Luke 12 :25

Luke 12 :25 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

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

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And which of you by taking thought is able to make himself any taller?

Webster's Revision

And which of you by solicitude can add to his stature one cubit?

World English Bible

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

English Revised Version (ERV)

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

Definitions for Luke 12 :25

Cubit - A linear measurement.
Stature - Maturity of life; age; adultness.

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 12 :25

To his stature one cubit? - See on Matthew 6:27 (note).

Barnes's Commentary on Luke 12 :25

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 12 :25

12:25 Which of you can add the least measure - It seems, to add one cubit to a thing (which is the phrase in the original) was a kind of proverbial expression for making the least addition to it.
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