Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

[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.

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.

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 friction of people of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. Withdraw yourself from such. 6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we certainly can't carry anything out.



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

For bodily exercise has some value, but godliness has value in all things, having the promise of the life which is now, and of that which is to come.

Hebrews 13:5

Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you."

1 Timothy 6:8

But having food and clothing, we will be content with that.

Psalm 37:16

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

Proverbs 15:16

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

Proverbs 16:8

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

Philippians 4:11-13

Not that I speak in respect to lack, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content in it.

Exodus 2:21

Moses was content to dwell with the man. He gave Moses Zipporah, his daughter.

Psalm 84:11

For Yahweh God is a sun and a shield. Yahweh will give grace and glory. He withholds no good thing from those who walk blamelessly.

Proverbs 3:13-18

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

Proverbs 8:18-21

With me are riches, honor, enduring wealth, and prosperity.

Matthew 6:32-33

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

Luke 3:14

Soldiers also asked him, saying, "What about us? What must we do?" He said to them, "Extort from no one by violence, neither accuse anyone wrongfully. Be content with your wages."

Luke 12:31-32

But seek God's Kingdom, and all these things will be added to you.

Romans 5:3-5

Not only this, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering works perseverance;

Romans 8:28

We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose.

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

For our light affliction, which is for the moment, works for us more and more exceedingly an eternal weight of glory;

Philippians 1:21

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

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