Luke 12:25

And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And which of you with taking thought can adde to his stature one cubite?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And which of you by worrying can add a {single} hour to his life's span?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And which of you by being anxious can add a cubit unto the measure of his life?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And which of you by taking thought is able to make himself any taller?
- Basic English Bible

But which of you by being careful can add to his stature one cubit?
- Darby Bible

And which of you by solicitude can add to his stature one cubit?
- Webster's Bible

And which of you is able by anxious thought to add a moment to his life?
- Weymouth Bible

Which of you by being anxious can add a cubit to his height?
- World English Bible

And who of you bithenkynge may put to o cubit to his stature?
- Wycliffe Bible

and who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:25


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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