Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But godliness 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.

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.

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 Perverse wranglings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw yourself. 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

For bodily exercise profits for a little while: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

Hebrews 13:5

Let your conduct be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for he has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you.

1 Timothy 6:8

And having food and clothing let us be with these things content.

Psalm 37:16

A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.

Proverbs 15:16

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

Proverbs 16:8

Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without justice.

Philippians 4:11-13

Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state 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 the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Proverbs 3:13-18

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

Proverbs 8:18-21

Riches and honor are with me; yea, durable riches and righteousness.

Matthew 6:32-33

(For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things.

Luke 3:14

And the soldiers likewise asked of him, saying, And what shall we do? And he said unto them, Do violence to no man, neither accuse any falsely; and be content with your wages.

Luke 12:31-32

But rather seek you the kingdom of God; and all these things shall be added unto you.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience;

Romans 8:28

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

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, works for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

Philippians 1:21

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

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