Luke 12:30

“For all these things doe the nations of the world seeke after: and your father knoweth that yee haue neede of these things.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
- King James Version

"For all these things the nations of the world eagerly seek; but your Father knows that you need these things.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: but your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the nations of the world go in search of all these things: but your Father has knowledge that you have need of them.
- Basic English Bible

for all these things do the nations of the world seek after, and your Father knows that ye have need of these things;
- Darby Bible

For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.
- Webster's Bible

For though the nations of the world pursue these things, as for you, your Father knows that you need them.
- Weymouth Bible

For the nations of the world seek after all of these things, but your Father knows that you need these things.
- World English Bible

For folkis of the world seken alle these thingis; `and your fadir woot, that ye neden alle these thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

for all these things do the nations of the world seek after, and your Father hath known that ye have need of these things;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Luke 12

  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 12:15 and HE said unto them take heed and beware of covetousness for a mans life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth JOHN 14:6 JESUS saith unto him I am the way the truth AND THE LIFE no man cometh unto THE FATHER but by ME JOHN 6:63 it is the spirit that quickeneth the flesh profiteth nothing THE WORDS that I SPEAK unto you they are spirit and THEY ARE LIFE
  • Stephen B
    5 And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit? This has nothing to do with your 'height'. This means by thinking you can not add one second to the years of your life.

  • BSP
    If we closely observe the ravens or birds we see that they are fed and are clothed with beautiful feathers. If Jehovah God takes care of these creatures, how much more so will he take care of us?
  • Geraldine Bulos
    Why worry? Remember there is GOD our GOD the Omnipotent, Omnipresence, Omniscient. Mighty of all. The LORD of all. Hallelujah!
  • BSP
    Jehovah God cares for the birds by giving them what is needed to feed them and make sure they are clothed. If God cares for the birds, we can have confidence that he will care for our needs.
  • 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.

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