Matthew 6:28
Good News Translation
"And why worry about clothes? Look how the wild flowers grow: they do not work or make clothes for themselves.

Contemporary English Version
Why worry about clothes? Look how the wild flowers grow. They don't work hard to make their clothes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And for raiment why are you solicitous? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin.

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And for raiment why are you solicitous? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin.

why.

Matthew 6:25,31 Therefore I say to you, be not solicitous for your life, what you shall eat, nor for your body, what you shall put on. Is not the life more than the meat: and the body more than the raiment? . . .

Matthew 10:10 Nor scrip for your journey, nor two coats, nor shoes, nor a staff; for the workman is worthy of his meat.

Luke 3:11 And he answering, said to them: He that hath two coats, let him give to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do in like manner.

Luke 22:35,36 When I sent you without purse and scrip and shoes, did you want anything? . . .

the lilies.

Luke 12:27 Consider the lilies, how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin. But I say to you, not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these.

Context
Do Not Worry
27And which of you by taking thought, can add to his stature one cubit? 28And for raiment why are you solicitous? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin. 29But I say to you, that not even Solomon in all his glory was arrayed as one of these.…
Cross References
Hosea 14:5
I will be as the dew, Israel shall spring as the lily, and his root shall shoot forth as that of Libanus.

Matthew 6:25
Therefore I say to you, be not solicitous for your life, what you shall eat, nor for your body, what you shall put on. Is not the life more than the meat: and the body more than the raiment?

Matthew 6:27
And which of you by taking thought, can add to his stature one cubit?

Luke 10:41
And the Lord answering, said to her: Martha, Martha, thou art careful and art troubled about many things:

Luke 12:11
And when they shall bring you into the synagogues and to magistrates and powers, be not solicitous how or what you shall answer, or what you shall say.

Luke 12:22
And he said to his disciples: Therefore I say to you: Be not solicitous for your life, what you shall eat, nor for your body, what you shall put on.

Luke 12:27
Consider the lilies, how they grow: they labour not, neither do they spin. But I say to you, not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these.

Philippians 4:6
Be nothing solicitous: but in every thing, by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your petitions be made known to God.

1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your care upon him, for he hath care of you.

Additional Translations
And why do you worry about clothes? Consider how the lilies of the field grow: They do not labor or spin.

And why do you worry about clothing? Consider carefully how the lilies of the field grow: They do not labor nor do they spin.

And why take you thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

And why are ye anxious concerning raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

And why are ye careful about clothing? Observe with attention the lilies of the field, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin;

And why are ye anxious concerning raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

And why are ye anxious for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field how they grow? they toil not, neither do they spin?

And why be anxious about clothing? Learn a lesson from the wild lilies. Watch their growth. They neither toil nor spin,

Why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They don't toil, neither do they spin,

and about clothing why are ye anxious? consider well the lilies of the field; how do they grow? they do not labour, nor do they spin;
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