Put no more trust in man,
who has only the breath in his nostrils.
What is he really worth?
A man is worth far more than a sheep, so it is lawful to do what is good on the Sabbath.”
What is man, that You think so highly of him
and pay so much attention to him?
what is man that You remember him,
the son of man that You look after him?
Lord, what is man, that You care for him,
the son of man, that You think of him?
But one has somewhere testified:What is man that You remember him,
or the son of man that You care for him?
So don’t be afraid therefore; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Indeed, the hairs of your head are all counted. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows!
Consider the ravens: They don’t sow or reap; they don’t have a storeroom or a barn; yet God feeds them. Aren’t you worth much more than the birds?
?BetZion’s precious people—
once worth their weight in pure gold—
how they are regarded as clay jars,
the work of a potter’s hands!
“I assure you: Among those born of women no one greater than John the Baptist has appeared, but the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John, but the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.”