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

  • Wendy Ann
    It please Father to give us His Kingdom, this reminds me of Matt 6:33 seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness and all other things shall be added.. As a disciple of Christ, I honesty think that throughout our Lives here on Earth, 2 things we should seek. .As of Matt 6:33 GOD'S kingdom and His Righteousness. . As we do this Father is pleased to give us the Kingdom
  • Lu2677
    Luke 12;1-5 Jesus warns me; and I trust him. Fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.I hope with all my heart that I will never forget it, reject it, or speak against it, If the Lord is willing he will continue to give me understanding in this matter, I have his peace in this. His mercy endures forever. Every word of God is pure. There is no fear in love, I love him and I fear him,trembling
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    This chapter is exceedingly rich in the Words of Jesus calling us to service, to know that He cares for us in spite of our frailties and failings and to be ever watchful for He could return for His Bride any time.
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 12:4 AND I SAY UNTO YOU MY FRIENDS BE NOT AFRAID OF THEM THAT KILL THE BODY AND AFTER THAT HAVE NO MORE THAT THEY CAN DO *****12:5 BUT I WILL FOREWARN YOU WHOM YOU SHALL FEAR FEAR HIM WHICH AFTER HE HATH KILLED HATH POWER TO CAST INTO HELL YEA I SAY UNTO YOU FEAR HIM
  • Stephende
    This chapter foretells who shall enter the kingdom of God, and it will be those who watch for His coming. But it is not in the flesh but spiritual just as the heart Jesus speaks of is not a pump. He forewarns that what we do on earth in our lifetime predicts what becomes of our soul. Jesus is NOT coming to earth again to rule. Read the parables and learn that how we are is where we will go
  • Irene123
    To disciple - You spend a lot of time instructing others - back at cha', disciple; we're pretty much alike - in that respect. I am telling the truth as I say this: I pray for all of those on here - you are part of 'all'. The peace and love of Jesus be with you this Saturday, disciple, have a blessed day.

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