1 Timothy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Timothy 6:8

“And hauing food and raiment let vs be therewith content.”

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Other Translations

And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
- King James Version

If we have food and covering, with these we shall be content.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but having food and covering we shall be therewith content.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But if we have food and a roof over us, let that be enough.
- Basic English Bible

But having sustenance and covering, we will be content with these.
- Darby Bible

And having food and raiment, with these let us be content.
- Webster's Bible

and if we have food and clothing, with these we will be satisfied.
- Weymouth Bible

But having food and clothing, we will be content with that.
- World English Bible

But we hauynge foodis, and with what thingus we schulen be hilid, be we paied with these thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

but having food and raiment -- with these we shall suffice ourselves;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 6:8

6:8 Covering - That is, raiment and an house to cover us. This is all that a Christian needs, and all that his religion allows him to desire.

People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 6:8

1Ti 6:8 And having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Having the necessities of life let us be content without piling up wealth.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 6

    Hear O man the Spirit of truth. The Holy Father says not the wicked must despise money but he who will hold to GOD, will despise money. It is written, Ye cannot serve GOD and mammon. For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom gave life to them that have it. Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom and to depart from evil is understanding.
  • I am that Michael Isaac Dale
    Verily, whosoever loves my Holy Father despises money and defends it not as ye do here. Ye say, We couldn’t survive a day without money. and, money is important. It is written, No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Ye know Christ is come yet ye praise money, not GOD.
  • Ivy Johnson
    V10: For the LOVE of MONEY is the root of all EVIL. Not money is the root of all evil. We couldn’t survive a day without money. So many people today have sold their souls to Satan for the love of money: worldly people: movie stars: athletes: entertainers: prestigious: elites:
    etc: money is important: should not control you: God bless you: use to further His Kingdom: less fortunate: do not hoard:
  • Edward
    im 66 and there is nothing new anymore if my loved could see the world today and all that is going on i decided to keep in in faith i dont want the white throne i want well done faithful servant enter in and my wife rachael too make yourself great america will never be keep watching cascadia subduction zone with this weather googbye to the budget .
  • BSP
    Verse 15~Jehovah God is the one who is above all those considered kings and lords.
  • Ruchii
    In the beginning, was THe WoRD...

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