New International Version
And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it.
King James Bible
And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.
Darby Bible Translation
And *ye*, seek not what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, and be not in anxiety;
World English Bible
Don't seek what you will eat or what you will drink; neither be anxious.
Young's Literal Translation
'And ye -- seek not what ye may eat, or what ye may drink, and be not in suspense,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Neither be ye of doubtful mind - Or, in anxious suspense, μη μετεωριζεσθε. Raphelius gives several examples to prove that the meaning of the word is, to have the mind agitated with useless thoughts, and vain imaginations concerning food, raiment, and riches, accompanied with perpetual uncertainty.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
neither, etc. or, live not in careful suspense.
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).
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True Harvest Joy.
So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'
For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them.
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