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

  • BSP
    Verse 4~ The worst thing another human can do to us is to put us to death. Our everlasting life lies in the hands of Jehovah God and it is to him that we should be faithful and loyal to in everything.
  • A disciple
    "..hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time? Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?" Our life in this present evil world is a probationary period until the Day of Reckoning and Eternal Judgment. Good discernment orders its life with a view toward that day in hope of finding mercy, acceptance and salvation.
  • A disciple
    "..Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known." We repent of our sins and begin from that day forward to live with our back to the world and all our old ways, and start reading our Bibles every day, and change our behavior. Over time we experience all outward show being burned up.
  • Eutychus
    Vs. 47, servant beaten with many stripes...Vs. 48, servant beaten with few stripes. Differences of punishment, according to behavior. Hebrews 11:35, "and others were tortured, NOT ACCEPT ING DELIVERANCE; that they might OBTAIN A BETTER RESURRECTION:" Differences of reward...All this makes our casual attitude toward spiritual life, something of a concern. Will we be rewarded big, or rewarded small?
  • Servant of God
    There is division on earth, as Yeshusa has said he brings to earth, because his message is pure doctrine of the Father. The wedding from which he returns is a union unbreakable with the Father. Few on earth are prepared as represented by one who built greater barns to contain his stuff but was not rich toward God. This very day your Soul is required of you by the Father, blessed be He, always
  • A disciple
    Avigayil; You bring up a very important point; which, unfortunately, is too much neglected in the most elementary teaching of Christians. A parable is a short story that uses familiar events to illustrate a religious or ethical point (Collins Dictionary). Jesus said, "Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God..Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?"

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