New Living Translation
Better to have little, with godliness, than to be rich and dishonest.
King James Bible
Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.
Darby Bible Translation
Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues without right.
World English Bible
Better is a little with righteousness, than great revenues with injustice.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is a little with righteousness, Than abundance of increase without justice.
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LibraryTrust in God --True Wisdom
A sermon (No. 392) delivered on Sunday Morning, May 12th, 1861, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he."--Proverbs 16:20. Wisdom is man's true path--that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which therefore gives to him the richest enjoyment and the fullest play for all his powers. Wisdom is the compass by which man is to steer across the trackless waste …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
A Wise Desire
It is better to be godly and have little than to be evil and rich.
Better to have little, with fear for the LORD, than to have great treasure and inner turmoil.
When people's lives please the LORD, even their enemies are at peace with them.
We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps.
And yet, "Better to have one handful with quietness than two handfuls with hard work and chasing the wind."
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