Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Of course, godliness with contentment does bring a 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.

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.

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 and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit. 6 Of course, godliness with contentment does bring a great profit. 7 Nothing to this world we bring; from it take we nothing.



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

Physical exercise is of limited value, but Godliness is very dear, a pledge of life, both there and here.

Hebrews 13:5

Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for God has said, "I will never leave you or abandon you."

1 Timothy 6:8

With food to eat and clothes to wear; content we are in everything.

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little that the righteous have than the abundance of many wicked people.

Proverbs 15:16

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

Proverbs 16:8

A little gain with righteousness is better than great income without justice.

Philippians 4:11-13

I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in.

Exodus 2:21

Moses agreed to stay with the man, and he gave his daughter Zipporah to Moses in marriage.

Psalm 84:11

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD grants grace and favor; the LORD will not withhold any good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Proverbs 3:13-18

How joyful is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding,

Proverbs 8:18-21

Wealth and honor accompany me, as do enduring wealth and righteousness.

Matthew 6:32-33

because it is the unbelievers who are eager for all those things. Surely your heavenly Father knows that you need all of them!

Luke 3:14

Even some soldiers were asking him, "And what should we do?" He told them, "Never extort money from anyone by threats or blackmail, and be satisfied with your pay."

Luke 12:31-32

Instead, be concerned about his kingdom, and these things will be provided for you as well.

Romans 5:3-5

Not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,

Romans 8:28

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

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

This light, temporary nature of our suffering is producing for us an everlasting weight of glory, far beyond any comparison,

Philippians 1:21

For to me, to go on living is the Messiah, and to die is gain.

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