben ye bisie of othere thingis?
- Wycliffe Bible

If, then, ye are not able for the least -- why for the rest are ye anxious?
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Luke 12

  • Ken
    Luke 12:2 is awfully similar to the Beatles' 2nd verse in the song, "All you need is love"
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 12:10 and whosoever shall speak a word against the SON OF MAN it shall be for forgiven him but unto him that blasphemeth against the holy spirit it shall not be forgiven 2 THESSALONIANS 2:10 AND WITH ALL DECEIVEABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM THAT--PERISH--BECAUSE THEY RECEIVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED JOHN 17:17 SANCTIFY THEM THROUGH THY TRUTH THY WORD IS TRUTH
  • Bruce
    1The Leaven is, Sin/5 Fear God/8 Tell Others what Christ has Done for You and How to be Saved by The Blood of The Lamb/10 Speaking Evil about The Spirit is Not Forgiving/18-34 No Need to Stockpile for Years to Come. Read The Bible, Pray, Tell Others what Christ has Done in Your Life. He Will Take Care of Our Needs.I have Not Seen The Righteous Forsaken Nor His Seed Begging for Bread (Psalm 37:25)
  • Mazie S. Blue
    Luke 12 appears to be almost like the 7 Commandments.Jesus is Instructing his disciples. He's speaking to them in parables say they can understand what he's trying to tell them.He's Prophesying of things to come.Some of them are already in force now.He is instructing his Disciples for us to follow too.He want us to be ready for The Rapture. He's kind of instructing us as a parent.
    I Luv Luke 12.
  • Latoya
    I do not understand the passage fully. Please me get a better understanding. Thank you for your time.
  • Gary Loucks
    Reminds me that God cares about each and every one of His creations

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