Parallel Verses

King James Version

Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

New American Standard Bible

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

Holman Bible

So don’t worry, saying, ‘What will we eat?’ or ‘What will we drink?’ or ‘What will we wear?’

International Standard Version

"So don't ever worry by saying, "What are we going to eat?' or "What are we going to drink?' or "What are we going to wear?'

A Conservative Version

Be not therefore anxious, saying, What may we eat? or, What may we drink? or, What may we wear?

American Standard Version

Be not therefore anxious, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?

Amplified

Therefore do not worry and be anxious, saying, What are we going to have to eat? or, What are we going to have to drink? or, What are we going to have to wear?

An Understandable Version

Therefore, do not worry by asking, 'What are we going to eat?' or 'What are we going to drink?' or 'What are we going to wear?'

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, be not anxious, saying: What shall we eat? or, what shall we drink? or, with what shall we be clothed?

Bible in Basic English

Then do not be full of care, saying, What are we to have for food or drink? or, With what may we be clothed?

Common New Testament

Therefore do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'

Daniel Mace New Testament

therefore make no such sollicitous enquiries, as what shall we eat? or what shall we drink? or how shall we be clothed?

Darby Translation

Be not therefore careful, saying, What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or What shall we put on?

Godbey New Testament

Therefore be not solicitous, saying, What can we eat? or what can we drink? or with what can we be clothed?

Goodspeed New Testament

So do not worry and say, 'What shall we have to eat?' or 'What shall we have to drink?' or 'What shall we have to wear?'

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore take not thought, saying, What shall we eat, or what shall we drink, or what shall we wear?

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore be ye not anxious, saying: What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, What shall we put round us?

King James 2000

Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, How shall we be clothed?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear?,'

Modern King James verseion

Therefore do not be anxious, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, With what shall we be clothed?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore take no thought, saying, 'What shall we eat?' Or. 'What shall we drink?' Or, 'Wherewith shall we be clothed?'

Moffatt New Testament

Do not be troubled, then, and cry, 'What are we to eat?' or 'what are we to drink?' or 'how are we to be clothed?'

Montgomery New Testament

"Then do not be anxious, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'"

NET Bible

So then, don't worry saying, 'What will we eat?' or 'What will we drink?' or 'What will we wear?'

New Heart English Bible

"Therefore do not be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?', 'What will we drink?' or, 'With what will we be clothed?'

Noyes New Testament

Therefore be not anxious, saying, What shall we eat, or what shall we drink, or wherewith shall we he clothed?

Sawyer New Testament

Be not anxious, therefore, saying, What shall we eat? or what shall we drink? or with what shall we be clothed?

The Emphasized Bible

Do not then be anxious saying, What shall we eat? or What shall we drink? or Wherewithal shall we be arrayed?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wherefore be under no anxiety, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, With what shall we be clothed?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Do not then ask anxiously 'What can we get to eat?' or 'What can we get to drink?' or 'What can we get to wear?'

Webster

Therefore be not anxious, saying, What shall we eat? or what shall we drink? or, with what shall we be clothed?

Weymouth New Testament

Do not be over-anxious, therefore, asking 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'

Williams New Testament

So never worry and say, 'What are we going to have to eat? What are we going to have to drink? What are we going to have to wear?'

World English Bible

"Therefore don't be anxious, saying, 'What will we eat?', 'What will we drink?' or, 'With what will we be clothed?'

Worrell New Testament

Be not, therefore, anxious, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink!' or 'What shall we put on?'

Worsley New Testament

Be not therefore anxious, saying, What shall we eat, or what shall we drink, or how shall we be clothed?

Youngs Literal Translation

therefore ye may not be anxious, saying, What may we eat? or, What may we drink? or, What may we put round?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

μεριμνάω 
merimnao 
Usage: 7

no
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

μεριμνάω 
merimnao 
Usage: 7

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

τίς 
Tis 
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344
Usage: 344

shall we eat
φάγω 
Phago 
Usage: 54

or
ἤ 

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199
Usage: 199

πίνω πίω πόω 
Pino 
drink, drink of
Usage: 31

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 6:31

Images Matthew 6:31

Prayers for Matthew 6:31

Context Readings

God And Possessions

30 Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith? 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? 32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.



Cross References

1 Peter 5:7

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Psalm 55:22

Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

Matthew 15:33

And his disciples say unto him, Whence should we have so much bread in the wilderness, as to fill so great a multitude?

Luke 12:29

And seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind.

Leviticus 25:20-22

And if ye shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase:

2 Chronicles 25:9

And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do for the hundred talents which I have given to the army of Israel? And the man of God answered, The LORD is able to give thee much more than this.

Psalm 78:18-31

And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.

Matthew 4:4

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain