1 Timothy 6:7

“For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certaine we can cary nothing out.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for we brought nothing into the world, for neither can we carry anything out;
- American Standard Version (1901)

For we came into the world with nothing, and we are not able to take anything out;
- Basic English Bible

For we have brought nothing into the world: [it is] [manifest] that neither can we carry anything out.
- Darby Bible

For we brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out.
- Webster's Bible

for we brought nothing into the world, nor can we carry anything out of it;
- Weymouth Bible

For we brought nothing into the world, and we certainly can't carry anything out.
- World English Bible

For we brouyten in no thing in to this world, and no doute, that we moun not bere `awey ony thing.
- Wycliffe Bible

for nothing did we bring into the world -- [it is] manifest that we are able to carry nothing out;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 6:7


6:7 Neither can we carry anything out - To what purpose, then, do we heap together so many things? O, give me one thing, - a safe and ready passage to my own country!


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 6:7


1Ti 6:7 For we brought nothing into [this] world. See Job 1:21. [And it is] certain we can carry nothing out. Since we must leave the earth as we came into it, contentment and an immortal hope are better than earthly gains.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 6

  • Irene123
    To Michael Bucella on vs. 14,15,16,; :......have I been so long with you and ye say, 'shew us the Father'?
    That's in Matt. somewhere.
  • Michael j. bucella
    Where is the Father in vs. 14,15 and 16 ?
  • BSP
    In verse 7 it says that we have brought nothing into this world and we can take nothing out. This can help us to keep material things in their proper place.
  • Nicole m. Campbell
    Every day Jesus Christ gives us we are to praise him morning noon night ,before leaving the house we are to consult with Christ Jesus properly dressing our selves with the whole armour of god daily with fasting,prayer,supplications, thanking the lord of lord
  • Florine
    Their no small g in what ever me say when we write God their only one God
  • Phyllisbolton
    Love reading the word of god its food to me that's the only way to stay strong and willing to serve god to the fullness I thank god for all he is to me and all he has done and doing in my life my family life my church life. I just thank god the word says in all things we must give thanks for good and bad we got to say thank u god and I have learn to do that things will come up but thank u god. Yes

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