New International Version
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.
King James Bible
And having food and raiment let us be therewith content.
Darby Bible Translation
But having sustenance and covering, we will be content with these.
World English Bible
But having food and clothing, we will be content with that.
Young's Literal Translation
but having food and raiment -- with these we shall suffice ourselves;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Having food and raiment, let us be therewith content - Αρκεσθησομεθα· Let us consider this a competency. And it is evident that the apostle considers this a competency, and by these words explains what he said 1 Timothy 6:6.
The word ακεπασματα, which we translate raiment, signifies covering in general; and here means house or lodging, as well as clothing.
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'Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.'--1 TIM. vi. 19. In the first flush of the sense of brotherhood, the Church of Jerusalem tried the experiment of having all things in common. It was not a success, it was soon abandoned, it never spread. In the later history of the Church, and especially in these last Pauline letters, we see clearly that distinctions of pecuniary position were very definitely marked amongst the …
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Then Jacob made a vow, saying, "If God will be with me and will watch over me on this journey I am taking and will give me food to eat and clothes to wear
Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.
I am not saying this because I am in need, for I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.
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