Luke 12:25
New International Version
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?

New Living Translation
Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?

English Standard Version
And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

Berean Study Bible
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?

Berean Literal Bible
And which of you, being anxious, is able to add one hour to his lifespan?

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

New King James Version
And which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature?

New American Standard Bible
And which of you by worrying can add a day to his life’s span?

NASB 1995
"And which of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life's span?

NASB 1977
“And which of you by being anxious can add a single cubit to his life’s span?

Amplified Bible
And which of you by worrying can add one hour to his life’s span?

Christian Standard Bible
Can any of you add one moment to his life span by worrying?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can any of you add a cubit to his height by worrying?

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

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Which of you by taking pains can add one cubit to his height?”

Contemporary English Version
Can worry make you live longer?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And which of you, by taking thought, can add to his stature one cubit?

English Revised Version
And which of you by being anxious can add a cubit unto his stature?

Good News Translation
Can any of you live a bit longer by worrying about it?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Can any of you add an hour to your life by worrying?

International Standard Version
Can any of you add an hour to the length of your life by worrying?

Literal Standard Version
And who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?

NET Bible
And which of you by worrying can add an hour to his life?

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
and who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Worry
24Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storehouse or barn; yet God feeds them. How much more valuable you are than the birds! 25 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? 26So if you cannot do such a small thing, why do you worry about the rest?…

Cross References
Psalm 39:5
You, indeed, have made my days as handbreadths, and my lifetime as nothing before You. Truly each man at his best exists as but a breath. Selah

Matthew 6:27
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?

Luke 12:26
So if you cannot do such a small thing, why do you worry about the rest?


Treasury of Scripture

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

Luke 19:3
And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the press, because he was little of stature.

Matthew 5:36
Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.

Matthew 6:27
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Who
τίς (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

of
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

you
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

by worrying
μεριμνῶν (merimnōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3309: To be over-anxious; with acc: To be anxious about, distracted; I care for. From merimna; to be anxious about.

can
δύναται (dynatai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

add
προσθεῖναι (prostheinai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 4369: To place (put) to, add; I do again. From pros and tithemi; to place additionally, i.e. Lay beside, annex, repeat.

a single hour
πῆχυν (pēchyn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4083: A cubit, about a foot and a half. Of uncertain affinity; the fore-arm, i.e. a cubit.

to
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

his
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

lifespan?
ἡλικίαν (hēlikian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 2244: Age, term of life; full age, maturity; stature. From the same as helikos; maturity.


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