Parallel Verses

King James Version

Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

New American Standard Bible

"And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life?

Holman Bible

Can any of you add a single cubit to his height by worrying?

International Standard Version

Can any of you add a single hour to the length of your life by worrying?

A Conservative Version

And which man of you by being anxious can add one cubit to his life span?

American Standard Version

And which of you by being anxious can add one cubit unto the measure of his life?

Amplified

And who of you by worrying and being anxious can add one unit of measure (cubit) to his stature or to the span of his life?

An Understandable Version

And which one of you can worry yourself into living a single day longer?

Anderson New Testament

Which of you, by his anxiety, can add one span to his life?

Bible in Basic English

And which of you by taking thought is able to make himself a cubit taller?

Common New Testament

Which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his span of life?

Daniel Mace New Testament

who by all his sollicitude can add one moment to his age?

Darby Translation

But which of you by carefulness can add to his growth one cubit?

Godbey New Testament

And which one of you being solicitous is able to add one moment to his existence?

Goodspeed New Testament

But which of you with all his worry can add a single hour to his life?

John Wesley New Testament

Are ye not much better than they? And which of you by taking thought can add to his age the smallest measure?

Julia Smith Translation

Which of you, being anxious, can add one cubit to his size?

King James 2000

Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And who among you, [by] being anxious, is able to add one hour to his life span?

Modern King James verseion

Which of you by being anxious can add one cubit to his stature?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Which of you, though he took thought therefore, could put one cubit unto his stature?

Moffatt New Testament

Which of you can add an ell to his height by troubling about it?

Montgomery New Testament

"Which one of you by being anxious is able to add even one cubit to his stature?

NET Bible

And which of you by worrying can add even one hour to his life?

New Heart English Bible

"And which of you, by being anxious, can add one cubit to his height?

Noyes New Testament

But who of you by anxious thought can add to his life one cubit?

Sawyer New Testament

Which of you by being anxious can add one cubit to his stature?

The Emphasized Bible

But who from among you, being anxious, can add to his stature one cubit?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But which of you, by his cares, can add one cubit to his stature?

Twentieth Century New Testament

But which of you, by being anxious, can prolong his life a single moment?

Webster

Which of you by anxious care can add one cubit to his stature?

Weymouth New Testament

Which of you by being over-anxious can add a single foot to his height?

Williams New Testament

But which of you by worrying can add a single minute to his life?

World English Bible

"Which of you, by being anxious, can add one moment to his lifespan?

Worrell New Testament

And who of you, by being anxious, can add to his stature one cubit?

Worsley New Testament

And which of you by all his thought can add one cubit to his stature?

Youngs Literal Translation

'And who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

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

μεριμνάω 
merimnao 
Usage: 7

can
δύναμαι 
Dunamai 
can , cannot , be able, may , able,
Usage: 140

add
προστίθημι 
Prostithemi 
Usage: 11

one
εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

πῆχυς 
Pechus 
Usage: 2

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

his

Usage: 0

Context Readings

God And Possessions

26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? 27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? 28 And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:



Cross References

Ecclesiastes 3:14

I know that, whatsoever God doeth, it shall be for ever: nothing can be put to it, nor any thing taken from it: and God doeth it, that men should fear before him.

Matthew 5:36

Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black.

Luke 12:25-26

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

Psalm 39:5-6

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.

1 Corinthians 12:18

But now hath God set the members every one of them in the body, as it hath pleased him.

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