Luke 12:27

“Consider the Lillies how they growe, they toile not; they spinne not: and yet I say vnto you, that Solomon in all his glory, was not arayed like one of these.”

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Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
- King James Version

"Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Consider the lilies, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; yet I say unto you, Even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give thought to the flowers: they do no work, they make no thread; and still I say to you, Even Solomon, in all his glory, was not clothed like one of these.
- Basic English Bible

Consider the lilies how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I say unto you, Not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed as one of these.
- Darby Bible

Consider the lilies how they grow: They toil not, they spin not; and yet I say to you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
- Webster's Bible

Observe the lilies, how they grow. They neither labour nor spin. And yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendour was as beautifully dressed as one of these.
- Weymouth Bible

Consider the lilies, how they grow. They don't toil, neither do they spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
- World English Bible

Biholde ye the lilies of the feeld, hou thei wexen; thei trauelen not, nethir spynnen. And Y seie to you, that nethir Salomon in al his glorie was clothid as oon of these.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Consider the lilies, how do they grow? they labour not, nor do they spin, and I say to you, not even Solomon in all his glory was arrayed as one of these;
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Luke 12

  • Obbie Beal
    verse 5 Jesus warn us to fear HIM that has power to kill and cast that same person into hell.
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 2-3 Jesus teach us how records are kept on us individually; our personals actions or no-action (hands, tongues, heart/ thoughts,) is entered in a super .... THAT belonging to Jehovah / God; (though not mention here, GOD also has a plan called FORGIVENESS and when we exercise our rights through JESUS our 'recorded sins' are forgiven. Thank GOD for Jesus. WOW! WOW! WOW!
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 1 warns us of the danger of hypocrisy; here we see it taught /lived by those holding a leadership role; in this example above hypocrisy is small like 1-grain of sand, but very powerful; it is easily believed; it quickly spread faster then wild fire and just as destructive, especially when conceived by the heart / a by-stander.
  • 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)

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