Matthew 6:34

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of it selfe: sufficient vnto the day is the euill thereof.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"So do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Be not therefore anxious for the morrow: for the morrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then have no care for tomorrow: tomorrow will take care of itself. Take the trouble of the day as it comes.
- Basic English Bible

Be not careful therefore for the morrow, for the morrow shall be careful about itself. Sufficient to the day [is] its own evil.
- Darby Bible

Therefore be not anxious for the morrow: for the morrow will be solicitous for the things of itself. Sufficient to the day is its own evil.
- Webster's Bible

Do not be over-anxious, therefore, about to-morrow, for to-morrow will bring its own cares. Enough for each day are its own troubles.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore don't be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day's own evil is sufficient.
- World English Bible

Therfor nyle ye be bisy in to the morew, for the morew shal be bisi to `hym silf; for it suffisith to the dai his owen malice.
- Wycliffe Bible

Be not therefore anxious for the morrow, for the morrow shall be anxious for its own things; sufficient for the day [is] the evil of it.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 6:34


6:34 The morrow shall take thought for itself - That is, he careful for the morrow when it comes. The evil thereof - Speaking after the manner of men. But all trouble is, upon the whole, a real good. It is good physic which God dispenses daily to his children, according to the need and the strength of each.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 6:34


Mt 6:34 Take, therefore, no thought for the morrow. Again, it should read, as in the Revised Version, "Have no anxiety about tomorrow". The morrow shallll take thought for the things of itself. Not "take care of itself", but bring its own cares, anxieties and troubles. We should not foolishly increase our present burden by borrowing trouble about tomorrow.

Discussion for Matthew 6

  • Angela
    How wonderful that Matthew 6 gives us The Lord's Prayer and tells us how to pray and be in service to others.
  • Justus kiambi
    The chapter is very imspiring.lets store our treasurers in heraven where. they
    are safe
  • Obbie Beal
    Forgiving is a essential daily food needed by the body. Leaving forgiveness out of our daily life is like refusing to drink water.... don't drink water bring on a 'slow but show' death.
  • SpiderIvy
    Shouldn't verse 10 be ON Earth, instead of In Earth???
  • Lucy
    Its about what you do silently with your heart that counts not what you say ...
  • Matthew Mutua
    It only makes sense to look up to God's restraints concerning charity. Why blow one's own trumpet?

    If only we could be committed to doing the right thing in disregard of recognition...

    This chapter encourages us to wait for the most important thing: God's reward during the messiah's second coming.

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