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Luke 12:31 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Yet seek ye his kingdom, and these things shall be added unto you.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— “But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added to you.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But rather seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things shall be added to you.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— but seek his kingdom, and [all] these things shall be added to you.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Notwithstanding, be seeking his kingdom,—and, these things, shall be added unto you.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— but, seek ye the reign of God, and all these things shall be added to you.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his justice: and all these things shall be added unto you.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But rather seeke yee the kingdome of God, and all these things shall be added vnto you.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But seek the kingdom of Aloha, and these all shall be added to you.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things will be added to you.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But x4133
(4133) Complement
πλήν
plen
{plane}
From G4119; moreover (besides), that is, albeit, save that, rather, yet.
rather y4133
[4133] Standard
πλήν
plen
{plane}
From G4119; moreover (besides), that is, albeit, save that, rather, yet.
seek x2212
(2212) Complement
ζητέω
zeteo
{dzay-teh'-o}
Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life).
ye y2212
[2212] Standard
ζητέω
zeteo
{dzay-teh'-o}
Of uncertain affinity; to seek (literally or figuratively); specifically (by Hebraism) to worship (God), or (in a bad sense) to plot (against life).
z5720
<5720> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Imperative (See G5794)
Count - 592
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).
kingdom 932
{0932} Prime
βασιλεία
basileia
{bas-il-i'-ah}
From G0935; properly royalty, that is, (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively).
of 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.
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.
all 3956
{3956} Prime
πᾶς
pas
{pas}
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
these things 5023
{5023} Prime
ταῦτα
tauta
{tow'-tah}
Nomitive or accusative neuter plural of G3778; these things.
shall be added 4369
{4369} Prime
προστίθημι
prostithemi
{pros-tith'-ay-mee}
From G4314 and G5087; to place additionally, that is, lay beside, annex, repeat.
z5701
<5701> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 251
unto you. 5213
{5213} Prime
ὑμῖν
humin
{hoo-min'}
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
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

Luke 12:31

(8) But rather seek ye the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.

(8) They will lack nothing who are diligent for the kingdom of heaven.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Luke 10:42 But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
1 Kings 3:11-13 And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for thyself, nor hast asked the life of thine enemies; but hast asked for thyself understanding to discern judgment; ... And I have also given thee that which thou hast not asked, both riches, and honour: so that there shall not be any among the kings like unto thee all thy days.
Psalms 34:9 O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for [there is] no want to them that fear him.
Psalms 37:3 Trust in the LORD, and do good; [so] shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
Psalms 37:19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
Psalms 37:25 I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Psalms 84:11 For the LORD God [is] a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good [thing] will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
Isaiah 33:16 He shall dwell on high: his place of defence [shall be] the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters [shall be] sure.
Matthew 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
John 6:27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.
Romans 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? If God [be] for us, who [can be] against us?
1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
Hebrews 13:5 [Let your] conversation [be] without covetousness; [and be] content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
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1K 3:11. Ps 34:9; 37:3, 19, 25; 84:11. Is 33:16. Mt 6:33. Lk 10:42. Jn 6:27. Ro 8:31. 1Ti 4:8. He 13:5.

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