1 Timothy 6:6

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

But godliness with contentment is great gain.
New King James Version

But godliness with contentment is great gain.
New American Standard Bible

But godliness actually is a means of great gain, when accompanied by contentment.
New International Version

But godliness with contentment is great gain.
The Amplified Bible

[And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward self-sufficiency) is great and abundant gain.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But godly piety associated with an inward self-sufficiency which is its natural accompaniment is great gain.
Phillips’ Modern English

There is a real profit, of course. It is peace of heart for those who live as God would have them live.
Williams’ Language of the People

Now the fact is, religion with contentment is a means of great gain.
1 Tim. 6:5 π 1 Tim. 6:7
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See Also:

Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. God-Given Assets - Neil Girrard Seekers of financial freedom very often use other people for their own gain and then speak openly of their “God-given assets.”

  2. History Revisited - Neil Girrard Yet again, those who refuse to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.

  3. Misusing Wealth; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Man’s fallen nature gives him a virtually unshakable allegiance to social standards that are based, not on a divine perspective nor even on valuing honest work, but on the belief that real achievement consists in imitating and emulating the wealthy leisure class.
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