Luke 12:13-21 TNIV

The Parable of the Rich Fool

13 Someone in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me."

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      14 Jesus replied, "Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?"
      15 Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions."1

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      16 And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest.
      17 He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.'
      18 "Then he said, 'This is what I'll do. I will tear down my barns and build bigger ones, and there I will store my surplus grain.
      19 And I'll say to myself, "You have plenty of grain laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry." '
      20 "But God said to him, 'You fool!2 This very night your life will be demanded from you.3 Then who will get what you have prepared for yourself ?'4

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      21 "This is how it will be with those who store up things for themselves but are not rich toward God."5

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