New International Version
Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?
King James Bible
And which of you with taking thought can add to his stature one cubit?
Darby Bible Translation
But which of you by being careful can add to his stature one cubit?
World English Bible
Which of you by being anxious can add a cubit to his height?
Young's Literal Translation
and who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To his stature one cubit? - See on Matthew 6:27 (note).
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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.
You have made my days a mere handbreadth; the span of my years is as nothing before you. Everyone is but a breath, even those who seem secure.
Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?
Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
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