Luke 14:34

Salt is good: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be seasoned?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Salt is good: but if the salt haue lost his sauour, wherewith shall it be seasoned?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Therefore, salt is good; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be seasoned?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Salt therefore is good: but if even the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be seasoned?
- American Standard Version (1901)

For salt is good, but if the taste goes from it, of what use is it?
- Basic English Bible

Salt [then] [is] good, but if the salt also has become savourless, wherewith shall it be seasoned?
- Darby Bible

Salt is good: but if the salt hath lost its savor, with what shall it be seasoned?
- Webster's Bible

Salt is good: but if even the salt has become tasteless, what will you use to season it?
- Weymouth Bible

Salt is good, but if the salt becomes flat and tasteless, with what do you season it?
- World English Bible

Salt is good; but if salt vanysche, in what thing schal it be sauerid?
- Wycliffe Bible

`The salt [is] good, but if the salt doth become tasteless, with what shall it be seasoned?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 14:34


14:34 Salt - Every Christian, but more eminently every minister. #Mt 5:13|; Mr 9:50.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 14:34


Lu 14:34,35 Salt [is] good. See notes on Mt 5:13 Mr 9:50. The Christian is the salt of the earth; the savour is the spirit of self-sacrifice; if it is wanting, his life is worthless.

Discussion for Luke 14

  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 14:11 FOR WHOSOEVER EXALTETH HIMSELF SHALL BE ABASED AND HE THAT HUMBLETH HIMSELF SHALL BE EXALTED EZEKIEL 36:32 NOT FOR YOUR SAKES DO I THIS SAITH THE LORD GOD BE IT KNOWN UNTO YOU BE ASHAMED AND CONFOUNDED FOR YOUR OWN WAYS O HOUSE OF ISRAEL PSALM 66:7 HE RULETH BY HIS POWER FOR EVER HIS EYES BEHOLD THE NATIONS LET NOT THE REBELLIOUS EXALT THEMSELVES
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 14:28 FOR WHICH OF YOU INTENDING TO BUILD A TOWER SITTETH NOT DOWN FIRST AND COUNTETH THE COST WHETHER HE HAVE SUFFICIENT TO FINISH IT 14:29 LEST HAPPLY AFTER HE HATH LAID THE FOUNDATION AND IS NOT ABLE TO FINISH IT ALL THAT BEHOLD IT BEGIN TO MOCK HIM 14:30 SAYING THIS MAN BEGAN TO BUILD AND WAS NOT ABLE TO FINISH
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 14:28 FOR WHICH OF YOU INTENDING TO BUILD A TOWER SITTETH NOT DOWN FIRST AND COUNTETH THE COST WHETHER HE HAVE SUFFICIENT TO FINISH IT 14:29 LEST HAPLY AFTER HE HATH LAID THE FOUNDATION AND IS NOT ABLE TO FINISH IT ALL THAT BEHOLD IT BEGIN TO MOCK HIM MATTHEW 10:22 AND YOU SHALL BE HATED OF ALL MEN FOR MY NAMES SAKE BUT HE THAT ENDURETH UNTO THE END SHALL BE SAVED
  • Bruce
    Jim Hill: I hope all things are well. No matter why we walked away? The Father has opened Arms, waiting for our return! All his children one time or another sIn. Not like we did before salvation, for in Christ we sin a lot less! Thank you Lord for 1John 1:9. Some of us even take a walk for one day,one week, one year--? The Father is calling tenderly,gingerly come home. The end is in sight
  • Bruce
    E.Lesser:Matthew 22, Luke 14:16-24 is about non-believers being invited to come to the supper prepared for whosoever is on the list. Most are too busy to be bothered they are on Broadway Matthew7:13. If you're not on the guest list "Revelations20.15".
    Have you been invited? John6:44,ready 1John 1:9,Matthew3:11.
    You will know !! 2nd Corinthians5:17. What a day that will be!
    Never ending never
  • Oluwagbemiro
    To become the Lord's disciple, you must be ready to back the things of this world and face the cross alone.

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