1 Timothy 4:8
Good News Translation
Physical exercise has some value, but spiritual exercise is valuable in every way, because it promises life both for the present and for the future.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For bodily exercise is profitable to little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.

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For bodily exercise is profitable to little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.

bodily.

1 Samuel 15:22 And Samuel said: Doth the Lord desire holocausts and victims, and not rather that the voice of the Lord should be obeyed? For obedience is better than sacrifices: and to hearken rather than to offer the fat or rams.

Psalm 50:7-15 Hear, O my people, and I will speak: O Israel, and I will testify to thee: I am God, thy God. . . .

Isaiah 1:11-16 To what purpose do you offer me the multitude of your victims, saith the Lord? I am full, I desire not holocausts of rams, and fat of fatlings, and blood of calves, and lambs, and buck goats. . . .

Isaiah 58:3-5 Why have we fasted, and thou hast not regarded: have we humbled our souls, and thou hast not taken notice? Behold in the day of your fast your own will is found, and you exact of all your debtors. . . .

Jeremiah 6:20 To what purpose do you bring me frankincense from Saba, and the sweet smelling cane from a far country? your holocausts are not acceptable, nor are your sacrifices pleasing to me.

Amos 5:21-24 I hate, and have rejected your festivities: and I will not receive the odour of your assemblies. . . .

1 Corinthians 8:8 But meat doth not commend us to God. For neither, if we eat, shall we have the more: nor, if we eat not, shall we have the less.

Colossians 2:21-23 Touch not: taste not: handle not. . . .

Hebrews 13:9 Be not led away with various and strange doctrines. For it is best that the heart be established with grace, not with meats: which have not profited those that walk in them.

little.

Hebrews 9:9,10 Which is a parable of the time present: according to which gifts and sacrifices are offered, which cannot, as to the conscience, make him perfect that serveth, only in meats and in drinks, . . .

godliness.

1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.

Job 22:2 Can man be compared with God, even though he were of perfect knowledge?

Titus 3:8 It is a faithful saying. And these things I will have thee affirm constantly, that they who believe in God may be careful to excel in good works. These things are good and profitable unto men.

having.

Deuteronomy 28:1-14 Now if thou wilt hear the voice of all his commandments, which I command thee this day, the Lord thy God will make thee higher than all the nations that are on the earth. . . .

Job 5:19-26 In six troubles he shall deliver thee, and in the seventh, evil shall not touch thee. . . .

Psalm 37:3,4,16-19,29 Trust in the Lord, and do good, and dwell in the land, and thou shalt be fed with its riches. . . .

Psalm 84:11 For God loveth mercy and truth: the Lord will give grace and glory.

Psalm 91:10-16 There shall no evil come to thee: nor shall the scourge come near thy dwelling. . . .

Psalm 112:1-3 Blessed is the man that feareth the Lord: he shall delight exceedingly in his commandments. . . .

Psalm 128:1-6 A gradual canticle. Blessed are all they that fear the Lord: that walk in his ways. . . .

Psalm 145:19 He will do the will of them that fear him: and he will hear their prayer, and save them.

Proverbs 3:16-18 Her ways are beautiful ways, and all her paths are peaceable. . . .

Ecclesiastes 8:12 But though a sinner do evil a hundred times, and by patience be borne withal, I know from thence that it shall be well with them that fear God, who dread his face.

Isaiah 3:10 Say to the just man that it is well, for he shall eat the fruit of his doings.

Isaiah 32:17,18 And the work of justice shall be peace, and the service of justice quietness, and security for ever. . . .

Isaiah 33:16 He shall dwell on high, the fortifications of rocks shall be his highness: bread is given him, his waters are sure.

Isaiah 65:13,14 Therefore thus saith the Lord God: Behold my servants shall eat, and you shall be hungry: behold my servants shall drink, and you shall be thirsty. . . .

Matthew 5:3-12 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Matthew 6:33 Seek ye therefore first the kingdom of God, and his justice, and all these things shall be added unto you.

Matthew 19:29 And every one that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands for my name's sake, shall receive an hundredfold, and shall possess life everlasting.

Mark 10:19,20 Thou knowest the commandments: Do not commit adultery, do not kill, do not steal, bear not false witness, do no fraud, honour thy father and mother. . . .

Luke 12:31 But seek ye first the kingdom of God and his justice: and all these things shall be added unto you.

Luke 12:32 Fear not, little flock, for it hath pleased your Father to give you a kingdom.

Romans 8:28 And we know that to them that love God all things work together unto good: to such as, according to his purpose, are called to be saints.

1 Corinthians 3:22 For all things are yours, whether it be Paul or Apollo or Cephas, or the world, or life, or death, or things present, or things to come. For all are yours.

2 Peter 1:3,4 As all things of his divine power which appertain to life and godliness are given us through the knowledge of him who hath called us by his own proper glory and virtue. . . .

1 John 2:25 And this is the promise which he hath promised us, life everlasting.

Revelation 3:12,21 He that shall overcome, I will make him a pillar in the temple of my God: and he shall go out no more. And I will write upon him the name of my God and the name of the city of my God, the new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God, and my new name. . . .

Context
A Good Minister of Jesus Christ
7But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness. 8For bodily exercise is profitable to little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come. 9A faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation.…
Cross References
Job 36:11
If they shall hear and observe, they shall accomplish their days in good, and their years in glory.

Psalm 37:9
For evildoers shall be cut off: but they that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the land.

Psalm 37:11
But the meek shall inherit the land, and shall delight in abundance of peace.

Proverbs 19:23
The fear of the Lord is unto life: and he shall abide in the fulness without being visited with evil.

Proverbs 22:4
The fruit of humility is the fear of the Lord, riches and glory and life.

Matthew 6:33
Seek ye therefore first the kingdom of God, and his justice, and all these things shall be added unto you.

Matthew 12:32
And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but he that shall speak against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him neither in this world, nor in the world to come.

Mark 10:30
Who shall not receive an hundred times as much, now in this time: houses and brethren and sisters and mothers and children and lands, with persecutions: and in the world to come life everlasting.

Colossians 2:23
Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in superstition and humility, and not sparing the body; not in any honour to the filling of the flesh.

1 Timothy 4:7
But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness.

1 Timothy 6:3
If any man teach otherwise and consent not to the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to that doctrine which is according to godliness,

1 Timothy 6:5
Conflicts of men corrupted in mind and who are destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness.

1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain.

2 Timothy 3:5
Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid.

Additional Translations
For physical exercise is of limited value, but godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for the present life and for the one to come.

For bodily exercise is of a little profit, but godliness is profitable for everything, holding the promise of the present life and of the one coming.

For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

for bodily exercise is profitable for a little; but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life which now is, and of that which is to come.

for bodily exercise is profitable for a little, but piety is profitable for everything, having promise of life, of the present one, and of that to come.

for bodily exercise is profitable for a little; but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life which now is, and of that which is to come.

For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

Train yourself in godliness. Exercise for the body is not useless, but godliness is useful in every respect, possessing, as it does, the promise of Life now and of the Life which is soon coming.

For bodily exercise has some value, but godliness has value in all things, having the promise of the life which is now, and of that which is to come.

for the bodily exercise is unto little profit, and the piety is to all things profitable, a promise having of the life that now is, and of that which is coming;
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