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The little that a good person owns is worth more than the wealth of all the wicked,
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Better is a little to the just, than the great riches of the wicked.
Proverbs 3:33 He shall scorn the scorners, and to the meek he will give grace.
Proverbs 13:25 The just eateth and filleth his soul: but the belly of the wicked is never to be filled.
Proverbs 15:16,17 Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great treasures without content. . . .
Proverbs 16:8 Better is a little with justice, than great revenues with iniquity.
Proverbs 30:9 Lest perhaps being filled, I should be tempted to deny, and say: Who is the Lord? or being compelled by poverty, I should steal, and forswear the name of my God.
Ecclesiastes 2:26 God hath given to a man that is good in his sight, wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he hath given vexation, and superfluous care, to heap up and to gather together, and to give it to him that hath pleased God: but this also is vanity, and a fruitless solicitude of the mind.
Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better is a handful with rest, than both hands full with labour, and vexation of mind.
Matthew 6:11 Give us this day our supersubstantial bread.
1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.
ContextDo Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
…15Let their sword enter into their own hearts, and let their bow be broken. 16Better is a little to the just, than the great riches of the wicked.17For the arms of the wicked shall be broken in pieces; but the Lord strengtheneth the just.…
Additional TranslationsBetter is the little of the righteous than the abundance of many wicked.A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.
Better is a little that the righteous hath Than the abundance of many wicked.
A little is better to the righteous than abundant wealth of sinners.
The little that the righteous hath is better than the abundance of many wicked;
Better is a little that the righteous hath than the abundance of many wicked.
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.
Better is the little of the righteous, Than the store of many wicked.
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