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Popular Bible Verses about Contentment

Found 5 Verses

1 Timothy 6:6

Bible Rank: 1,451

But godliness with contentment is great gain. NIV

[And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant gain. AMP

But godliness with contentment is great gain. KJV


James 4:2

Bible Rank: 1,907

You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. NIV

You are jealous and covet [what others have] and your desires go unfulfilled; [so] you become murderers. [To hate is to murder as far as your hearts are concerned.] You burn with envy and anger and are not able to obtain [the gratification, the contentment, and the happiness that you seek], so you fight and war. You do not have, because you do not ask. [I John 3:15.] AMP

Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not. KJV


Song of Solomon 8:10

Bible Rank: 7,197

I am a wall, and my breasts are like towers. Thus I have become in his eyes like one bringing contentment. NIV

[Well] I am a wall [with battlements], and my breasts are like the towers of it. Then was I in [the king's] eyes as one [to be respected and to be allowed] to find peace. AMP

I am a wall, and my breasts like towers: then was I in his eyes as one that found favour. KJV


Job 36:11

Bible Rank: 21,350

If they obey and serve him, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment. NIV

If they obey and serve Him, they shall spend their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness and joy. AMP

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures. KJV


Psalms 92:14

Bible Rank: 23,877

They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green NIV

[Growing in grace] they shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be full of sap [of spiritual vitality] and [rich in the] verdure [of trust, love, and contentment]. AMP

They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing; KJV