Luke 8:18
Good News Translation
"Be careful, then, how you listen; because those who have something will be given more, but whoever has nothing will have taken away from them even the little they think they have."

Contemporary English Version
Pay attention to how you listen! Everyone who has something will be given more, but people who have nothing will lose what little they think they have.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take heed therefore how you hear. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given: and whosoever hath not, that also which he thinketh he hath shall be taken away from him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Take heed therefore how you hear. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given: and whosoever hath not, that also which he thinketh he hath shall be taken away from him.

heed.

Luke 9:44 And all were astonished at the mighty power of God. But while all wondered at all the things he did, he said to his disciples: Lay you up in your hearts these words, for it shall come to pass that the Son of man shall be delivered into the hands of men.

Deuteronomy 32:46,47 And he said to them: Set your hearts on all the words, which I testify to you this day: which you shall command your children to observe and to do, and to fulfil all that is written in this law: . . .

Proverbs 2:2-5 For if thou shalt call for wisdom, and incline thy heart to prudence: . . .

Mark 4:23,24 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear. . . .

Mark 13:14 And when you shall see the abomination of desolation, standing where it ought not (he that readeth let him understand): then let them that are in Judea flee unto the mountains.

Acts 10:33 Immediately therefore I sent to thee: and thou hast done well in coming. Now, therefore, all we are present in thy sight to hear all things whatsoever are commanded thee by the Lord.

Acts 17:11 Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all eagerness, daily searching the scriptures, whether these things were so.

Hebrews 2:1 Therefore ought we more diligently to observe the things which we have heard lest perhaps we should let them slip.

James 1:19-25 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger. . . .

1 Peter 2:1,2 Wherefore laying away all malice and all guile and dissimulations and envies and all detractions, . . .

for.

Luke 19:26 But I say to you that to every one that hath shall be given, and he shall abound: and from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken from him.

Matthew 13:12 For he that hath, to him shall be given, and he shall abound: but he that hath not, from him shall be taken away that also which he hath.

Matthew 25:29 For to every one that hath shall be given, and he shall abound: but from him that hath not, that also which he seemeth to have shall be taken away.

Mark 4:25 For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, that also which he hath shall be taken away from him.

John 15:2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he will take away: and every one that beareth fruit, he will purge it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

from.

Luke 12:20,21 But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee. And whose shall those things be which thou hast provided? . . .

Luke 16:2-4,19-25 And he called him and said to him: How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship: for now thou canst be steward no longer. . . .

Matthew 7:22,23 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name? . . .

1 Corinthians 13:1-3 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. . . .

seemeth to have.

Proverbs 14:12 There is a way which seemeth just to a man: but the ends thereof lead to death.

Romans 12:3 For I say, by the grace that is given me, to all that are among you, not to be more wise than it behoveth to be wise, but to be wise unto sobriety and according as God hath divided to every one the measure of faith.

1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seem to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 8:2 And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he hath not yet known as he ought to know.

1 Corinthians 14:37 If any seem to be a prophet or spiritual, let him know the things that I write to you, that they are the commandments of the Lord.

Philippians 3:4 Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinketh he may have confidence in the flesh, I more:

James 1:26 And if any man think himself to be religious, not bridling his tongue but deceiving his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

Context
The Lesson of the Lamp
17For there is not any thing secret that shall not be made manifest, nor hidden that shall not be known and come abroad. 18Take heed therefore how you hear. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given: and whosoever hath not, that also which he thinketh he hath shall be taken away from him. 19And his mother and brethren came unto him: and they could not come at him for the crowd.…
Cross References
Matthew 13:12
For he that hath, to him shall be given, and he shall abound: but he that hath not, from him shall be taken away that also which he hath.

Matthew 25:29
For to every one that hath shall be given, and he shall abound: but from him that hath not, that also which he seemeth to have shall be taken away.

Mark 4:25
For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, that also which he hath shall be taken away from him.

Luke 19:26
But I say to you that to every one that hath shall be given, and he shall abound: and from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken from him.

1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seem to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

Additional Translations
Pay attention, therefore, to how you listen. Whoever has will be given more, but whoever does not have, even what he thinks he has will be taken away from him.”

Therefore take heed how you hear; for whoever might have, to him will be given; and whoever might not have, even what he seems to have will be taken away from him."

Take heed therefore how you hear: for whoever has, to him shall be given; and whoever has not, from him shall be taken even that which he seems to have.

Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that which he thinketh he hath.

Take heed therefore how ye hear; for whosoever has, to him shall be given, and whosoever has not, even what he seems to have shall be taken from him.

Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that which he thinketh he hath.

Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whoever hath, to him shall be given; and whoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.

Be careful, therefore, how you hear; for whoever has anything, to him more shall be given, and whoever has nothing, even that which he thinks he has shall be taken away from him."

Be careful therefore how you hear. For whoever has, to him will be given; and whoever doesn't have, from him will be taken away even that which he thinks he has."

'See, therefore, how ye hear, for whoever may have, there shall be given to him, and whoever may not have, also what he seemeth to have, shall be taken from him.'
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