Luke 12:25
Strong's Lexicon
Who
τίς (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

of
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

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

by worrying
μεριμνῶν (merimnōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3309: To be over-anxious; with acc: To be anxious about, distracted; I care for. From merimna; to be anxious about.

can
δύναται (dynatai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1410: (a) I am powerful, have (the) power, (b) I am able, I can. Of uncertain affinity; to be able or possible.

add
προσθεῖναι (prostheinai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 4369: To place (put) to, add; I do again. From pros and tithemi; to place additionally, i.e. Lay beside, annex, repeat.

a single hour
πῆχυν (pēchyn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4083: A cubit, about a foot and a half. Of uncertain affinity; the fore-arm, i.e. a cubit.

to
ἐπὶ (epi)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

his
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

lifespan ?
ἡλικίαν (hēlikian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2244: Age, term of life; full age, maturity; stature. From the same as helikos; maturity.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can any of you add a cubit to his height by worrying?

New American Standard Bible
"And which of you by worrying can add a [single] hour to his life's span?

King James Bible
And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?

New Living Translation
Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?

English Standard Version
And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?

New American Standard Bible
"And which of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life's span?

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can any of you add a cubit to his height by worrying?

International Standard Version
Can any of you add an hour to the length of your life by worrying?

NET Bible
And which of you by worrying can add an hour to his life?

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
and who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?






Cross References
Psalm 39:5
Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah.

Matthew 6:27
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

Luke 12:26
If ye then be not able to do that thing which is least, why take ye thought for the rest?

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 12:24
Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?

Luke 12:23
The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

Luke 12:22
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.

Luke 12:27
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.

Luke 12:28
If then God so clothe the grass, which is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, O ye of little faith?
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