(A)But godliness actually is a means of (B)great gain when accompanied by (C)contentment. For (D)we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either. If we (E)have food and covering, with these we shall be content. (F)But those who want to get rich fall into temptation and (G)a snare and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge men into ruin and destruction. 10 For (H)the love of money is a root of all [a]sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have (I)wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

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  1. 1 Timothy 6:10 Lit the evils

But godliness with contentment(A) is great gain.(B) For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.(C) But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.(D) Those who want to get rich(E) fall into temptation and a trap(F) and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money(G) is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith(H) and pierced themselves with many griefs.(I)

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