Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

because life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.

New American Standard Bible

"For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.

King James Version

The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

Holman Bible

For life is more than food and the body more than clothing.

A Conservative Version

For the life is more than the food, and the body, the clothing.

American Standard Version

For the life is more than the food, and the body than the raiment.

Amplified

For life is more than food, and the body [more] than clothes.

An Understandable Version

For there are more important things in life than food, and [more important things about] your body than the clothing [you wear].

Anderson New Testament

Life is a greater gift than food, and the body, than clothing.

Bible in Basic English

Is not life more than food, and the body than its clothing?

Common New Testament

For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

Darby Translation

The life is more than food, and the body than raiment.

Godbey New Testament

The soul is more than food, and the body more than raiment.

Goodspeed New Testament

Life is more important than food, and the body than clothes.

John Wesley New Testament

The life is more than meat, and the body than raiment.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The life is more than food, and the body is more than raiment.

Julia Smith Translation

The soul is more than food, and the body than clothing.

King James 2000

The life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For life is more than food, and the body [more than] clothing.

Modern King James verseion

Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment.

Moffatt New Testament

life is something more than food, and the body is something more than clothes.

Montgomery New Testament

"For the life is more than food, and the body is more than clothes.

NET Bible

For there is more to life than food, and more to the body than clothing.

New Heart English Bible

Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.

Noyes New Testament

The life is more than its food, and the body than its raiment.

Sawyer New Testament

Is not the soul more than the food, and the body than the clothing?

The Emphasized Bible

For, the life, is more, than the food, and, the body, than, the clothing.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

The life is more than food, and the body than raiment.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For life is more than food, and the body than its clothes.

Webster

The life is more than food, and the body is more than raiment.

Weymouth New Testament

For life is a greater gift than food, and the body is a greater gift than clothing.

Williams New Testament

Your life is worth more than food, and your body more than clothes.

World English Bible

Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing.

Worrell New Testament

for the soul is more than the food; and the body, than the clothing.

Worsley New Testament

the life is more than food, and the body than raiment.

Youngs Literal Translation

the life is more than the nourishment, and the body than the clothing.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

πλείων πλεῖον πλέον 
Pleion 
Usage: 40

τροφή 
Trophe 
meat, food, some meat, not tr
Usage: 12

and

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

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Anxiety

22 Then Jesus told his disciples, "That's why I'm telling you to stop worrying about your life what you will eat or about your body what you will wear, 23 because life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. 24 Consider the crows. They don't plant or harvest, they don't even have a storeroom or barn, yet God feeds them. How much more valuable are you than birds!


Cross References

Genesis 19:17

Then one of them said, "Flee for your lives! Don't look back or stop anywhere on the plain. Escape to the hills, or you'll be swept away!"

Job 1:12

Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, everything he owns is under your control, only you may not extend your hand against him." So Satan left the LORD's presence.

Job 2:4

Satan answered the LORD, "Skin for skin! The man will give up everything that he owns in exchange for his health.

Job 2:6

Then the LORD told Satan, "Very well then, he is under your control. Just preserve his life."

Proverbs 13:8

The life of a wealthy man may be held for ransom, but whoever is poor receives no threats.

Acts 27:18-19

The next day, because we were being tossed so violently by the storm, they began to throw the cargo overboard.

Acts 27:38

After they had eaten all they wanted, they began to lighten the ship by dumping its cargo of wheat into the sea.

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