Proverbs 16:8

“Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Better is a little with righteousnesse, then great reuenewes without right.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Better is a little, with righteousness, Than great revenues with injustice.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Better is a little with righteousness, than great wealth with wrongdoing.
- Basic English Bible

Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues without right.
- Darby Bible

Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues without right.
- Webster's Bible

Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues with injustice.
- World English Bible

Better [is] a little with righteousness, Than abundance of increase without justice.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 16:8

  • Paulo Zensei Heshiki for verse 8
    The little with God is a lot, lot without God is nothing.
  • Salomão for verse 8
    Better is little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice, because great revenues obtained in unrighteous are good for nothing, and they can stand the test of time, to say everything gain in unrighteous for sure will be lost.

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