Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

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

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:

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.

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 Bitter talk of men who, being evil in mind and dead to what is true, take the faith to be a way of making profit. 6 But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit: 7 For we came into the world with nothing, and we are not able to take anything out;



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

For the training of the body is of profit for a little, but religion is of profit in every way, giving hope for the life which now is, and for that which is to come.

Hebrews 13:5

Be free from the love of money and pleased with the things which you have; for he himself has said, I will be with you at all times.

1 Timothy 6:8

But if we have food and a roof over us, let that be enough.

Psalm 37:16

The little which the good man has is better than the wealth of evil-doers.

Proverbs 15:16

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

Proverbs 16:8

Better is a little with righteousness, than great wealth with wrongdoing.

Philippians 4:11-13

But I will not say anything about my needs, for I am able, wherever I am, to be dependent on myself.

Exodus 2:21

And Moses was happy to go on living with the man; and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses.

Psalm 84:11

The Lord God is our sun and our strength: the Lord will give grace and glory: he will not keep back any good thing from those whose ways are upright.

Proverbs 3:13-18

Happy is the man who makes discovery of wisdom, and he who gets knowledge.

Proverbs 8:18-21

Wealth and honour are in my hands, even wealth without equal and righteousness.

Matthew 6:32-33

Because the Gentiles go in search of all these things: for your Father in heaven has knowledge that you have need of all these things:

Luke 3:14

And men of the army put questions to him, saying, And what have we to do? And he said to them, Do no violent acts to any man, and do not take anything without right, and let your payment be enough for you.

Luke 12:31-32

But let your chief care be for his kingdom, and these other things will be given to you in addition.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but let us have joy in our troubles: in the knowledge that trouble gives us the power of waiting;

Romans 8:28

And we are conscious that all things are working together for good to those who have love for God, and have been marked out by his purpose.

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

For our present trouble, which is only for a short time, is working out for us a much greater weight of glory;

Philippians 1:21

For to me life is Christ and death is profit.

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