Proverbs 15:16



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

King James Version

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

International Standard Version

Better is a little accompanied by fear of the LORD than abundant wealth with turmoil.

A Conservative Version

Better is little with the fear of LORD, than great treasure and trouble with it.

American Standard Version

Better is little, with the fear of Jehovah, Than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Amplified

Better is little with the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord than great and rich treasure and trouble with it.

Bible in Basic English

Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great wealth together with trouble.

Darby Translation

Better is little with the fear of Jehovah than great store and disquietude therewith.

Holman Bible

Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure with turmoil.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Julia Smith Translation

Good is little with the fear of Jehovah more than much treasure and confusion with it

King James 2000

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure with trouble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Better [is] little with the fear of Yahweh than great treasure and trouble with it.

Modern King James verseion

Better is a little with the fear of Jehovah than great treasure and tumult with it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Better is a little, with the fear of the LORD, than great treasure; for they are not without sorrow.

NET Bible

Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great wealth and turmoil with it.

New Heart English Bible

Better is little, with the fear of the LORD, than great treasure with trouble.

New simplified Bible

It is better to have a little with respect for Jehovah than great treasure and trouble.

The Emphasized Bible

Better is a little, with the reverence of Yahweh, than great treasure, and disquietude therewith.

Webster

Better is little with the fear of the LORD, than great treasure and trouble with it.

World English Bible

Better is little, with the fear of Yahweh, than great treasure with trouble.

Youngs Literal Translation

Better is a little with the fear of Jehovah, Than much treasure, and tumult with it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

is little
מעט מעט 
M@`at 
Usage: 101

with the fear
יראה 
Yir'ah 
Usage: 45

of the Lord

Usage: 0

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

אוצר 
'owtsar 
Usage: 79

and trouble
מהוּמה 
M@huwmah 
Usage: 12

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

15 All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a cheerful heart has a continual feast. 16 Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it. 17 Better is a dish of vegetables where love is Than a fattened ox served with hatred.



Cross References

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

Proverbs 16:8

Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.

1 Timothy 6:6

But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.

Ecclesiastes 5:10-12

He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.

Proverbs 10:22

It is the blessing of the LORD that makes rich, And He adds no sorrow to it.

Proverbs 28:6

Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than he who is crooked though he be rich.

Ecclesiastes 2:10-11

All that my eyes desired I did not refuse them I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure, for my heart was pleased because of all my labor and this was my reward for all my labor.

Ecclesiastes 2:18-23

Thus I hated all the fruit of my labor for which I had labored under the sun, for I must leave it to the man who will come after me.



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