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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

General references

Bible References

Why

Matthew 6:25
"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Isn't there more to life than food and more to the body than clothing?
Matthew 10:10
no bag for the journey, or an extra tunic, or sandals or staff, for the worker deserves his provisions.
Luke 3:11
John answered them, "The person who has two tunics must share with the person who has none, and the person who has food must do likewise."
Luke 22:35
Then Jesus said to them, "When I sent you out with no money bag, or traveler's bag, or sandals, you didn't lack anything, did you?" They replied, "Nothing."

The lilies

Luke 12:27
Consider how the flowers grow; they do not work or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed like one of these!

General references

Song of Songs 2:2
The Lover to His Beloved: Like a lily among the thorns, so is my darling among the maidens.

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