New Living Translation
For life is more than food, and your body more than clothing.
King James Bible
The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.
Darby Bible Translation
The life is more than food, and the body than raiment.
World English Bible
Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.
Young's Literal Translation
the life is more than the nourishment, and the body than the clothing.
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'I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled!'--LUKE xii. 49. We have here one of the rare glimpses which our Lord gives us into His inmost heart, His thought of His mission, and His feelings about it. If familiarity had not weakened the impression, and dulled the edge, of these words, how startling they would seem to us! 'I am come'--then, He was, before He came, and He came by His own voluntary act. A Jewish peasant says that He is going to set the world on fire-and …
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Then, turning to his disciples, Jesus said, "That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life--whether you have enough food to eat or enough clothes to wear.
Look at the ravens. They don't plant or harvest or store food in barns, for God feeds them. And you are far more valuable to him than any birds!
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