sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof

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Etymology[edit]

From the King James Version of the Christian bible's original Greek "ἀρκετὸν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ἡ κακία αὐτῆς" as it appears in Matthew, Chapter VI, 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.

Parallel rabbinical expression in the Babylonian Talmud דיה לצרה בשעתה 'sufficient is the trouble of the hour'.

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Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

  1. No need to worry about the future; the present provides enough to worry about.

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