Luke 12:27
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English Standard Version
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

King James Bible
Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

American Standard Version
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; yet I say unto you, Even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin. But I say to you, not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these.

English Revised Version
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; yet I say unto you, Even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Webster's Bible Translation
Consider the lilies how they grow: They toil not, they spin not; and yet I say to you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.

Weymouth New Testament
Observe the lilies, how they grow. They neither labour nor spin. And yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendour was as beautifully dressed as one of these.

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Vincent's Word Studies

How they grow

Some texts omit they grow, and read how they toil not, etc.

Toil - spin (κοπιᾷ - νήθει)

Some read, instead of toil, ὑφαίνει weave.

Luke 12:27 Parallel Commentaries

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the lilies.

Luke 12:24 Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feeds them...

Matthew 6:28-30 And why take you thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin...

James 1:10,11 But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away...

that.

1 Kings 10:1-13 And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon concerning the name of the LORD, she came to prove him with hard questions...

2 Chronicles 9:1-12 And when the queen of Sheba heard of the fame of Solomon, she came to prove Solomon with hard questions at Jerusalem...

Cross References
1 Kings 10:4
And when the queen of Sheba had seen all the wisdom of Solomon, the house that he had built,

2 Chronicles 9:3
And when the queen of Sheba had seen the wisdom of Solomon, the house that he had built,

Matthew 6:28
And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin,

Luke 12:26
If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, why are you anxious about the rest?

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