Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

Now the fact is, religion with contentment is a means of 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;

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 perpetual friction between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth, who imagine that religion is only a means of gain. 6 Now the fact is, religion with contentment is a means of great gain. 7 For we bring nothing into the world and surely we can take nothing out of it.



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

Physical training, indeed, is of some service, but religion is of service for everything, for it contains a promise for the present life as well as the future.

Hebrews 13:5

You must have a turn of mind that is free from avarice; you must be content with what you have, for God Himself has said, "I will never fail you, I will never forsake you."

1 Timothy 6:8

If we have food and clothes we will be satisfied.

1 Timothy 6:8

If we have food and clothes we will be satisfied.

1 Timothy 6:8

If we have food and clothes we will be satisfied.

1 Timothy 6:8

If we have food and clothes we will be satisfied.

Philippians 4:11-13

Not that I refer to any personal want, for I have learned to be contented in whatever circumstances I am.

Philippians 4:11

Not that I refer to any personal want, for I have learned to be contented in whatever circumstances I am.

Philippians 4:11

Not that I refer to any personal want, for I have learned to be contented in whatever circumstances I am.

Philippians 4:11-18

Not that I refer to any personal want, for I have learned to be contented in whatever circumstances I am.

Philippians 4:11-21

Not that I refer to any personal want, for I have learned to be contented in whatever circumstances I am.

Matthew 6:32-33

For the heathen are greedily pursuing all such things; and surely your heavenly Father well knows that you need them all.

Luke 3:14

Then some soldiers too were asking him, "What ought we too to do?" So he said to them, "Never extort money from anyone, never make a false accusation, and always be satisfied with your wages."

Luke 12:31-32

But continue to seek His will, and these things will be yours besides.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only that, but this too: let us continue exulting in our sufferings, for we know that suffering produces endurance,

Romans 8:28

Yes, we know that all things go on working together for the good of those who keep on loving God, who are called in accordance with God's purpose.

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

For this slight and momentary sorrow continues to accumulate for me a solid and eternal glory far beyond any comparison,

Philippians 1:21

For to me living means Christ and dying brings gain.

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