New Living Translation
Better to have little, with fear for the LORD, than to have great treasure and inner turmoil.
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.
Proverbs 15:16 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:16 Trouble - Tumultuous lusts and passions, vexatious cares, and horrors of conscience.
LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
1 Timothy 6:6
Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth.
It is better to be godly and have little than to be evil and rich.
For the despondent, every day brings trouble; for the happy heart, life is a continual feast.
Better to have little, with godliness, than to be rich and dishonest.
And yet, "Better to have one handful with quietness than two handfuls with hard work and chasing the wind."
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