Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

For 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.

International Standard Version

because 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.

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 And he said to his disciples, "For this [reason] I tell you, do not be anxious for [your] life, what you will eat, or for [your] body, what you will wear. 23 For life is more than food, and the body [more than] clothing. 24 Consider the ravens, that they neither sow nor reap; to them there is neither storeroom nor barn, and God feeds them. How much more are you worth than the birds?


Cross References

Genesis 19:17

And after bringing them outside [one] said, "Flee for your life; do not look behind you, and do not stand anywhere in the plain. Flee to the mountains lest you be destroyed."

Job 1:12

So Yahweh said to Satan, "Look, {all that belongs to him} is in your {power}. Only do not stretch out your hand {against} him." So Satan went out from Yahweh's {presence}.

Job 2:4

Then Satan answered him and said, "Skin for skin! All that {that} man has he will give for his life.

Job 2:6

So Yahweh said to Satan, "{All right}, he [is] in your {power}. Only spare his life."

Proverbs 13:8

The ransom of the life of a man [is] his wealth, but the poor does not receive a threat.

Acts 27:18-19

And [because] we were violently battered by the storm, on the next [day] {they began} jettisoning [the cargo],

Acts 27:38

And [when they] had eaten their fill of food, they lightened the ship [by] throwing the wheat into the sea.

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