Matthew 6:28



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,

King James Version

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

International Standard Version

And why do you worry about clothes? Consider the lilies in the field and how they grow. They don't work or spin yarn,

A Conservative Version

And why are ye anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They toil not, nor do they spin,

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

And why should you be anxious about clothes? Consider the lilies of the field and learn thoroughly how they grow; they neither toil nor spin.

An Understandable Version

And why are you worrying about clothing? Consider how [wild] lilies grow in a field; they do not work or weave,

Anderson New Testament

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field how they grow: they toil not, nor do they spin.

Bible in Basic English

And why are you troubled about clothing? See the flowers of the field, how they come up; they do no work, they make no thread:

Common New Testament

And why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin,

Daniel Mace New Testament

And as for rayment, why should that give you pain? consider the lillies of the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin.

Darby Translation

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;

Godbey New Testament

And why are you solicitous concerning raiment? Know the lilies of the field how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin.

Goodspeed New Testament

Why should you worry about clothing? See how the wild flowers grow. They do not toil or spin,

Holman Bible

And why do you worry about clothes? Learn how the wildflowers of the field grow: they don't labor or spin thread.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

And about dress, why are ye anxious? Consider the white lilies of the field, how they grow; they are not wearied, neither do they spin:

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

And why are you anxious about clothing? Observe the lilies of the field, how they grow: they do not toil or spin,

Modern King James verseion

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They do not toil, nor do they spin,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And why care ye then for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They labor not, neither spin:

Moffatt New Testament

And why should you trouble over clothing? Look how the lilies of the field grow; they neither toil nor spin,

Montgomery New Testament

"Why be anxious then about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They toil not, neither do they spin.

NET Bible

Why do you worry about clothing? Think about how the flowers of the field grow; they do not work or spin.

New Heart English Bible

And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They do not toil, neither do they spin,

New simplified Bible

Why are you worried about clothing? Look at how the lilies of the field grow. They do not toil. They do not spin.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

And why are you anxious concerning clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they perform no hard labor, neither do they spin;

The Emphasized Bible

And, about clothing, why are ye anxious? Consider well the lilies of the field, how they grow, - they toil not neither do they spin;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And why are ye anxious about clothing? Contemplate the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, nor spin:

Twentieth Century New Testament

And why be anxious about clothing? Study the wild lilies, and how they grow. They neither toil nor spin;

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

And why should you worry about clothes? Look at the wild lilies and learn how they grow. They do not toil or spin;

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

And why are ye sollicitous about raiment? consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: and yet I tell you,

Youngs Literal Translation

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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

μεριμνάω 
merimnao 
Usage: 7

περί 
Peri 
of , for , concerning , about , as touching , touching , whereof Trans , not tr ,
Usage: 254

ἔνδυμα 
Enduma 
Usage: 2

καταμανθάνω 
Katamanthano 
Usage: 0

the lilies
κρίνον 
Krinon 
Usage: 0

of the field
ἀγρός 
Agros 
Usage: 14

πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

αὐξάνω 
Auxano 
Usage: 17

κοπιάω 
Kopiao 
Usage: 17

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

οὐδέ 
Oude 
neither , nor , not , no not , not so much as , then not , not tr ,
Usage: 83

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 6:28

Context Readings

God And Possessions

27 "And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life? 28 "And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin, 29 yet I say to you that not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.



Cross References

Matthew 6:25

"For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

Matthew 6:31

"Do not worry then, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear for clothing?'

Matthew 10:10

or a bag for your journey, or even two coats, or sandals, or a staff; for the worker is worthy of his support.

Luke 3:11

And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise."

Luke 12:27

"Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory clothed himself like one of these.

Luke 22:35-36

And He said to them, "When I sent you out without money belt and bag and sandals, you did not lack anything, did you?" They said, "No, nothing."

Philippians 4:6

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.



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