Parallel Verses

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 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 it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over [with no space left for more]. For with the standard of measurement you use [when you do good to others], it will be measured to you in return.”

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.

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."

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."

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 
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 
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 
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

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

Images Luke 6:38

Prayers for Luke 6:38

Context Readings

The Sermon On The Plain: On Judging Others

37 "Do not judge, and you will not be judged; do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven. 38 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." 39 He also told them a parable: "Someone who is blind cannot lead another who is blind, can he? Won't they both fall into a pit?


Cross References

Mark 4:24

And he said to them, "Take care about what you hear. The measure you use will be the measure you receive, and more will be added to you.

Proverbs 3:9-10

Honor the Lord from your wealth and from the first fruits of all your crops;

2 Corinthians 9:6-8

My point is this: The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously.

Psalm 79:12

Pay back our neighbors in full! May they be insulted the same way they insulted you, O Lord!

Proverbs 22:9

A generous person will be blessed, for he gives some of his food to the poor.

Matthew 7:2

For by the standard you judge you will be judged, and the measure you use will be the measure you receive.

Deuteronomy 15:10

You must by all means lend to him and not be upset by doing it, for because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you attempt.

Judges 1:7

Adoni-Bezek said, "Seventy kings, with thumbs and big toes cut off, used to lick up food scraps under my table. God has repaid me for what I did to them." They brought him to Jerusalem, where he died.

Proverbs 19:17

The one who is gracious to the poor lends to the Lord, and the Lord will repay him for his good deed.

Isaiah 65:6-7

Look, I have decreed: I will not keep silent, but will pay them back; I will pay them back exactly what they deserve,

Philippians 4:17-19

I do not say this because I am seeking a gift. Rather, I seek the credit that abounds to your account.

James 2:13

For judgment is merciless for the one who has shown no mercy. But mercy triumphs over judgment.

Deuteronomy 19:16-21

If a false witness testifies against another person and accuses him of a crime,

Ezra 7:27-28

Blessed be the Lord God of our fathers, who so moved in the heart of the king to so honor the temple of the Lord which is in Jerusalem!

Esther 7:10

So they hanged Haman on the very gallows that he had prepared for Mordecai. The king's rage then abated.

Esther 9:25

But when the matter came to the king's attention, the king gave written orders that Haman's evil intentions that he had devised against the Jews should fall on his own head. He and his sons were hanged on the gallows.

Job 31:16-20

If I have refused to give the poor what they desired, or caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Job 42:11

So they came to him, all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and they dined with him in his house. They comforted him and consoled him for all the trouble the Lord had brought on him, and each one gave him a piece of silver and a gold ring.

Psalm 41:1-2

For the music director; a psalm of David. How blessed is the one who treats the poor properly! When trouble comes, the Lord delivers him.

Proverbs 10:22

The blessing from the Lord makes a person rich, and he adds no sorrow to it.

Matthew 10:42

And whoever gives only a cup of cold water to one of these little ones in the name of a disciple, I tell you the truth, he will never lose his reward."

Luke 6:30

Give to everyone who asks you, and do not ask for your possessions back from the person who takes them away.

2 Corinthians 8:14-15

At the present time, your abundance will meet their need, so that one day their abundance may also meet your need, and thus there may be equality,

Revelation 16:5-6

Now I heard the angel of the waters saying: "You are just -- the one who is and who was, the Holy One -- because you have passed these judgments,

Psalm 18:25-26

You prove to be loyal to one who is faithful; you prove to be trustworthy to one who is innocent.

Ecclesiastes 11:1-2

Send your grain overseas, for after many days you will get a return.

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