'Content' in the Bible
You may spend the money to your heart's content to buy livestock, flocks, wine, strong drink, and whatever you desire. You and your household may eat there and rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God."
"Lord GOD," Joshua asked, "Why have you brought this people across the Jordan River? To hand us over to the Amorites so we'll be destroyed? Wouldn't it have been better for us to be content to settle on the other side of the Jordan?
After Boaz had finished eating and drinking to his heart's content, he went over and lay down next to the pile of threshed grain. Ruth came in quietly, uncovered his feet, and lay down.
A righteous person eats to his heart's content, but the stomach of the wicked remains hungry.
Whoever loves money will never have enough money. Whoever loves luxury will not be content with abundance. This also is pointless.
Furthermore, though they never saw the sun nor learned anything, they are more content than the other.
The LORD will say to his people, "Look! I will send you grain, new wine, and oil, and you will be content with them. I will no longer cause you to be a disgrace among the nations."
an instructor of ignorant people, and a teacher of infants because you have the full content of knowledge and truth in the Law
I am not saying this because I am in any need, for I have learned to be content in whatever situation I am in.
With food to eat and clothes to wear; content we are in everything.
Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for God has said, "I will never leave you or abandon you."
For this reason, when I come I will call attention to what he is doing in spreading false charges against us. And not content with that, he refuses to receive the brothers. He even tries to stop those who want to accept them and throws them out of the church.
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