Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof
It implies that we should not worry about the future, since each day contains an ample burden of evils and suffering.
- "Each day has enough trouble of its own." (New American Standard Bible)
- "There is no need to add to the troubles each day brings" (Today's English Version)
Dr Thomas Sheridan wrote an eloquent sermon upon this text on the occasion of the death of Queen Anne. He absent-mindedly reused it for the anniversary of the accession of King George I and was, on this account, suspected of being a Jacobite and lost his chaplaincy.
- Thomas Curtis (1829), The London encyclopaedia, 21
- Babylonian TalmudBerakhot 9b
- J Frank (1971), The Use of Modern Translations and Their Effect in Replacing the King James Version (PDF), archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-12
- John Albert Broadus (1886), Commentary on Matthew, p. 151, ISBN 978-0-8254-2283-6
- "An Irish Bull", The Victoria history of England, Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1865