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Luke 12:13–15

13 And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me. 14 And he said unto him, sMan, twho made me a judge or a divider over you? 15 And he said unto them, uTake heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

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Luke 12:13–15 — The New International Version (NIV)

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

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.”

Luke 12:13–15 — English Standard Version (ESV)

13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions.”

Luke 12:13–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 Then someone called from the crowd, “Teacher, please tell my brother to divide our father’s estate with me.”

14 Jesus replied, Friend, who made me a judge over you to decide such things as that?” 15 Then he said, Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.”

Luke 12:13–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 Then one from the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”

14 But He said to him, Man, who made Me a judge or an arbitrator over you?” 15 And He said to them, Take heed and beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.”

Luke 12:13–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 Someone in the crowd said to Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide with me the property our father left us.”

14 But Jesus said to him, “Who said I should judge or decide between you?” 15 Then Jesus said to them, “Be careful and guard against all kinds of greed. Life is not measured by how much one owns.”

Luke 12:13–15 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

13 And one out of the multitude said unto him, Teacher, bid my brother divide the inheritance with me. 14 But he said unto him, Man, who made me a judge or a divider over you? 15 And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.

Luke 12:13–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 And a person said to him out of the crowd, Teacher, speak to my brother to divide the inheritance with me. 14 But he said to him, Man, who established me as a judge or a divider over you? 15 And he said to them, Take heed and keep yourselves from all covetousness, for it is not because a man is in abundance that his life is in his possessions.

Luke 12:13–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to give me my share of the inheritance that our father left us.”

14 Jesus said to him, “Who appointed me to be your judge or to divide your inheritance?”

15 He told the people, “Be careful to guard yourselves from every kind of greed. Life is not about having a lot of material possessions.”

Luke 12:13–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 Someone from the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”

14 Friend,” He said to him, who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 He then told them, Watch out and be on guard against all greed because one’s life is not in the abundance of his possessions.”

Luke 12:13–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” 14 But he said to him, Friend, who set me to be a judge or arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, Take care! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.”

Luke 12:13–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 Now someone from the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me!” 14 But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or an arbitrator over you?” 15 And he said to them, “Watch out and guard yourselves from all greediness, because not even when someone has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.”

Luke 12:13–15 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

13 Someone in the crowd spoke to Jesus. “Teacher,” he said, “tell my brother to divide the family property with me.”

14 Jesus replied, “Friend, who made me a judge or umpire between you?”

15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against wanting to have more and more things. Life is not made up of how much a person has.”

Luke 12:13–15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 Someone in the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.”

14 But He said to him, Man, who appointed Me a judge or arbitrator over you?”

15 Then He said to them, Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.”