1 Timothy 6:8
Good News Translation
So then, if we have food and clothes, that should be enough for us.

Contemporary English Version
So we should be satisfied just to have food and clothes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But having food and wherewith to be covered, with these we are content.

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But having food and wherewith to be covered, with these we are content.

Genesis 28:20 And he made a vow, saying: If God shall be with me, and shall keep me in the way, by which I walk, and shall give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,

Genesis 48:15 And Jacob blessed the sons of Joseph, and said: God, in whose sight my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, God that feedeth me from my youth until this day:

Deuteronomy 2:7 The Lord thy God hath blessed thee in every work of thy hands: the Lord thy God dwelling with thee, knoweth thy journey, how thou hast passed through this great wilderness, for forty years, and thou hast wanted nothing.

Deuteronomy 8:3,4 He afflicted thee with want, and gave thee manna for thy food, which neither thou nor thy fathers knew: to shew that not in bread alone doth man live, but in every word that proceedeth from the mouth of God. . . .

Proverbs 27:23-27 Be diligent to know the countenance of thy cattle, and consider thy own flocks: . . .

Proverbs 30:8,9 Remove far from me vanity, and lying words. Give me neither beggary, nor riches: give me only the necessaries of life: . . .

Ecclesiastes 2:24-26 Is it not better to eat and drink, and to shew his soul good things of his labours? and this is from the hand of God. . . .

Ecclesiastes 3:12,13 And I have known that there was no better thing than to rejoice, and to do well in this life. . . .

Matthew 6:11,25-33 Give us this day our supersubstantial bread. . . .

Hebrews 13:5,6 Let your manners be without covetousness, contented with such things as you have. For he hath said: I will not leave thee: neither will I forsake thee. . . .

Context
Contentment in Godliness
7For we brought nothing into this world: and certainly we can carry nothing out. 8But having food and wherewith to be covered, with these we are content. 9For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.…
Cross References
Genesis 28:20
And he made a vow, saying: If God shall be with me, and shall keep me in the way, by which I walk, and shall give me bread to eat, and raiment to put on,

Proverbs 30:8
Remove far from me vanity, and lying words. Give me neither beggary, nor riches: give me only the necessaries of life:

Philippians 4:11
I speak not as it were for want. For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, to be content therewith.

Additional Translations
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these.

But having sustenance and coverings, with these we will be content.

And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.

but having food and covering we shall be therewith content.

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

but having food and covering we shall be therewith content.

And having food and raiment, with these let us be content.

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

But having food and clothing, we will be content with that.

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