1 Timothy 6:6

“But godliness with contentment is great gain.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But godlinesse with contentment is great gaine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But godliness {actually} is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But godliness with contentment is great gain:
- American Standard Version (1901)

But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:
- Basic English Bible

But piety with contentment *is* great gain.
- Darby Bible

But godliness with contentment is great gain.
- Webster's Bible

And godliness *is* gain, when associated with contentment;
- Weymouth Bible

But godliness with contentment is great gain.
- World English Bible

But a greet wynnyng is pitee, with sufficience.
- Wycliffe Bible

but it is great gain -- the piety with contentment;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 6:6


6:6 But godliness with content - The inseparable companion of true, vital religion. Is great gain - Brings unspeakable profit in time, as well as eternity.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 6:6


1Ti 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. In contrast with this false view a godly life with contentment is a great gain. It brings its greatest gain in eternity.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 6:6

  • This verse shows that it is very beneficial to have contentment along with godliness. We must learn to be content with the things that we have and not always strive after the things we want.
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