1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “so” to indicate a conclusion drawn from the previous illustrations.
2 tn Grk “do not seek,” but this could be misunderstood to mean that people should make no attempt to obtain their food. The translation “do not be overly concerned” attempts to reflect the force of the original.
3 tn The words “about such things” have been supplied to qualify the meaning; the phrase relates to obtaining food and drink mentioned in the previous clause.
4 tn Grk “seek.”
5 tn Grk “seek,” but in the sense of the previous verses.
6 tc Most
7 sn His (that is, God’s) kingdom is a major theme of Jesus. It is a realm in which Jesus rules and to which those who trust him belong. See Luke 6:20; 11:20; 17:20-21.