Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But piety with contentment is great gain,

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Holman Bible

But godliness with contentment is a great gain.

International Standard Version

Of course, godliness with contentment does bring a great profit.

American Standard Version

But godliness with contentment is great gain:

Amplified

But godliness actually is a source of great gain when accompanied by contentment [that contentment which comes from a sense of inner confidence based on the sufficiency of God].

An Understandable Version

But godliness [itself] is great gain, [when it is] accompanied by contentment.

Anderson New Testament

But godliness, with a contented disposition, is great gain.

Bible in Basic English

But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:

Common New Testament

But godliness with contentment is itself great gain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Religion indeed with contentment leads to great gain.

Darby Translation

But piety with contentment is great gain.

Godbey New Testament

Godliness with contentment is great gain,

Goodspeed New Testament

And religion with contentment is a great means of gain.

John Wesley New Testament

But godliness with content is great gain.

Julia Smith Translation

But devotion with contentment is great gain.

King James 2000

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But godliness with contentment is a great means of gain.

Modern King James verseion

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Godliness is great riches, if a man be content with that he hath.

Moffatt New Testament

And so it is ??provided it goes with a contented spirit;

Montgomery New Testament

Now godliness with contentment is truly gainful;

NET Bible

Now godliness combined with contentment brings great profit.

New Heart English Bible

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Noyes New Testament

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Sawyer New Testament

But piety with contentment is great gain.

The Emphasized Bible

Now it is a great means of gain - godliness, with a sufficiency of ones own;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And a great source of gain religion is, when it brings contentment with it!

Webster

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Weymouth New Testament

And godliness *is* gain, when associated with contentment;

Williams New Testament

Now the fact is, religion with contentment is a means of great gain.

World English Bible

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Worrell New Testament

But godliness with contentment is a great source of gain;

Worsley New Testament

But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Youngs Literal Translation

but it is great gain -- the piety with contentment;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

εὐσέβεια 
Eusebeia 
Usage: 15

with
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346

αὐτάρκεια 
Autarkeia 
Usage: 2

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

References

Images 1 Timothy 6:6

Prayers for 1 Timothy 6:6

Context Readings

False Teachers And The Love Of Money

5 constant frictions of men corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing piety to be a means of gain. Withdraw from such. 6 But piety with contentment is great gain, 7 for we brought nothing into the world. It is clear that neither can we carry anything out,



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

For bodily exercise is profitable for a little, but piety is profitable for all things, having promise of the present life, and of that which is coming.

Hebrews 13:5

The Way of life is to be without love of money, being content with the things that are present, for he has said, I will, no, not leave thee, and also, I will, no, not forsake thee.

1 Timothy 6:8

but having food and covering we will be content with these.

Psalm 37:16

Better is a little that the righteous man has than the abundance of many wicked men.

Proverbs 15:16

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

Proverbs 16:8

Better is a little, with righteousness, than great revenues with injustice.

Philippians 4:11-13

Not that I speak regarding need, for I have learned in what things I am to be content.

Exodus 2:21

And Moses was content to dwell with the man, and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.

Psalm 84:11

For LORD God is a sun and a shield. LORD will give grace and glory. He will withhold no good thing from those who walk uprightly.

Proverbs 3:13-18

Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gets understanding.

Proverbs 8:18-21

Riches and honor are with me, durable wealth and righteousness.

Matthew 6:32-33

For the Gentiles seek after all these things, for your heavenly Father knows that ye need all these things.

Luke 3:14

And men who were soldiers also questioned him, saying, And we, what should we do? And he said to them, Do violence to no man, nor accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.

Luke 12:31-32

However, seek ye the kingdom of God, and all these things will be added to you.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we also take pride in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance,

Romans 8:28

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, who are the called according to purpose.

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

For our slight momentary affliction works for us an eternal weight of glory from extraordinariness to extraordinariness,

Philippians 1:21

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.

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