Bible verses about contentment | Geneva

Bible verses about "contentment" | Geneva

Psalms 16:11

11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is the fulnesse of ioy: and at thy right hand there are pleasures for euermore.

Psalms 23:1

1 A Psalme of David. The Lord is my shepheard, I shall not want.

Proverbs 16:8

8 Better is a litle with righteousnesse, then great reuenues without equitie.

Ecclesiastes 8:15

15 And I praysed ioy: for there is no goodnesse to man vnder the sunne, saue to eate and to drinke and to reioyce: for this is adioyned to his labour, the dayes of his life that God hath giuen him vnder the sunne.

Ecclesiastes 3:13

13 And also that euery man eateth and drinketh, and seeth the commoditie of all his labour. this is the gift of God.

1 Timothy 6:10-11

10 For the desire of money is the roote of all euill, which while some lusted after, they erred from the faith, and pearced themselues through with many sorowes. 11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousnesse, godlines, faith, loue, patience, and meekenes.

James 4:8

8 Drawe neere to God, and he will drawe neere to you. Clense your handes, ye sinners, and purge your hearts, ye double minded.

Psalms 37:16

16 A small thing vnto the iust man is better, then great riches to the wicked and mightie.

Matthew 6:28-34

28 And why care ye for raiment? Learne howe the lilies of the fielde doe growe: they are not wearied, neither spinne: 29 Yet I say vnto you, that euen Salomon in all his glorie was not arayed like one of these. 30 Wherefore if God so clothe the grasse of the fielde which is to day, and to morowe is cast into the ouen, shall he not doe much more vnto you, O ye of litle faith? 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eate? or what shall we drinke? or where with shall we be clothed? 32 (For after all these things seeke the Gentiles) for your heauenly Father knoweth, that ye haue neede of all these things. 33 But seeke ye first the kingdome of God, and his righteousnesse, and all these things shall be ministred vnto you. 34 Care not then for the morowe: for the morowe shall care for it selfe: the day hath ynough with his owne griefe.

Ecclesiastes 6:7-9

7 All the labour of man is for his mouth: yet the soule is not filled. 8 For what hath the wise man more then the foole? what hath the poore that knoweth how to walke before the liuing? 9 The sight of ye eye is better then to walke in ye lustes: this also is vanitie, and vexation of spirit.

Matthew 6:25

25 Therefore I say vnto you, be not carefull for your life, what ye shall eate, or what ye shall drinke: nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more worth then meate? and the bodie then raiment?

Proverbs 14:14

14 The heart that declineth, shall be saciate with his owne wayes: but a good man shall depart from him.

James 4:2

2 Ye lust, and haue not: ye enuie, and desire immoderately, and cannot obtaine: ye fight and warre, and get nothing, because ye aske not.

Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, and leane not vnto thine owne wisdome.

Proverbs 28:25

25 He that is of a proude heart, stirreth vp strife: but he that trusteth in the Lord, shall be fatte.

1 Timothy 6:17-19

17 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high minded, and that they trust not in vncertaine riches, but in the liuing God, (which giueth vs aboundantly, all things to enioy) 18 That they doe good, and be riche in good woorkes, and readie to distribute, and comunicate, 19 Laying vp in store for themselues a good foundation against the time to come, that they may obteine eternall life.

Proverbs 30:8-9

8 Remooue farre from me vanitie and lyes: giue me not pouertie, nor riches: feede me with foode conuenient for me, 9 Least I be full, and denie thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or least I be poore and steale, and take the Name of my God in vaine.

Psalms 37:3-5

3 Trust thou in the Lord and do good: dwell in the land, and thou shalt be fed assuredly. 4 And delite thy selfe in the Lord, and hee shall giue thee thine hearts desire. 5 Commit thy way vnto the Lord, and trust in him, and he shall bring it to passe.

Matthew 6:19-24

19 Lay not vp treasures for your selues vpon the earth, where the mothe and canker corrupt, and where theeues digge through and steale. 20 But lay vp treasures for your selues in heauen, where neither the mothe nor canker corrupteth, and where theeues neither digge through, nor steale. 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22 The light of the body is the eye: if then thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be light. 23 But if thine eye be wicked, then all thy body shalbe darke. Wherefore if the light that is in thee, be darkenes, howe great is that darkenesse? 24 No man can serue two masters: for eyther he shall hate the one, and loue the other, or els he shall leane to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serue God and riches.

2 Corinthians 12:10

10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproches, in necessities, in persecutions, in anguish for Christes sake: for when I am weake, then am I strong.

Isaiah 26:3

3 By an assured purpose wilt thou preserue perfite peace, because they trusted in thee.

Philippians 4:19

19 And my God shall fulfill all your necessities through his riches with glorie in Iesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 7:17

17 But as God hath distributed to euery man, as the Lord hath called euery one, so let him walke: and so ordaine I, in all Churches.

1 Timothy 6:6

6 But godlinesse is great gaine, if a man be content with that he hath.

Luke 12:15

15 Wherefore he said vnto them, Take heede, and beware of couetousnesse: for though a man haue abundance, yet his life standeth not in his riches.

Philippians 4:11

11 I speake not because of want: for I haue learned in whatsoeuer state I am, therewith to bee content.

Matthew 6:33

33 But seeke ye first the kingdome of God, and his righteousnesse, and all these things shall be ministred vnto you.

1 Timothy 6:6-11

6 But godlinesse is great gaine, if a man be content with that he hath. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and it is certaine, that we can carie nothing out. 8 Therefore when wee haue foode and raiment, let vs therewith be content. 9 For they that will be rich, fall into tentation and snares, and into many foolish and noysome lustes, which drowne men in perdition and destruction. 10 For the desire of money is the roote of all euill, which while some lusted after, they erred from the faith, and pearced themselues through with many sorowes. 11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and follow after righteousnesse, godlines, faith, loue, patience, and meekenes.

1 Timothy 6:6-8

6 But godlinesse is great gaine, if a man be content with that he hath. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and it is certaine, that we can carie nothing out. 8 Therefore when wee haue foode and raiment, let vs therewith be content.

Philippians 4:11-12

11 I speake not because of want: for I haue learned in whatsoeuer state I am, therewith to bee content. 12 And I can be abased, and I can abounde: euery where in all things I am instructed, both to be full, and to be hungrie, and to abounde, and to haue want.

Hebrews 13:5

5 Let your conuersation be without couetousnesse, and be content with those things that ye haue, for he hath said,

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