Luke 12:6

“Are not fiue sparrowes solde for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?”

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Other Translations

Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?
- King James Version

"Are not five sparrows sold for two cents? {Yet} not one of them is forgotten before God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Are not five sparrows sold for two pence? and not one of them is forgotten in the sight of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Are not five sparrows given in exchange for two farthings? and God has every one of them in mind.
- Basic English Bible

Are not five sparrows sold for two assaria? and one of them is not forgotten before God.
- Darby Bible

Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?
- Webster's Bible

Are not five sparrows sold for a penny? and yet not one of them is a thing forgotten in God's sight.
- Weymouth Bible

Aren't five sparrows sold for two assaria coins? Not one of them is forgotten by God.
- World English Bible

Whether fyue sparowis ben not seld for twei halpens; and oon of hem is not in foryetyng bifor God?
- Wycliffe Bible

`Are not five sparrows sold for two assars? and one of them is not forgotten before God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:6


12:6 Are not five sparrows - But trust as well as fear him.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:6


Lu 12:6-9 Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings? See notes on Mt 10:29-33. Sparrows were the cheapest of all birds offered for sale.

Discussion for Luke 12

  • 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.
  • 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.

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