Luke 12:21
Modern Translations
New International Version
"This is how it will be with whoever stores up things for themselves but is not rich toward God."

New Living Translation
“Yes, a person is a fool to store up earthly wealth but not have a rich relationship with God.”

English Standard Version
So is the one who lays up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

Berean Study Bible
This is how it will be for anyone who stores up treasure for himself but is not rich toward God.”

New American Standard Bible
Such is the one who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich in relation to God.”

NASB 1995
"So is the man who stores up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

NASB 1977
“So is the man who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.”

Amplified Bible
So it is for the one who continues to store up and hoard possessions for himself, and is not rich [in his relationship] toward God.”

Christian Standard Bible
“That’s how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"That's how it is with the one who stores up treasure for himself and is not rich toward God."

Contemporary English Version
"This is what happens to people who store up everything for themselves, but are poor in the sight of God."

Good News Translation
And Jesus concluded, "This is how it is with those who pile up riches for themselves but are not rich in God's sight."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
That's how it is when a person has material riches but is not rich in his relationship with God."

International Standard Version
That's how it is with the person who stores up treasures for himself rather than with God."

NET Bible
So it is with the one who stores up riches for himself, but is not rich toward God."
Classic Translations
King James Bible
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

New King James Version
“So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.”

King James 2000 Bible
So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

New Heart English Bible
So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

World English Bible
So is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

American King James Version
So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

American Standard Version
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

A Faithful Version
So shall it be to the one who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

Darby Bible Translation
Thus is he who lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

English Revised Version
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Webster's Bible Translation
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich towards God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
So is he that gathereth riches to himselfe, and is not riche in God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
So is he that gathereth riches to him selfe, and is not ryche towardes God.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Thus goeth it with him yt gathereth treasure for himself, and is not riche in God.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
So is it with him that gadereth ryches and is not ryche in God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
So [is] he who is treasuring up to himself, and is not rich toward God.”

Berean Literal Bible
So is the one treasuring up for himself, and not being rich toward God."

Young's Literal Translation
so is he who is treasuring up to himself, and is not rich toward God.'

Smith's Literal Translation
So he treasuring up for himself, and not rich toward God.

Literal Emphasis Translation
So is the one treasuring up for himself, and is not rich unto God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich towards God.

Catholic Public Domain Version
So it is with him who stores up for himself, and is not wealthy with God.”

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Thus is whoever lays down a treasure for himself and is not rich in God.”

Lamsa Bible
Such is he who lays up treasures for himself, and is not rich in the things in God.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
So is he that lays up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God.

Godbey New Testament
So is every one laying up treasure for himself, and not rich toward God.

Haweis New Testament
Just such is every one who heapeth up treasure for self, and is not rich towards God.

Mace New Testament
such is he, who heaps up his treasure here, and makes no provision for another world.

Weymouth New Testament
"So is it with him who amasses treasure for himself, but has no riches in God."

Worrell New Testament
So is he who is laying up treasure for himself, and is not rich toward God."

Worsley New Testament
So is he that heapeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich towards God.








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