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13 Bible Verses about Contentment

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Ecclesiastes 3:12

I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and enjoy the good life.

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."

1 Timothy 6:8

But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.

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Contentment » Contentment, the duty of

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."

More verses: 1 Timothy 6:8

Contentment » Being content with what you have

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."

1 Timothy 6:7-8

For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out. But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.

Contentment » The wicked want

Contentment » With Godliness is great gain

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

I don't say this out of need, for I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have a lot. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret [of being content]-whether well-fed or hungry, whether in abundance or in need.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » In their respective callings

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

The king said to Barzillai, "Cross over with me, and I'll provide for you at my side in Jerusalem." Barzillai replied to the king, "How many years of my life are left that I should go up to Jerusalem with the king? I'm now 80 years old. Can I discern what is pleasant and what is not? Can your servant taste what he eats or drinks? Can I still hear the voice of male and female singers? Why should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king? read more.
Since your servant is only going with the king a little way across the Jordan, why should the king repay me with such a reward? Please let your servant return so that I may die in my own city near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham: let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him what seems good to you."

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep falsehood and deceitful words far from me. Give me neither poverty nor wealth; feed me with the food I need. Otherwise, I might have too much and deny You, saying, "Who is the Lord?" or I might have nothing and steal, profaning the name of my God.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With food and raiment

1 Timothy 6:8

But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.

Contentment » Godliness with contentment

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With what things they have

Contentment » Instances of » Barzillai, in refusing to go with david to jerusalem

2 Samuel 19:33-37

The king said to Barzillai, "Cross over with me, and I'll provide for you at my side in Jerusalem." Barzillai replied to the king, "How many years of my life are left that I should go up to Jerusalem with the king? I'm now 80 years old. Can I discern what is pleasant and what is not? Can your servant taste what he eats or drinks? Can I still hear the voice of male and female singers? Why should your servant be an added burden to my lord the king? read more.
Since your servant is only going with the king a little way across the Jordan, why should the king repay me with such a reward? Please let your servant return so that I may die in my own city near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham: let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him what seems good to you."

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

Then he said to Gehazi, "Say to her, 'Look, you've gone to all this trouble for us. What can [we] do for you? Can [we] speak on your behalf to the king or to the commander of the army?' " She answered, "I am living among my own people."

Contentment » God's promises should lead to

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With appointed wages

Luke 3:14

Some soldiers also questioned him: "What should we do?" He said to them, "Don't take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages."

Contentment » Instances of » The shunammite, in refusing to make a request of elisha

2 Kings 4:13

Then he said to Gehazi, "Say to her, 'Look, you've gone to all this trouble for us. What can [we] do for you? Can [we] speak on your behalf to the king or to the commander of the army?' " She answered, "I am living among my own people."

Contentment » Instances of » Esau, in refusing jacob's present

Genesis 33:9

"I have enough, my brother," Esau replied. "Keep what you have."

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