Parallel Verses

Amplified

[And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant 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.

A Conservative Version

But piety with contentment is great gain,

American Standard Version

But godliness with contentment is great gain:

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But piety with contentment 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 And protracted wrangling and wearing discussion and perpetual friction among men who are corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, who imagine that godliness or righteousness is a source of profit [a moneymaking business, a means of livelihood]. From such withdraw. 6 [And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and obviously we cannot take anything out of the world;



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

For physical training is of some value (useful for a little), but godliness (spiritual training) is useful and of value in everything and in every way, for it holds promise for the present life and also for the life which is to come.

Hebrews 13:5

Let your character or moral disposition be free from love of money [including greed, avarice, lust, and craving for earthly possessions] and be satisfied with your present [circumstances and with what you have]; for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down ( relax My hold on you)! [ Assuredly not!]

1 Timothy 6:8

But if we have food and clothing, with these we shall be content (satisfied).

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little that the [uncompromisingly] righteous have than the abundance [of possessions] of many who are wrong and wicked.

Proverbs 15:16

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

Proverbs 16:8

Better is a little with righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation and right standing with God) than great revenues with injustice.

Philippians 4:11-13

Not that I am implying that I was in any personal want, for I have learned how to be content (satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or disquieted) in whatever state I am.

Exodus 2:21

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

Psalm 84:11

For the Lord God is a Sun and Shield; the Lord bestows [present] grace and favor and [future] glory (honor, splendor, and heavenly bliss)! No good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly.

Proverbs 3:13-18

Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is the man who finds skillful and godly Wisdom, and the man who gets understanding [drawing it forth from God's Word and life's experiences],

Proverbs 8:18-21

Riches and honor are with me, enduring wealth and righteousness (uprightness in every area and relation, and right standing with God).

Matthew 6:32-33

For the Gentiles (heathen) wish for and crave and diligently seek all these things, and your heavenly Father knows well that you need them all.

Luke 3:14

Those serving as soldiers also asked him, And we, what shall we do? And he replied to them, Never demand or enforce by terrifying people or by accusing wrongfully, and always be satisfied with your rations (supplies) and with your allowance (wages).

Luke 12:31-32

Only aim at and strive for and seek His kingdom, and all these things shall be supplied to you also.

Romans 5:3-5

Moreover [let us also be full of joy now!] let us exult and triumph in our troubles and rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that pressure and affliction and hardship produce patient and unswerving endurance.

Romans 8:28

We are assured and know that [ God being a partner in their labor] all things work together and are [fitting into a plan] for good to and for those who love God and are called according to [His] design and purpose.

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

For our light, momentary affliction (this slight distress of the passing hour) is ever more and more abundantly preparing and producing and achieving for us an everlasting weight of glory [beyond all measure, excessively surpassing all comparisons and all calculations, a vast and transcendent glory and blessedness never to cease!],

Philippians 1:21

For me to live is Christ [His life in me], and to die is gain [the gain of the glory of eternity].

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