(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things.
A father does not deal with all his children by one and the same universal rule, but with each child individually. For he is acquainted with their separate, especial wants; he knows them as no one else knows them. Therefore, not only have all their portions, but every one the portion he requires. The delicate one is the most shielded, — the timid one is the most encouraged, — the infirm one is the most helped, — the dull one is the most taught,-the tempted one is the most prayed for, — the returning one is the most rejoiced over. And it is the speciality and the appropriateness of the care which makes the great characteristics of paternal government.
(A. Vaughan, M. A)
Parallel VersesKJV: (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.