Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called "knowledge"--

King James Version

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:

Holman Bible

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding irreverent, empty speech and contradictions from the "knowledge" that falsely bears that name.

International Standard Version

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the pointless discussions and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge.

A Conservative Version

O Timothy, keep the entrustment, avoiding the profane babblings and objections of the falsely-called knowledge,

American Standard Version

O Timothy, guard that which is committed unto thee , turning away from the profane babblings and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;

Amplified

O Timothy, guard and keep the deposit entrusted [to you]! Turn away from the irreverent babble and godless chatter, with the vain and empty and worldly phrases, and the subtleties and the contradictions in what is falsely called knowledge and spiritual illumination.

An Understandable Version

[So], Timothy, guard [the Gospel message] which has been entrusted to you, while avoiding worldly, empty chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called "knowledge,"

Anderson New Testament

Timothy, keep that which is committed to your charge, avoiding those profane and empty babblings, and disputations about knowledge falsely so called;

Bible in Basic English

O Timothy, take good care of that which is given to you, turning away from the wrong and foolish talk and arguments of that knowledge which is falsely so named;

Common New Testament

O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge,

Daniel Mace New Testament

O Timothy, keep what is deposited in your care, avoiding the prophane empty declamations and objections of a spurious science, which some have profess'd,

Darby Translation

O Timotheus, keep the entrusted deposit, avoiding profane, vain babblings, and oppositions of false-named knowledge,

Godbey New Testament

O Timothy, stand guard over that which has been committed to you, avoiding unsanctified, empty talks and oppositions of knowledge falsely so called,

Goodspeed New Testament

Timothy, guard what has been intrusted to you. Keep away from the worldly, empty phrases and contradictions of what they falsely call knowledge,

John Wesley New Testament

O Timotheus, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding prophane, empty babblings, and oppositions of knowledge falsely so called: Which some professing have erred from the faith.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, turn away from profane voices and vain things and arguments in the vain name of science,

Julia Smith Translation

O Timothy, watch that which holds firm, turning aside from profane, idle talk, and oppositions of knowledge, bearing a false name:

King James 2000

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to your trust, avoiding profane and vain utterances, and oppositions of what is falsely called knowledge:

Lexham Expanded Bible

O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted [to you]. Turn away from pointless empty talk and contradictions of [what is] falsely called knowledge,

Modern King James verseion

O Timothy, guard the Deposit, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of falsely-named science,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O Timothy, save that which is given thee to keep, and avoid unghostly vanities of voices, and oppositions of science falsely so called,

Moffatt New Testament

O Timotheus, keep the securities of the faith intact: avoid the profane jargon and contradictions of what is falsely called 'Knowledge.'

Montgomery New Testament

O, Timothy, guard the treasure which is committed to you. Shun the profane babblings and contradictions of the falsely called "knowledge"

NET Bible

O Timothy, protect what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the profane chatter and absurdities of so-called "knowledge."

New Heart English Bible

Timothy, guard that which is committed to you, turning away from the empty chatter and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;

New simplified Bible

O Timothy, guard that which is committed to you. Turn away from the empty speeches that violate what is holy and from opposition and from false knowledge.

Noyes New Testament

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding the profane babblings, and oppositions of the falselycalled knowledge;

Sawyer New Testament

O Timothy, keep the trust, turning away from profane and empty words, and contradictions of mis-named science,

The Emphasized Bible

O Timothy! that which hath been entrusted, do thou guard, avoiding the profane pratings and oppositions of falsely named knowledge, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

O Timothy, guard the sacred deposit, avoiding profane trifling talk, and antitheses of misnamed science:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the profane prattle and contradictions of what some miscall 'theology,'

Webster

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called;

Weymouth New Testament

O Timothy, guard the truths entrusted to you, shunning irreligious and frivolous talk, and controversy with what is falsely called 'knowledge';

Williams New Testament

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you; continue to turn away from the worldly, futile phrases and contradictions of what is falsely called "knowledge,"

World English Bible

Timothy, guard that which is committed to you, turning away from the empty chatter and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;

Worrell New Testament

O Timothy, guard the deposit; turning away from the profane babblings, and oppositions of that which is falsely called knowledge;

Worsley New Testament

O Timothy, keep that with which thou art entrusted, avoiding profane empty babblings, and the oppositions of science falsely so called:

Youngs Literal Translation

O Timotheus, the thing entrusted guard thou, avoiding the profane vain-words and opposition of the falsely-named knowledge,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
O
ὦ 
O , not tr
Usage: 11

Τιμόθεος 
Timotheos 
Usage: 24

φυλάσσω 
Phulasso 
keep , observe , beware , keep self , save , be ... ware
Usage: 25

παρακαταθήκη 
Parakatatheke 
Usage: 2

ἐκτρέπω 
Ektrepo 
turn aside , avoid , turn , turn out of the way
Usage: 5

βέβηλος 
Bebelos 
Usage: 5

κενοφωνία 
Kenophonia 
Usage: 2

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ἀντίθεσις 
Antithesis 
Usage: 1

of science
γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

Context Readings

Final Charge And Benediction

19 storing up for themselves the treasure of a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is life indeed. 20 O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called "knowledge"-- 21 which some have professed and thus gone astray from the faith Grace be with you.


Cross References

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.

2 Timothy 2:16

But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,

Titus 1:14

not paying attention to Jewish myths and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.

Acts 17:21

(Now all the Athenians and the strangers visiting there used to spend their time in nothing other than telling or hearing something new.)

Romans 3:2

Great in every respect. First of all, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the worship of the angels, taking his stand on visions he has seen, inflated without cause by his fleshly mind,

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith.

1 Timothy 1:6

For some men, straying from these things, have turned aside to fruitless discussion,

1 Timothy 4:7

But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;

2 Timothy 3:14-16

You, however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them,

Acts 17:18

And also some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers were conversing with him. Some were saying, "What would this idle babbler wish to say?" Others, "He seems to be a proclaimer of strange deities,"--because he was preaching Jesus and the resurrection.

Romans 1:22

Professing to be wise, they became fools,

1 Corinthians 1:19-23

For it is written, "I WILL DESTROY THE WISDOM OF THE WISE, AND THE CLEVERNESS OF THE CLEVER I WILL SET ASIDE."

1 Corinthians 2:6

Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away;

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness before God For it is written, "He is THE ONE WHO CATCHES THE WISE IN THEIR CRAFTINESS";

2 Thessalonians 1:4

therefore, we ourselves speak proudly of you among the churches of God for your perseverance and faith in the midst of all your persecutions and afflictions which you endure.

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brethren, stand firm and hold to the traditions which you were taught, whether by word of mouth or by letter from us.

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, with which I have been entrusted.

1 Timothy 6:4-5

he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, out of which arise envy, strife, abusive language, evil suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:11

But flee from these things, you man of God, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, perseverance and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:14

that you keep the commandment without stain or reproach until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Timothy 1:12-14

For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.

2 Timothy 2:1

You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.

Titus 1:4

To Titus, my true child in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.

Titus 1:9

holding fast the faithful word which is in accordance with the teaching, so that he will be able both to exhort in sound doctrine and to refute those who contradict.

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and disputes about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.

Revelation 3:3

'So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what hour I will come to you.



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