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

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Discussion for Proverbs 16

  • BSP
    Verse 2: In our own eyes we may seem to be doing okay, but it is Jehovah God who judges us according to his standards.
  • Librarygal143
    What a beautiful image, Praise God.
  • Vincent Louis
    One's thoughts will be established one surrenders his her works... works guided by the Ten Commandments to the Lord with total faith like the woman who touched the cloak of The Lord and was cured from her long illness of bleeding.
  • Cynthia. S Martinez
    I have put my problems in God's hands, as I can it deal with them and am sure he will bring me what I need. I read bible prayers on another apply but will be changing to this one as I praevery day
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 16:4 THE LORD HAT MADE ALL THINGS FOR HIMSELF EVEN --- THE WICKED --- FOR THE DAY OF EVIL --- PROVERBS 16:7 WHEN A MANS WAYS PLEASE THE LORD HE MAKETH EVEN HIS ENEMIES TO BE AT PEACE WITH HIM--- PROVERBS 16:16 HOW MUCH BETTER IS IT TO GET WISDOM THAN GOLD AND TO GET UNDERSTANDING RATHER TO BE CHOSEN THAN SILVER---PROVERBS 2:3 IF THOU CRIEST AFTER KNOWLEDGE AND APPLY THINE HEART TO UNDERSTANDING ---2:5 THEN SHALT THOU UNDERSTAND THE FEAR OF THE LORD AND FIND THE KNOWLEDGE --- OF GOD ---2:6 FOR THE LORD GIVETH WISDOM OUT OF --- HIS MOUTH --- COMETH KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
  • Jerry
    V21. "The wise in heart shall be called prudent..." a prudent man foreseeth the evil and hideth himself, a wise man prepares himself, he gets ready for whats ahead, and he knows what's ahead, because he reads his bible(KJV). He know the future, because it is written in the Bible.

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