Luke 6:38
Strong's Lexicon
Give,
δίδοτε (didote)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

it will be given
δοθήσεται (dothēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

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

A good
καλὸν (kalon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2570: Properly, beautiful, but chiefly good, i.e. Valuable or virtuous.

measure,
μέτρον (metron)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3358: An apparently primary word; a measure, literally or figuratively; by implication, a limited portion.

pressed down,
πεπιεσμένον (pepiesmenon)
Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4085: To press down, press together, as in a measure. Another form for piazo; to pack.

shaken together,
σεσαλευμένον (sesaleumenon)
Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4531: From salos; to waver, i.e. Agitate, rock, topple or destroy; figuratively, to disturb, incite.

[and] running over
ὑπερεκχυννόμενον (hyperekchynnomenon)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5240: To pour out so that it overflows. From huper and the alternate form of ekcheo; to pour out over, i.e. to overflow.

will be poured
δώσουσιν (dōsousin)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

into
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

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

lap.
κόλπον (kolpon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2859: Apparently a primary word; the bosom; by analogy, a bay.

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

with the
()
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3739: Who, which, what, that.

measure
μέτρῳ (metrō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3358: An apparently primary word; a measure, literally or figuratively; by implication, a limited portion.

you [use],
μετρεῖτε (metreite)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3354: To measure (out), estimate. From metron; to measure; by implication, to admeasure.

it will be measured back
ἀντιμετρηθήσεται (antimetrēthēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 488: To measure in return, give equivalent measure. From anti and metreo; to mete in return.

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

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure  — pressed down, shaken together, and running over  — will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.”

New American Standard Bible
"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure-- pressed down, shaken together, [and] running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."

King James Bible
Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you."

New Living Translation
Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you in full--pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount you get back."

English Standard Version
give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”

New American Standard Bible
"Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure-- pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return."

King James Bible
Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Give, and it will be given to you; a good measure--pressed down, shaken together, and running over--will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you."

International Standard Version
Give, and it will be given to you. A large quantity, pressed together, shaken down, and running over will be put into your lap, because you'll be evaluated by the same standard with which you evaluate others."

NET Bible
Give, and it will be given to you: A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be poured into your lap. For the measure you use will be the measure you receive."

American Standard Version
give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, shall they give into your bosom. For with what measure ye mete it shall be measured to you again.

English Revised Version
give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, shall they give into your bosom. For with what measure ye mete it shall be measured to you again.

Young's Literal Translation
'Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed, and shaken, and running over, they shall give into your bosom; for with that measure with which ye measure, it shall be measured to you again.'






Cross References
Psalm 79:12
And render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O Lord.

Proverbs 19:17
He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.

Isaiah 65:6
Behold, it is written before me: I will not keep silence, but will recompense, even recompense into their bosom,

Isaiah 65:7
Your iniquities, and the iniquities of your fathers together, saith the LORD, which have burned incense upon the mountains, and blasphemed me upon the hills: therefore will I measure their former work into their bosom.

Jeremiah 32:18
Thou shewest lovingkindness unto thousands, and recompensest the iniquity of the fathers into the bosom of their children after them: the Great, the Mighty God, the LORD of hosts, is his name,

Matthew 7:2
For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.

Mark 4:24
And he said unto them, Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given.

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 6:37
Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

Luke 6:36
Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

Luke 6:35
But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind unto the unthankful and to the evil.
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