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Luke 12:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and he reasoned within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have not where to bestow my fruits?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “And he began reasoning to himself, saying, ‘What shall I do, since I have no place to store my crops?’
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to deposit my fruits?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he reasoned within himself saying, What shall I do? for I have not [a place] where I shall lay up my fruits.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And he began to deliberate within himself, saying—What shall I do? because I have not where I can gather my fruits.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he was reasoning within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have not where I shall gather together my fruits?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he thought within himself, saying: What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he thought within himselfe, saying, What shall I doe, because I haue no roome where to bestow my fruits?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And he thought within himself, and said, What shall I do? for I have not where to collect my provisions.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he considered with himself, and said: What shall I do; for I have not where I can store up my produce?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he thought 1260
{1260} Prime
διαλογίζομαι
dialogizomai
{dee-al-og-id'-zom-ahee}
From G1223 and G3049; to reckon thoroughly, that is, (generally) to deliberate (by reflection or discussion).
z5711
<5711> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 184
within 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
himself, 1438
{1438} Prime
ἑαυτοῦ
heautou
{heh-ow-too'}
(Including all the other cases); from a reflexive pronoun otherwise obsolete and the genitive (dative or accusative) of G0846; him (her, it, them, also [in conjunction with the personal pronoun of the other persons] my, thy, our, your) -self (-selves), etc.
saying, 3004
{3004} Prime
λέγω
lego
{leg'-o}
A primary verb; properly to 'lay' forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean.
z5723
<5723> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Participle (See G5796)
Count - 2549
What 5101
{5101} Prime
τίς
tis
{tis}
Probably emphatic of G5100; an interrogitive pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions).
shall I do, 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
because 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
I have 2192
{2192} Prime
ἔχω
echo
{ekh'-o}
A primary verb (including an alternate form σχέω [[scheo]], {skheh'-o}; used in certain tenses only); to hold (used in very various applications, literally or figuratively, direct or remote; such as possession, ability, contiguity, relation or condition).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
no 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
room where 4226
{4226} Prime
ποῦ
pou
{poo}
Genitive case of πός [[pos]], an interrogitive pronoun, (what) otherwise obsolete (perhaps the same as G4225 used with the rising slide of inquiry); as adverb of place; at (by implication to) what locality.
to bestow 4863
{4863} Prime
συνάγω
sunago
{soon-ag'-o}
From G4862 and G0071; to lead together, that is, collect or convene; specifically to entertain (hospitably).
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
fruits? 2590
{2590} Prime
καρπός
karpos
{kar-pos'}
Probably from the base of G0726; fruit (as plucked), literally or figuratively.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 12:16-19.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 12:13-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 12:17

What shall I do? — The very language of want! Do? Why, lay up treasure in heaven.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Luke 12:17

And he (f) thought within himself, saying, What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

(f) Reckoned with himself, which is the characteristic of covetous surly men who spend their life in those trifles.

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What:

Luke 12:22 And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.
Luke 12:29 And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.
Luke 10:25 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
Luke 16:3 Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do? for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship: I cannot dig; to beg I am ashamed.
Acts 2:37 Now when they heard [this], they were pricked in their heart, and said unto Peter and to the rest of the apostles, Men [and] brethren, what shall we do?
Acts 16:30 And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved?

shall:

Luke 12:33 Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.
Luke 3:11 He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.
Luke 11:41 But rather give alms of such things as ye have; and, behold, all things are clean unto you.
Luke 14:13-14 But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind: ... And thou shalt be blessed; for they cannot recompense thee: for thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.
Luke 16:9 And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness; that, when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.
Luke 18:22 Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
Luke 19:17 And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.
Ecclesiastes 11:2 Give a portion to seven, and also to eight; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth.
Isaiah 58:7 [Is it] not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Matthew 5:42 Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.
Romans 12:13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.
2 Corinthians 9:6-15 But this [I say], He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully. ... Thanks [be] unto God for his unspeakable gift.
1 Timothy 6:17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
1 John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love [of God], because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down [our] lives for the brethren.
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Ec 11:2. Is 58:7. Mt 5:42. Lk 3:11; 10:25; 11:41; 12:22, 29, 33; 14:13; 16:3, 9; 18:22; 19:17. Ac 2:37; 16:30. Ro 12:13. 2Co 9:6. 1Ti 6:17. 1Jn 3:16.

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