Luke 12:30
New International Version
For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them.

New Living Translation
These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers all over the world, but your Father already knows your needs.

English Standard Version
For all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you need them.

Berean Study Bible
For the Gentiles of the world strive after all these things, and your Father knows that you need them.

Berean Literal Bible
for all the nations of the world seek after these things, and your Father knows that you have need of these.

King James Bible
For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.

New King James Version
For all these things the nations of the world seek after, and your Father knows that you need these things.

New American Standard Bible
For all these things are what the nations of the world eagerly seek; and your Father knows that you need these things.

NASB 1995
"For all these things the nations of the world eagerly seek; but your Father knows that you need these things.

NASB 1977
“For all these things the nations of the world eagerly seek; but your Father knows that you need these things.

Amplified Bible
For all the [pagan] nations of the world greedily seek these things; and your [heavenly] Father [already] knows that you need them.

Christian Standard Bible
For the Gentile world eagerly seeks all these things, and your Father knows that you need them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the Gentile world eagerly seeks all these things, and your Father knows that you need them.

American Standard Version
For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: but your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“For all the people of the world are seeking these things, for your Father knows that these things are necessary for you.”

Contemporary English Version
Only people who don't know God are always worrying about such things. Your Father knows what you need.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For all these things do the nations of the world seek. But your Father knoweth that you have need of these things.

English Revised Version
For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: but your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things.

Good News Translation
(For the pagans of this world are always concerned about all these things.) Your Father knows that you need these things.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Everyone in the world is concerned about these things, but your Father knows you need them.

International Standard Version
because it is the unbelievers who are concerned about all these things. Surely your Father knows that you need them!

Literal Standard Version
for the nations of the world seek after all these things, and your Father has known that you have need of these things;

NET Bible
For all the nations of the world pursue these things, and your Father knows that you need them.

New Heart English Bible
For the nations of the world seek after all of these things, but your Father knows that you need these things.

Weymouth New Testament
For though the nations of the world pursue these things, as for you, your Father knows that you need them.

World English Bible
For the nations of the world seek after all of these things, but your Father knows that you need these things.

Young's Literal Translation
for all these things do the nations of the world seek after, and your Father hath known that ye have need of these things;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Worry
29And do not be concerned about what you will eat or drink. Do not worry about it. 30For the Gentiles of the world strive after all these things, and your Father knows that you need them. 31But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added unto you.…

Cross References
Matthew 6:8
Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask Him.

Luke 12:29
And do not be concerned about what you will eat or drink. Do not worry about it.

Luke 12:31
But seek His kingdom, and these things will be added unto you.


Treasury of Scripture

For all these things do the nations of the world seek after: and your Father knows that you have need of these things.

all.

Matthew 5:47
And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so?

Matthew 6:32
(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.

Ephesians 4:17
This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind,

your.

Luke 12:32
Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Matthew 6:1,8,32
Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven…

Matthew 10:20
For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

the
τὰ (ta)
Article - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

nations
ἔθνη (ethnē)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's 1484: Probably from etho; a race, i.e. A tribe; specially, a foreign one.

of the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

world
κόσμου (kosmou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2889: Probably from the base of komizo; orderly arrangement, i.e. Decoration; by implication, the world (morally).

strive after
ἐπιζητοῦσιν (epizētousin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 1934: To seek after, desire, search for, make inquiries about. From epi and zeteo; to search for; intensively, to demand, to crave.

all
πάντα (panta)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

these things,
ταῦτα (tauta)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.

and
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

Father
Πατὴρ (Patēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3962: Father, (Heavenly) Father, ancestor, elder, senior. Apparently a primary word; a 'father'.

knows
οἶδεν (oiden)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

you need
χρῄζετε (chrēzete)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 5535: To need, have need of, want, desire. From chreia; to make necessity, i.e. Be in want of.

them.
τούτων (toutōn)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's 3778: This; he, she, it.


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