New International Version
So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'
King James Bible
Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?
Darby Bible Translation
Be not therefore careful, saying, What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or What shall we put on?
World English Bible
"Therefore don't be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?', 'What will we drink?' or, 'With what will we be clothed?'
Young's Literal Translation
therefore ye may not be anxious, saying, What may we eat? or, What may we drink? or, What may we put round?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? etc. - These three inquiries engross the whole attention of those who are living without God in the world. The belly and back of a worldling are his compound god; and these he worships in the lust of the flesh, in the lust of the eye, and in the pride of life.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
What shall we eat.
LibraryThe Distracted Mind
Eversley. 1871. Matthew vi. 34. "Take no thought for the morrow, for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof." Scholars will tell you that the words "take no thought" do not exactly express our Lord's meaning in this text. That they should rather stand, "Be not anxious about to-morrow." And doubtless they are right on the whole. But the truth is, that we have no word in English which exactly expresses the Greek word which St Matthew …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
August 27. "Take no Thought for Your Life" (Matt. vi. 25).
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'Lead us not into Temptation'
He provides food for those who fear him; he remembers his covenant forever.
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?
Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?
"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things,
"When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend yourselves or what you will say,
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.
And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it.
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