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Luke 14:34-35 Good News Translation (GNT)

Worthless Salt

34 “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, there is no way to make it salty again. 35 It is no good for the soil or for the manure pile; it is thrown away. Listen, then, if you have ears!”

Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

Luke 14:34-35 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

About Salt

34 “Salt is good; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored?[a] 35 It is fit neither for the soil nor for the manure pile; they throw it away. Let anyone with ears to hear listen!”

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 14:34 Or how can it be used for seasoning?
New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Luke 14:34-35 Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

34 Salt is excellent. But if even the salt becomes tasteless, what can be used to season it? 35 It is fit for neither soil nor manure — people throw it out. Those who have ears that can hear, let them hear!”

Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)

Copyright © 1998 by David H. Stern. All rights reserved.

Luke 14:34 The Message (MSG)

34 “Salt is excellent. But if the salt goes flat, it’s useless, good for nothing.

“Are you listening to this? Really listening?”

The Message (MSG)

Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson

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