Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD Than great treasure and turmoil with it.
It is better to have little with fear for the LORD than to have great treasure with turmoil.
A simple life in the Fear-of-GOD is better than a rich life with a ton of headaches.
Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great wealth together with trouble.
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble with it.
Better is a little with the fear of the LORD, Than great treasure with trouble.
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1 sn One of the frequent characteristics of wisdom literature is the “better” saying; it is a comparison of different but similar things to determine which is to be preferred. These two verses focus on spiritual things being better than troubled material things.
2 sn Turmoil refers to anxiety; the fear of the
3 sn Not all wealth has turmoil with it. But the proverb is focusing on the comparison of two things – fear of the