# Luke 14:28

28 For owhich of you, intending to build a tower, does not sit down first and count the cost, whether he has enough to finish it—

### Luke 14:28 — The New International Version (NIV)

28 “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it?

### Luke 14:28 — English Standard Version (ESV)

28 For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it?

### Luke 14:28 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?

### Luke 14:28 — New Living Translation (NLT)

28 “But don’t begin until you count the cost. For who would begin construction of a building without first calculating the cost to see if there is enough money to finish it?

### Luke 14:28 — New Century Version (NCV)

28 If you want to build a tower, you first sit down and decide how much it will cost, to see if you have enough money to finish the job.

### Luke 14:28 — American Standard Version (ASV)

28 For which of you, desiring to build a tower, doth not first sit down and count the cost, whether he have wherewith to complete it?

### Luke 14:28 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

28 For which of you, desirous of building a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, if he have what is needed to complete it;

### Luke 14:28 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

28 “Suppose you want to build a tower. You would first sit down and figure out what it costs. Then you would see if you have enough money to finish it.

### Luke 14:28 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

28 “For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

### Luke 14:28 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, does not first sit down and estimate the cost, to see whether he has enough to complete it?

### Luke 14:28 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

28 For which of you, wanting to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?

### Luke 14:28 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

28 “Suppose someone wants to build a tower. Won’t he sit down first and figure out how much it will cost? Then he will see whether he has enough money to finish it.

### Luke 14:28 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

28 “For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?