Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

but it is great gain -- the piety with contentment;

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.

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.

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 wranglings of men wholly corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing the piety to be gain; depart from such; 6 but it is great gain -- the piety with contentment; 7 for nothing did we bring into the world -- it is manifest that we are able to carry nothing out;



Cross References

1 Timothy 4:8

for the bodily exercise is unto little profit, and the piety is to all things profitable, a promise having of the life that now is, and of that which is coming;

Hebrews 13:5

Without covetousness the behaviour, being content with the things present, for He hath said, 'No, I will not leave, no, nor forsake thee,'

1 Timothy 6:8

but having food and raiment -- with these we shall suffice ourselves;

Psalm 37:16

Better is the little of the righteous, Than the store of many wicked.

Proverbs 15:16

Better is a little with the fear of Jehovah, Than much treasure, and tumult with it.

Proverbs 16:8

Better is a little with righteousness, Than abundance of increase without justice.

Philippians 4:11-13

not that in respect of want I say it, for I did learn in the things in which I am -- to be content;

Exodus 2:21

And Moses is willing to dwell with the man, and he giveth Zipporah his daughter to Moses,

Psalm 84:11

For a sun and a shield is Jehovah God, Grace and honour doth Jehovah give. He withholdeth not good To those walking in uprightness.

Proverbs 3:13-18

O the happiness of a man who hath found wisdom, And of a man who bringeth forth understanding.

Proverbs 8:18-21

Wealth and honour are with me, Lasting substance and righteousness.

Matthew 6:32-33

for all these do the nations seek for, for your heavenly Father doth know that ye have need of all these;

Luke 3:14

And questioning him also were those warring, saying, 'And we, what shall we do?' and he said unto them, 'Do violence to no one, nor accuse falsely, and be content with your wages.'

Luke 12:31-32

but, seek ye the reign of God, and all these things shall be added to you.

Romans 5:3-5

And not only so, but we also boast in the tribulations, knowing that the tribulation doth work endurance;

Romans 8:28

And we have known that to those loving God all things do work together for good, to those who are called according to purpose;

2 Corinthians 4:17-1

for the momentary light matter of our tribulation, more and more exceedingly an age-during weight of glory doth work out for us --

Philippians 1:21

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

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