Luke 12:31

“ But rather seeke yee the kingdome of God, and all these things shall be added vnto you.”

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Other Translations

But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.
- King James Version

"But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added to you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Yet seek ye his kingdom, and these things shall be added unto you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But let your chief care be for his kingdom, and these other things will be given to you in addition.
- Basic English Bible

but seek his kingdom, and [all] these things shall be added to you.
- Darby Bible

But rather seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added to you.
- Webster's Bible

But make His Kingdom the object of your pursuit, and these things shall be given you in addition.
- Weymouth Bible

But seek God's Kingdom, and all these things will be added to you.
- World English Bible

Netheles seke ye first the kyngdom of God, and alle these thingis schulen be caste to you.
- Wycliffe Bible

but, seek ye the reign of God, and all these things shall be added to you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

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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