Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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,

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.

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 By doing this they store up a treasure for themselves that is a good foundation for the future, so that they can keep their hold on the life that is real. 20 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid the pointless discussions and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge. 21 Although some claim to have it, they have abandoned the faith. May grace be with all of you!


Cross References

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one enslaves you through philosophy and empty deceit according to human tradition, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to the Messiah,

2 Timothy 2:16

However, avoid pointless discussions. For people will become more and more ungodly,

Titus 1:14

and not pay attention to Jewish myths or commands given by people who reject the truth.

Acts 17:21

Now all the Athenians and the foreigners living there used to spend their time doing nothing else other than listening to the latest ideas or repeating them.

Romans 3:2

There are all kinds of advantages! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the utterances of God.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one who delights in humility and the worship of angels cheat you out of the prize by rejoicing about what he has seen. Such a person is puffed up for no reason by his carnal mind.

1 Timothy 1:4

and occupying themselves with myths and endless genealogies. These things promote controversies rather than God's ongoing purpose, which involves faith.

1 Timothy 1:6

Some people have left these qualities behind and have turned to fruitless discussion.

1 Timothy 4:7

Do not have anything to do with godless myths and fables of old women. Instead, train yourself to be godly.

2 Timothy 3:14-16

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and found to be true, because you know from whom you learned it.

Acts 17:18

Some Epicurean and Stoic philosophers also debated with him. Some asked, "What is this blabbermouth trying to say?" while others said, "He seems to be preaching about foreign gods." This was because Paul was telling the good news about Jesus and the resurrection.

Romans 1:22

Though claiming 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 intelligence of the intelligent I will reject."

1 Corinthians 2:6

However, when we are among mature people, we do speak a message of wisdom, but not the wisdom of this world or of the rulers of this world, who are passing off the scene.

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is nonsense in God's sight. For it is written, "He catches the wise with their own trickery,"

2 Thessalonians 1:4

As a result, we rejoice about you among God's churches about your endurance and faith through all the persecutions and afflictions you are experiencing.

2 Thessalonians 2:15

So then, brothers, stand firm, and cling to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by word of mouth or by our letter.

1 Timothy 1:11

that agrees with the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which he entrusted to me.

1 Timothy 6:4-5

he is a conceited person and does not understand anything. He has an unhealthy craving for arguments and debates. This produces jealousy, rivalry, slander, evil suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:11

But you, man of God, must flee from all these things. Instead, you must pursue righteousness, godliness, faithfulness, love, endurance, and gentleness.

1 Timothy 6:14

to keep these commands stainlessly and blamelessly until the appearance of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah.

2 Timothy 1:12-14

That is why I suffer as I do. However, I am not ashamed, for I know the one in whom I have put my trust, and I'm convinced that he is able to protect what he has entrusted to me until the day that he comes.

2 Timothy 2:1

As for you, my child, be strong by the grace that is in the Messiah Jesus.

Titus 1:4

To: Titus, a genuine child in the faith that we share. May grace and peace from God the Father and the Messiah, Jesus our Savior, be yours!

Titus 1:9

He must be devoted to the trustworthy message that agrees with what we teach, so that he may be able to encourage others with healthy doctrine and refute those who oppose it.

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversies, arguments about genealogies, quarrels, and fights about the Law. These things are useless and worthless.

Revelation 3:3

So remember what you received and heard. Obey it, and repent. If you are not alert, I will come like a thief, and you won't know the time when I will come to you.

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