Luke 12:17

And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he thought within himselfe, saying, What shall I doe, because I haue no roome where to bestow my fruits?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And he began reasoning to himself, saying, 'What shall I do, since I have no place to store my crops?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he reasoned within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have not where to bestow my fruits?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to himself, What is to be done? for I have no place in which to put all my fruit.
- Basic English Bible

And he reasoned within himself saying, What shall I do? for I have not [a place] where I shall lay up my fruits.
- Darby Bible

And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to deposit my fruits?
- Webster's Bible

and he debated within himself, saying, "`What am I to do? for I have no place in which to store my crops.'
- Weymouth Bible

He reasoned within himself, saying, 'What will I do, because I don't have room to store my crops?'
- World English Bible

And he thouyte with ynne hym silf, and seide, What schal Y do, for Y haue not whidur Y schal gadere my fruytis?
- Wycliffe Bible

and he was reasoning within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have not where I shall gather together my fruits?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:17


12:17 What shall I do? - The very language of want! Do? Why, lay up treasure in heaven.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:17


Lu 12:17 What shall I do? A common perplexity of the rich. They do not know what to do with their surplus wealth, though the needs of humanity call for it.

Discussion for Luke 12:17

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