Psalm 37:16
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New International Version
Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked;

New Living Translation
It is better to be godly and have little than to be evil and rich.

English Standard Version
Better is the little that the righteous has than the abundance of many wicked.

New American Standard Bible
Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

King James Bible
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The little that the righteous man has is better than the abundance of many wicked people.

International Standard Version
Better is the little that the righteous have than the abundance of many wicked people.

NET Bible
The little bit that a godly man owns is better than the wealth of many evil men,

New Heart English Bible
Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
A little that a righteous one has is better than the many possessions of the wicked

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The little that the righteous person has is better than the wealth of many wicked people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Better is a little that the righteous hath Than the abundance of many wicked.

New American Standard 1977
Better is the little of the righteous
            Than the abundance of many wicked.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Tet A little that a righteous man has is better than the many riches of the sinners.

King James 2000 Bible
A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.

American King James Version
A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.

American Standard Version
Better is a little that the righteous hath Than the abundance of many wicked.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Better is a little to the just, than the great riches of the wicked.

Darby Bible Translation
The little that the righteous hath is better than the abundance of many wicked;

English Revised Version
Better is a little that the righteous hath than the abundance of many wicked.

Webster's Bible Translation
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.

World English Bible
Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.

Young's Literal Translation
Better is the little of the righteous, Than the store of many wicked.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
37:7-20 Let us be satisfied that God will make all to work for good to us. Let us not discompose ourselves at what we see in this world. A fretful, discontented spirit is open to many temptations. For, in all respects, the little which is allotted to the righteous, is more comfortable and more profitable than the ill-gotten and abused riches of ungodly men. It comes from a hand of special love. God provides plentifully and well, not only for his working servants, but for his waiting servants. They have that which is better than wealth, peace of mind, peace with God, and then peace in God; that peace which the world cannot give, and which the world cannot have. God knows the believer's days. Not one day's work shall go unrewarded. Their time on earth is reckoned by days, which will soon be numbered; but heavenly happiness shall be for ever. This will be a real support to believers in evil times. Those that rest on the Rock of ages, have no reason to envy the wicked the support of their broken reeds.
Study Bible
Don’t Fret Because of Evildoers
15Their sword will enter their own heart, And their bows will be broken. 16Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked. 17For the arms of the wicked will be broken, But the LORD sustains the righteous.…
Cross References
Proverbs 15:16
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.

Proverbs 16:8
Better is a little with righteousness Than great income with injustice.

Jeremiah 35:9
nor to build ourselves houses to dwell in; and we do not have vineyard or field or seed.
Treasury of Scripture

A little that a righteous man has is better than the riches of many wicked.

Proverbs 3:33 The curse of the LORD is in the house of the wicked: but he blesses …

Proverbs 13:25 The righteous eats to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of …

Proverbs 15:16,17 Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and …

Proverbs 16:8 Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues without right.

Proverbs 30:9 Lest I be full, and deny you, and say, Who is the LORD? or lest I …

Ecclesiastes 2:26 For God gives to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, …

Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with …

Matthew 6:11 Give us this day our daily bread.

1 Timothy 6:6 But godliness with contentment is great gain.

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