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1 Timothy 6:6-8 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

[a]Indeed, religion with contentment is a great gain. For we brought nothing into the world, just as we shall not be able to take anything out of it. If we have food and clothing, we shall be content with that.

Footnotes:

  1. 6:6 Contentment: the word autarkeia is a technical Greek philosophical term for the virtue of independence from material goods (Aristotle, Cynics, Stoics).
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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