and constant friction between men of corrupt mind, who have been robbed of the truth1 and who think that godliness is a means to financial gain.
But godliness with contentment2 is great gain.37
For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it.48
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.59
People who want to get rich6 fall into temptation and a trap7 and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction.
For the love of money8 is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith9 and pierced themselves with many griefs.10