New International Version
For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes.
King James Bible
The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.
Darby Bible Translation
The life is more than food, and the body than raiment.
World English Bible
Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.
Young's Literal Translation
the life is more than the nourishment, and the body than the clothing.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Take no thought - Be not anxiously careful. See on Matthew 6:25 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryOctober 23 Morning
A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.--LUKE 12:15. A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.--Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith.--Godliness with contentment is great gain. Having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
May 14. "But God" (Luke xii. 20).
October the Nineteenth Ready!
True Harvest Joy.
Then Jesus said to his disciples: "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.
Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds!
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