Proverbs 15 :16

Proverbs 15 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

American Standard Version (ASV)

Better is little, with the fear of Jehovah, Than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, than great wealth together with trouble.

Webster's Revision

Better is little with the fear of the LORD, than great treasure and trouble with it.

World English Bible

Better is little, with the fear of Yahweh, than great treasure with trouble.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Better is little with the fear of the LORD, than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Definitions for Proverbs 15 :16

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 15 :16

Better is little with the fear of the Lord - Because where the fear of God is, there are moderation and contentment of spirit.

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 15 :16

This proverb has its completion in the teaching of Matthew 6:33.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 15 :16

15:16 Trouble - Tumultuous lusts and passions, vexatious cares, and horrors of conscience.
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