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Luke 12:25

25 Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your lifea?

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Read Luke 12:25 Using Other Translations

And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit?
And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?
Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?

What does Luke 12:25 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 12:25

And which of you with taking thought
In an anxious and distressing manner, for food and raiment, in order to preserve and continue life,

add to his stature one cubit?
The Persic version reads, "to his stature and height", as if this referred to the height of stature; whereas it seems rather to regard the age of a man, and the continuance of his life; (See Gill on Matthew 6:27).

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