Parallel Verses

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 Version

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 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."

A Conservative Version

Give, and it will be given to you, good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, they will give into your bosom. For with the same measure with which ye measure, it will be measured again to you.

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.

Amplified

Give, and [gifts] will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will they pour into [the pouch formed by] the bosom [of your robe and used as a bag]. For with the measure you deal out [with the measure you use when you confer benefits on others], it will be measured back to you.

An Understandable Version

Give [to others] and you will have [things] given to you. People will pour into your lap a full measure [of goods]; it will be pressed down, shaken together and running over [the edges]. Because the standard you use in giving [to others] will be the standard used [by them or God] in giving back to you."

Anderson New Testament

Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your lap. For with the same measure with which you measure, it shall be measured to you in return.

Bible in Basic English

Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, crushed down, full and running over, they will give to you. For in the same measure as you give, it will be given to you again.

Common New Testament

Give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you."

Daniel Mace New Testament

give and you shall receive: they shall pour into your lap good measure, well pressed, heap'd up, and running over. for in the measure you deal with others, you shall be dealt with yourselves.

Darby Translation

Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall be given into your bosom: for with the same measure with which ye mete it shall be measured to you again.

Godbey New Testament

Forgive, and you shall be forgiven: give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, heaped up, and shaken down, and running over, they will give into your bosom. For with the same measure, which you measure, it will be measured unto you.

Goodspeed New Testament

Give, and they will give to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, they will pour into your lap. For the measure you use with others they in turn will use with you."

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 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 measure out it shall be measured to you again.

Julia Smith Translation

Give, and it shall be given you; good measure, yielded, and shaken, and overflowed, shall they give into your bosom: for with the same measure that ye measure, shall it be measured back to you.

King James 2000

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your lap. For with the same measure that you measure it shall be measured to you again.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Give, and it will be given to you, a good measure--pressed down, shaken, overflowing--they will pour out into your lap. For with the measure by which you measure out, it will be measured out to you in return."

Modern King James verseion

Give, and it shall be given to you, good measure pressed down and shaken together and running over, they shall give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you measure, it shall be measured to you again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosoms. For with what measure ye mete, with the same shall men mete to you again."

Moffatt New Testament

give, and you will have ample measure given you ??they will pour into your lap measure pressed down, shaken together, and running over; for the measure you deal out to others will be dealt back to yourselves."

Montgomery New Testament

"Pardon, and you shall be pardoned; Give, and gifts shall be given to you; Full measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, they shall pour into your bosom. For with what measure you measure, they will measure back to you."

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."

New Heart English Bible

"Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be given to you. For with the same measure you measure it will be measured back to you."

New simplified Bible

Give and it shall be given to you. You will receive a good measure. It will be pressed down, shaken together, running over and they will give it to you. For with the measure that you measure out it will be measured to you also.

Noyes New Testament

give, and it will be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will men give into your bosom; for with what measure ye mete, it will be measured to you in return.

Sawyer New Testament

give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, shall they give into your bosom. For with what measure you measure it shall be measured back to you.

The Emphasized Bible

Give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will they give into your lap; for, with what measure ye mete, shall it be measured back unto you.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

give, and there shall be given unto you; good measure pressed down, and shook, and running over, shall they give into your lap. For with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured back to you again.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Give, and others will give to you. A generous measure, pressed and shaken down, and running over, will they pour into your lap; For the measure that you mete will be meted out to you in return."

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

give, and gifts shall be bestowed on you. Full measure, pressed, shaken down, and running over, shall they pour into your laps; for with the same measure that you use they shall measure to you in return."

Williams New Testament

Practice forgiving others, and you will be forgiven. Practice giving to others, and they will give to you, good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, people will pour into your lap. For the measure you use with others they in turn will use with you."

World English Bible

"Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be given to you. For with the same measure you measure it will be measured back to you."

Worrell New Testament

"Give, and it shall be given to you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will they give into your bosom; for with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again."

Worsley New Testament

give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed and shaken down and running over, shall they give into your bosom: for by the same measure, which ye measure with, shall it be measured back again to you.

Youngs 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.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

and





and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

it shall be given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you , ye , your , not tr ,
Usage: 293

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

μέτρον 
metron 
μέτρον 
metron 
Usage: 8
Usage: 8

πιέζω 
Piezo 
Usage: 0

σαλεύω 
Saleuo 
Usage: 8

ὑπερεκχύνω 
Huperekchuno 
Usage: 0

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your , you , ye , yours , not tr. ,
Usage: 371

κόλπος 
Kolpos 
Usage: 3

For
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

with the same

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

μετρέω 
metreo 
Usage: 6

it shall be measured
ἀντιμετρέω 
Antimetreo 
Usage: 0

to you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you , ye , your , not tr ,
Usage: 293

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Luke 6:38

References

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Plain: On Judging Others

37 "Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; pardon, and you will be pardoned. 38 "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." 39 And He also spoke a parable to them: "A blind man cannot guide a blind man, can he? Will they not both fall into a pit?


Cross References

Mark 4:24

And He was saying to them, "Take care what you listen to. By your standard of measure it will be measured to you; and more will be given you besides.

Proverbs 3:9-10

Honor the LORD from your wealth And from the first of all your produce;

2 Corinthians 9:6-8

Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.

Psalm 79:12

And return to our neighbors sevenfold into their bosom The reproach with which they have reproached You, O Lord.

Proverbs 22:9

He who is generous will be blessed, For he gives some of his food to the poor.

Matthew 7:2

"For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you.

Deuteronomy 15:10

"You shall generously give to him, and your heart shall not be grieved when you give to him, because for this thing the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in all your undertakings.

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, "Seventy kings with their thumbs and their big toes cut off used to gather up scraps under my table; as I have done, so God has repaid me." So they brought him to Jerusalem and he died there.

Proverbs 19:17

One who is gracious to a poor man lends to the LORD, And He will repay him for his good deed.

Isaiah 65:6-7

"Behold, it is written before Me, I will not keep silent, but I will repay; I will even repay into their bosom,

Philippians 4:17-19

Not that I seek the gift itself, but I seek for the profit which increases to your account.

James 2:13

For judgment will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs over judgment.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

"If a malicious witness rises up against a man to accuse him of wrongdoing,

Ezra 7:27-28

Blessed be the LORD, the God of our fathers, who has put such a thing as this in the king's heart, to adorn the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem,

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the gallows which he had prepared for Mordecai, and the king's anger subsided.

Esther 9:25

But when it came to the king's attention, he commanded by letter that his wicked scheme which he had devised against the Jews, should return on his own head and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.

Job 31:16-20

"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Job 42:11

Then all his brothers and all his sisters and all who had known him before came to him, and they ate bread with him in his house; and they consoled him and comforted him for all the adversities that the LORD had brought on him. And each one gave him one piece of money, and each a ring of gold.

Psalm 41:1-2

How blessed is he who considers the helpless; The LORD will deliver him in a day of trouble.

Proverbs 10:22

It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.

Matthew 10:42

"And whoever in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."

Luke 6:30

"Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.

2 Corinthians 8:14-15

at this present time your abundance being a supply for their need, so that their abundance also may become a supply for your need, that there may be equality;

Revelation 16:5-6

And I heard the angel of the waters saying, "Righteous are You, who are and who were, O Holy One, because You judged these things;

Psalm 18:25-26

With the kind You show Yourself kind; With the blameless You show Yourself blameless;

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.



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