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

  • Ray321
    3 If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness 4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, We must spread the GOSPEL that Jesus had Paul wrote, so we can reach the lost. 1 Corinth 15:1-4 GOSPEL
  • Steve morrow
    ----1 TIMOTHY 6:6 BUT GODLINESS WITH CONTENTMENT IS GREAT GAIN----TITUS 1:1 PAUL A SERVANT OF GOD AND AN APOSTLE OF JESUS CHRIST ACCORDING TO THE FAITH OF GODS ELECT AND THE ACKNOWLEDGING OF THE TRUTH WHICH IS --- AFTER GODLINESS ---2 PETER 2:3 ACCORDING AS HIS DIVINE POWER--HATH GIVEN--UNTO US ALL THINGS THAT PERTAIN UNTO LIFE AND GODLINESS THROUGH THE KNOWLEDGE OF HIM THAT HATH CALLED US .......
  • BSP
    Verse 19: We want to get a firm hold on the real life, which is eternal or everlasting life.
  • BSP
    Verse 18 urges us to be generous and ready to share. We need to have a good attitude towards sharing.
  • Lu2677
    Bruce, 1 Timothy 6:3-6 Words to consider.
  • BSP
    Verse 8 urges us to be content with the necessities of life. Food, shelter, and clothing.

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