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13 Bible Verses about Contentment

Most Relevant Verses

Philippians 4:11

I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in.

Ecclesiastes 3:12

I have concluded that the only worthwhile thing for them is to take pleasure in doing good in life;

Luke 3:14

Even some soldiers were asking him, "And what should we do?" He told them, "Never extort money from anyone by threats or blackmail, and be satisfied with your pay."

1 Timothy 6:8

With food to eat and clothes to wear; content we are in everything.

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Contentment » Contentment, the duty of

Luke 3:14

Even some soldiers were asking him, "And what should we do?" He told them, "Never extort money from anyone by threats or blackmail, and be satisfied with your pay."

Philippians 4:11

I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in.

More verses: 1 Timothy 6:8

Contentment » Being content with what you have

Luke 3:14

Even some soldiers were asking him, "And what should we do?" He told them, "Never extort money from anyone by threats or blackmail, and be satisfied with your pay."

1 Timothy 6:7-8

Nothing to this world we bring; from it take we nothing. With food to eat and clothes to wear; content we are in everything.

Contentment » The wicked want

Isaiah 5:8

"How terrible it will be for you who join house to house, who add field to field, until there is no more room, and you have settled yourselves alone in the middle of the land!"

Contentment » With Godliness is great gain

Contentment » Exemplified » Paul

Philippians 4:11-12

I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in. I know how to be humble, and I know how to prosper. In each and every situation I have learned the secret of being full and of going hungry, of having too much and of having too little.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » In their respective callings

Contentment » Exemplified » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:33-37

So the king invited Barzillai, "Cross the Jordan River with me, live with me in Jerusalem, and I'll provide for you there." "How many more years do I have to live," Barzillai replied to the king, "that I should move to Jerusalem with the king? I'm now 80 years old! I can hardly tell the difference between what tastes good or bad! I can't tell what I eat or drink! I can't hear the voice of men and women when they sing! So why should your servant be an added burden to your majesty the king? read more.
Your servant will cross the Jordan River with the king for a short distance, but why should the king offer me this reward? Please let your servant return so I can die in my own home town near the grave of my father and mother. Meanwhile, here is your servant Chimham! Let him accompany your majesty the king. Please do for him whatever seems best to you."

Contentment » Exemplified » Agur

Proverbs 30:8-9

Keep deception and lies far away from me, and give me neither poverty nor wealth. Feed me with food that I need for today, so that I don't become overfed and deny you by saying, "Who is the LORD?" or so that I don't become poor and steal, and then misuse the name of my God.

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With food and raiment

1 Timothy 6:8

With food to eat and clothes to wear; content we are in everything.

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

So the king invited Barzillai, "Cross the Jordan River with me, live with me in Jerusalem, and I'll provide for you there." "How many more years do I have to live," Barzillai replied to the king, "that I should move to Jerusalem with the king? I'm now 80 years old! I can hardly tell the difference between what tastes good or bad! I can't tell what I eat or drink! I can't hear the voice of men and women when they sing! So why should your servant be an added burden to your majesty the king? read more.
Your servant will cross the Jordan River with the king for a short distance, but why should the king offer me this reward? Please let your servant return so I can die in my own home town near the grave of my father and mother. Meanwhile, here is your servant Chimham! Let him accompany your majesty the king. Please do for him whatever seems best to you."

Contentment » Exemplified » Shunammite

2 Kings 4:13

Elisha told him, "Ask her, "Look how you've gone to all this trouble to care for us! What can I do for you? Do you wish to be mentioned to the king or to the head of the army?'" She replied, "I'm at home living among my own people."

Contentment » God's promises should lead to

Contentment » Exemplified » David

Psalm 16:6

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

Contentment » Saints should exhibit » With appointed wages

Luke 3:14

Even some soldiers were asking him, "And what should we do?" He told them, "Never extort money from anyone by threats or blackmail, and be satisfied with your pay."

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

2 Kings 4:13

Elisha told him, "Ask her, "Look how you've gone to all this trouble to care for us! What can I do for you? Do you wish to be mentioned to the king or to the head of the army?'" She replied, "I'm at home living among my own people."

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

Genesis 33:9

But Esau replied, "I already have so much, my brother, so keep what belongs to you."

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