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Luke 12:15 ESV

15 And he said to them, 1"Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."

References for Luke 12:15

Study tools for Luke 12:15

  • a 12:5 - Greek Gehenna
  • b 12:6 - Greek two assaria; an assarion was a Roman copper coin worth about 1/16 of a denarius (which was a day's wage for a laborer)
  • c 12:25 - Or a single cubit to his stature; a cubit was about 18 inches or 45 centimeters
  • d 12:27 - Some manuscripts Consider the lilies; they neither spin nor weave
  • e 12:31 - Some manuscripts God's
  • f 12:35 - Greek Let your loins stay girded; compare Exodus 12:11
  • g 12:37 - Greek bondservants
  • h 12:39 - Some manuscripts add would have stayed awake and
  • i 12:43 - Greek bondservant; also verses 45, 46, 47
  • j 12:59 - Greek lepton, a Jewish bronze or copper coin worth about 1/128 of a denarius (which was a day's wage for a laborer)