Luke 14:28
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Holman Christian Standard Bible
“For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

New American Standard Bible
"For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

King James Bible
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have [sufficient] to finish [it]?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won't you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?

New Living Translation
"But don't begin until you count the cost. For who would begin construction of a building without first calculating the cost to see if there is enough money to finish it?

English Standard Version
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?

New American Standard Bible
"For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

King James Bible
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

International Standard Version
"Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. He will first sit down and estimate the cost to see whether he has enough money to finish it, won't he?

NET Bible
For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn't sit down first and compute the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For who among you, who wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate its cost, if he is able to finish it,”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Suppose you want to build a tower. You would first sit down and figure out what it costs. Then you would see if you have enough money to finish it.

King James 2000 Bible
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sits not down first, and counts the cost, whether he has enough to finish it?

American King James Version
For which of you, intending to build a tower, sits not down first, and counts the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

American Standard Version
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doth not first sit down and count the cost, whether he have wherewith to complete it?

Douay-Rheims Bible
For which of you having a mind to build a tower, doth not first sit down, and reckon the charges that are necessary, whether he have wherewithal to finish it:

Darby Bible Translation
For which of you, desirous of building a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, if he have what is needed to complete it;

English Revised Version
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doth not first sit down and count the cost, whether he have wherewith to complete it?

Webster's Bible Translation
For which of you intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he hath sufficient to finish it?

Weymouth New Testament
"Which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not sit down first and calculate the cost, asking if he has the means to finish it? --

World English Bible
For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doesn't first sit down and count the cost, to see if he has enough to complete it?

Young's Literal Translation
'For who of you, willing to build a tower, doth not first, having sat down, count the expence, whether he have the things for completing?
Cross References
Luke 14:27
And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.

Luke 14:29
Lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him,

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 14:26
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.

Luke 14:25
And there went great multitudes with him: and he turned, and said unto them,

Luke 14:30
Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Luke 14:31
Or what king, going to make war against another king, sitteth not down first, and consulteth whether he be able with ten thousand to meet him that cometh against him with twenty thousand?
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