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Luke 12:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— For the life is more than the food, and the body than the raiment.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— The life is more than meat, and the body [is more] than raiment.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— The life is more than food, and the body [is more] than raiment.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— The life is more than food, and the body than raiment.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— For, the life, is more, than the food, and, the body, than, the clothing.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— the life is more than the nourishment, and the body than the clothing.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The life is more than the meat: and the body is more than the raiment.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— The life is more then meate, and the body is more then raiment.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— for the soul is more precious than food, and the body than raiment.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— For the life is more important than food, and the body than raiment.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
The x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
life 5590
{5590} Prime
ψυχή
psuche
{psoo-khay'}
From G5594; breath, that is, (by implication) spirit, abstractly or concretely (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from G4151, which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from G2222, which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew [H5315], [H7307] and [H2416].
is 2076
{2076} Prime
ἐστί
esti
{es-tee'}
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
z5748
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
more 4119
{4119} Prime
πλειῶν
pleion
{pli'-own}
Comparative of G4183; more in quantity, number, or quality; also (in plural) the major portion.
than meat, 5160
{5160} Prime
τροφή
trophe
{trof-ay'}
From G5142; nourishment (literally or figuratively); by implication rations (wages).
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.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
body 4983
{4983} Prime
σῶμα
soma
{so'-mah}
From G4982; the body (as a sound whole), used in a very wide application, literally or figuratively.
[is more] than raiment. 1742
{1742} Prime
ἔνδυμα
enduma
{en'-doo-mah}
From G1746; apparel (especially the outer robe).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 12:22-31.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 12:22-40.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Genesis 19:17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
Job 1:12 And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, all that he hath [is] in thy power; only upon himself put not forth thine hand. So Satan went forth from the presence of the LORD.
Job 2:4 And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life.
Job 2:6 And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he [is] in thine hand; but save his life.
Proverbs 13:8 The ransom of a man's life [are] his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
Acts 27:18-19 And we being exceedingly tossed with a tempest, the next [day] they lightened the ship; ... And the third [day] we cast out with our own hands the tackling of the ship.
Acts 27:38 And when they had eaten enough, they lightened the ship, and cast out the wheat into the sea.
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Gn 19:17. Jb 1:12; 2:4, 6. Pv 13:8. Ac 27:18, 38.

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