New International Version
"Consider how the wild flowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.
King James Bible
Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Darby Bible Translation
Consider the lilies how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I say unto you, Not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed as one of these.
World English Bible
Consider the lilies, how they grow. They don't toil, neither do they spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Young's Literal Translation
'Consider the lilies, how do they grow? they labour not, nor do they spin, and I say to you, not even Solomon in all his glory was arrayed as one of these;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To his stature one cubit? - See on Matthew 6:27 (note).
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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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.
1 Kings 10:4
When the queen of Sheba saw all the wisdom of Solomon and the palace he had built,
2 Chronicles 9:3
When the queen of Sheba saw the wisdom of Solomon, as well as the palace he had built,
"And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.
Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?
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