Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Bible References


1 Timothy 6:8
And having sustenance and covering, with these let us be contented.
Exodus 2:21
And Moses will be contented to dwell with the man, and he will give Zipporah his daughter to Moses.
Luke 3:14
And they making war asked him, saying, And what shall do? And he said to them, Shake none violently, neither make slanderous accusation; and be content with your pay.
Philippians 4:11
Not that I speak concerning want; for I have learned, among whom I am, to be satisfied with my condition.

General references

Genesis 34:23
Their cattle and their possession and all their quadrupeds, shall they not be to us? only we will consent to them, and they will dwell with us.
Genesis 43:2
And it shall be when they finished eating the grain which they brought from Egypt, their father will say to them, Turn back, buy for us a little food.
Deuteronomy 32:47
For it is not an empty word for you, but it is your life; and in this word ye shall prolong the days upon the land which ye pass through Jordan there to inherit it
Psalm 37:16
A little to the just one is good more than the wealth of many unjust.
Jeremiah 35:9
Not to build houses for our dwelling; and vineyard and field and seed shall not be to us.