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Luke 12:24 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Consider the ravens, that they sow not, neither reap; which have no store-chamber nor barn; and God feedeth them: of how much more value are ye than the birds!
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap; they have no storeroom nor barn, and [yet] God feeds them; how much more valuable you are than the birds!
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap: which neither have store-house, nor barn; and God feedeth them: How much more are ye better than the fowls?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Consider the ravens, that they sow not nor reap; which have neither storehouse nor granary; and God feeds them. How much better are *ye* than the birds?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Consider well the ravens—That they sow nor, neither do they reap, which have neither chamber nor barn,—and, God, feedeth, them! By how much do, ye, excel, the birds?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— 'Consider the ravens, that they sow not, nor reap, to which there is no barn nor storehouse, and God doth nourish them; how much better are ye than the fowls?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Consider the ravens, for they sow not, neither do they reap, neither have they storehouse nor barn, and God feedeth them. How much are you more valuable than they?
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Consider the rauens, for they neither sow nor reape, which neither haue storehouse nor barne, and God feedeth them: How much more are yee better then the foules?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Consider the ravens, which sow not nor reap, which have no chambers or barns, yet Aloha feeds them. How much, therefore, are you better than the fowls!
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Consider the ravens, which sow not, nor reap, nor have cellars and storehouses; yet God provideth them food. How much more important now are ye, than the birds!

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Consider 2657
{2657} Prime
κατανοέω
katanoeo
{kat-an-o-eh'-o}
From G2596 and G3539; to observe fully.
z5657
<5657> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 376
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).
ravens: 2876
{2876} Prime
κόραξ
korax
{kor'-ax}
Perhaps from G2880; a crow (from its voracity).
for 3754
{3754} Prime
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
they neither 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
sow 4687
{4687} Prime
σπείρω
speiro
{spi'-ro}
Probably strengthened from G4685 (through the idea of extending); to scatter, that is, sow (literally or figuratively).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
nor 3761
{3761} Prime
οὐδέ
oude
{oo-deh'}
From G3756 and G1161; not however, that is, neither, nor, not even.
reap; 2325
{2325} Prime
θερίζω
therizo
{ther-id'-zo}
From G2330 (in the sense of the crop); to harvest.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
which 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
neither 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
have 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
storehouse 5009
{5009} Prime
ταμεῖον
tameion
{tam-i'-on}
Neuter contraction of a presumed derivative of ταμίας [[tamias]] (a dispenser or distributor; akin to τέμνω [[temno]], to cut); a dispensary or magazine, that is, a chamber on the ground floor or interior of an Oriental house (generally used for storage or privacy, a spot for retirement).
nor 3761
{3761} Prime
οὐδέ
oude
{oo-deh'}
From G3756 and G1161; not however, that is, neither, nor, not even.
barn; 596
{0596} Prime
ἀποθήκη
apotheke
{ap-oth-ay'-kay}
From G0659; a repository, that is, granary.
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.
God 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
feedeth 5142
{5142} Prime
τρέφω
trepho
{tref'-o}
A primary verb (properly θρέφω [[threpho]]; but perhaps strengthened from the base of G5157 through the idea of convolution); properly to stiffen, that is, fatten (by implication to cherish [with food, etc.], pamper, rear).
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
them: 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
how much 4214
{4214} Prime
πόσος
posos
{pos'-os}
From an obsolete 'pos' (who, what) and G3739; interrogitive pronoun (of amount) how much (large, long or [plural] many).
more 3123
{3123} Prime
μᾶλλον
mallon
{mal'-lon}
Neuter of the comparative of the same as G3122; (adverb) more (in a greater degree) or rather.
are y1308
[1308] Standard
διαφέρω
diaphero
{dee-af-er'-o}
From G1223 and G5342; to bear through, that is, (literally) transport; usually to bear apart, that is, (objectively) to toss about (figuratively report); subjectively to 'differ', or (by implication) surpass.
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
ye y5210
[5210] Standard
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
better x1308
(1308) Complement
διαφέρω
diaphero
{dee-af-er'-o}
From G1223 and G5342; to bear through, that is, (literally) transport; usually to bear apart, that is, (objectively) to toss about (figuratively report); subjectively to 'differ', or (by implication) surpass.
x5210
(5210) Complement
ὑμεῖς
humeis
{hoo-mice'}
Irregular plural of G4771; you (as subject of verb).
than y1308
[1308] Standard
διαφέρω
diaphero
{dee-af-er'-o}
From G1223 and G5342; to bear through, that is, (literally) transport; usually to bear apart, that is, (objectively) to toss about (figuratively report); subjectively to 'differ', or (by implication) surpass.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
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).
fowls? 4071
{4071} Prime
πετεινόν
peteinon
{pet-i-non'}
Neuter of a derivative of G4072; a flying animal, that is, bird.
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
the ravens:
The raven is a species of the corvus, or crow tribe, of the order Pic, known by its large size, its plumage being of a bluish black, and tail roundish at the end. It was probably selected by our Lord as being unclean.
1 Kings 17:1-6 And Elijah the Tishbite, [who was] of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, [As] the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word. ... And the ravens brought him bread and flesh in the morning, and bread and flesh in the evening; and he drank of the brook.
Job 38:41 Who provideth for the raven his food? when his young ones cry unto God, they wander for lack of meat.
Psalms 145:15-16 The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season. ... Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
Psalms 147:9 He giveth to the beast his food, [and] to the young ravens which cry.
Mark 6:26 And the king was exceeding sorry; [yet] for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.

how:

Luke 12:7 But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Luke 12:30-32 For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things. ... Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
Job 35:11 Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and maketh us wiser than the fowls of heaven?
Matthew 10:31 Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.
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