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Luke 17:5–6

Increase Our Faith

cThe apostles said to the Lord, d“Increase our faith!” And the Lord said, eIf you had faith like fa grain of mustard seed, you could say to this gmulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.

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Luke 17:5–6 — The New International Version (NIV)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”

He replied, If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith. And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root, and be thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Show us how to increase our faith.”

The Lord answered, If you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘May you be uprooted and be planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you!

Luke 17:5–6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

And the apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.”

So the Lord said, If you have faith as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be pulled up by the roots and be planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — New Century Version (NCV)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Give us more faith!”

The Lord said, “If your faith were the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Dig yourself up and plant yourself in the sea,’ and it would obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith. And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye would say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou rooted up, and be thou planted in the sea; and it would obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the apostles said to the Lord, Give more faith to us. But the Lord said, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye had said to this sycamine tree, Be thou rooted up, and be thou planted in the sea, and it would have obeyed you.

Luke 17:5–6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Then the apostles said to the Lord, “Give us more faith.” 

The Lord said, “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Pull yourself up by the roots, and plant yourself in the sea!’ and it would obey you. 

Luke 17:5–6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.”

If you have faith the size of a mustard seed,” the Lord said, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” The Lord replied, If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And the apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” So the Lord said, “If you have faith like a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Give us more faith!”

He replied, “Suppose you have faith as small as a mustard seed. Then you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be pulled up. Be planted in the sea.’ And it will obey you.

Luke 17:5–6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!”

And the Lord said, If you had faith like a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and be planted in the sea’; and it would obey you.