New American Standard Bible
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.
King James Bible
Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.
Darby Bible Translation
Better is little with the fear of Jehovah than great store and disquietude therewith.
World English Bible
Better is little, with the fear of Yahweh, than great treasure with trouble.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is a little with the fear of Jehovah, Than much treasure, and tumult with it.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This proverb has its completion in the teaching of Matthew 6:33.
LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment.
Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.
All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a cheerful heart has a continual feast.
Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.
One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.
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