New Living Translation
Can all your worries add a single moment to your life?
King James Bible
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
Darby Bible Translation
But which of you by carefulness can add to his growth one cubit?
World English Bible
"Which of you, by being anxious, can add one moment to his lifespan?
Young's Literal Translation
'And who of you, being anxious, is able to add to his age one cubit?
Matthew 6:27 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:27 And which of you - If you are ever so careful, can even add a moment to your own life thereby? This seems to be far the most easy and natural sense of the words.
LibraryFebruary 12. "But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You" (Matt. vi. 33).
"But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you" (Matt. vi. 33). For every heart that is seeking anything from the Lord this is a good watchword. That very thing, or the desire for it, may unconsciously separate you from the Lord, or at least from the singleness of your purpose unto Him. The thing we desire may be a right thing, but we may desire it in a distrusting and selfish spirit. Let us commit it to Him, and not cease to believe for …
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth
Consider the Lilies of the Field
'Thy Kingdom Come'
'Thy Will be Done'
You have made my life no longer than the width of my hand. My entire lifetime is just a moment to you; at best, each of us is but a breath." Interlude
"That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life--whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn't life more than food, and your body more than clothing?
"And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don't work or make their clothing,
"So don't worry about these things, saying, 'What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?'
"So don't worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today's trouble is enough for today.
But the Lord said to her, "My dear Martha, you are worried and upset over all these details!
"And when you are brought to trial in the synagogues and before rulers and authorities, don't worry about how to defend yourself or what to say,
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