Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

The lilies

Bible References

Why

Matthew 6:25
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink; nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?
Matthew 10:10
nor bag for your journey, nor two tunics, nor sandals, nor a staff; for the worker is worthy of his food.
Luke 3:11
And he answered them, "He who has two tunics, let him share with him who has none; and he who has food, let him do likewise."
Luke 22:35
And he said to them, "When I sent you out with no purse or bag or sandals, did you lack anything?" They said, "Nothing."

The lilies

Luke 12:27
Consider the lilies, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.