World Wide Study Bible
a Bible passage
8 Having food and raiment When he mentions food and raiment, he excludes luxuries and overflowing abundance; for nature is content with a little 122122 “Man wants but little; nor that little long.” — Young’s Night Thoughts. and all that goes beyond the natural use is superfluous. Not that to use them more largely ought to be condemned on its own account, but lusting after them is always sinful.