Luke 12:23

The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 12:23

The life is more then meate, and the body is more then raiment.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the life is more than the food, and the body than the raiment.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is not life more than food, and the body than its clothing?
- Basic English Bible

The life is more than food, and the body than raiment.
- Darby Bible

The life is more than food, and the body is more than raiment.
- Webster's Bible

For life is a greater gift than food, and the body is a greater gift than clothing.
- Weymouth Bible

Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.
- World English Bible

The lijf is more than mete, and the body more than clothing.
- Wycliffe Bible

the life is more than the nourishment, and the body than the clothing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 12:23

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:23


12:21 Rich toward God - Namely, in faith, and love, and good works.

12:22 #Mt 6:25|.

12:25 Which of you can add the least measure - It seems, to add one cubit to a thing (which is the phrase in the original) was a kind of proverbial expression for making the least addition to it.


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