Parallel Verses

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,

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 safe the deposit [of godly truth] entrusted to you, turn away from worldly and godless chatter [with its profane, empty words], and the contradictions of what is falsely called “knowledge”—

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,

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.

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;

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 
Usage: 25

παρακαταθήκη 
Parakatatheke 
Usage: 2

ἐκτρέπω 
Ektrepo 
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 laying up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on the life which is life indeed. 20 O Timothy, stand guard over that which has been committed to you, avoiding unsanctified, empty talks and oppositions of knowledge falsely so called, 21 which some proclaiming have made shipwreck concerning the faith. Grace be with you.


Cross References

Colossians 2:8

See that no one shall be deceiving you through philosophy and empty delusion, according to the tradition of men, according to the elements of the world, and not according to Christ,

2 Timothy 2:16

But reject the unsanctified empty talks: for they will proceed unto more of ungodliness,

Titus 1:14

not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men turning away from the truth.

Acts 17:21

But all the Athenians and itinerant strangers were accustomed to devote their time to nothing else, than to tell something new, or to hear something.

Romans 3:2

Much every way. For indeed, in the first place, the oracles of God were committed unto them.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one purposely rob you of your prize by humiliation and worship of the angels, trusting in those things which he has seen, being vainly puffed up by the mind of his depravity,

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which present questions, rather than the economy of God which is in faith:

1 Timothy 1:6

from which certain ones having deflected have gone out into empty talking,

1 Timothy 4:7

but reject the unsanctified and silly stories: but exercise yourself unto godliness.

2 Timothy 3:14-16

But abide thou in those things which thou hast learned and in which thou hast been instructed, knowing from whom thou hast learned;

Acts 17:18

And certain ones of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers interviewed him, and some continued to say, What would this babbler wish to say? and others said, He seems to be the propagator of strange divinities: because he was preaching the gospel of Jesus, and the resurrection.

Romans 1:22

Saying that they were wise, they became fools,

1 Corinthians 1:19-23

For it has been written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and bring to nought the understanding of the intelligent.

1 Corinthians 2:6

But we speak wisdom among the perfect: not the wisdom of this age, nor of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nought:

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it has been written. He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

2 Thessalonians 1:4

so that we ourselves rejoice over you in the churches of God, on account of your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations which you endure;

2 Thessalonians 2:15

Then therefore, brethren, stand, and hold fast the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word, or by our epistle:

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God, with which I am intrusted.

1 Timothy 6:4-5

he has been inflated, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and controversies, from which come envy, strife, blasphemies, evil surmisings,

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, O man of God, fly from these things; and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, divine love, patience, meekness.

1 Timothy 6:14

that you keep the commandment, spotless and pure, unto the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:

2 Timothy 1:12-14

on account of which cause I indeed suffer these things: but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to stand guard over that which is committed unto me unto that day.

2 Timothy 2:1

Therefore, my child, be thou filled up with dynamite in the grace which is in Christ Jesus,

Titus 1:4

to Titus, my beloved son according to the common faith. Grace and peace from God the Father and Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Titus 1:9

holding that which is according to the teaching of the faithful word, in order that he may be able both to exhort with healthy teaching, and to convict the opposers.

Titus 3:9

but reject foolish questions, and genealogies, and strife, and controversies about law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

Revelation 3:3

Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If you do not watch, I will come as a thief, and you shall not know what hour I will come upon you.

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