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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE - Chapter 12 - Verse 17

Verse 17. He thought within himself. He reasoned or inquired. He was anxious and perplexed. Riches increase thought and perplexity. Indeed, this is almost their only effect—to engross the thoughts and steal the heart away from better things, in order to take care of the useless wealth.

No room. Everything was full.

To bestow. To place, to hoard, to collect.

My fruits. Our word fruits is not applied to grain; but the Greek word is applied to all the produce of the earth—not only fruit, but also grain. This is likewise the old meaning of the English word, especially in the plural number.

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