Parallel Verses

Sawyer New Testament

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

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,

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;

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 treasuring up for themselves a good foundation for the future, that they may lay hold on the true life. 20  O Timothy, keep the trust, turning away from profane and empty words, and contradictions of mis-named science, 21 which some having professed have erred from the faith. The grace be with you.


Cross References

Colossians 2:8

See that no one leads you off as a prey through philosophy and vain deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ,

2 Timothy 2:16

But profane and vain words, avoid; for they greatly increase impiety,

Titus 1:14

not attending to Jewish myths, and commandments of men who subvert the truth.

Acts 17:21

And all the Athenians and the strangers living there spend their leisure in nothing else but telling or hearing something new.

Romans 3:2

Much in every way. For first, indeed, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Colossians 2:18

Let no one wishing [it] deprive you of your reward by humility and a worship of angels, intruding into what he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his carnal mind,

1 Timothy 1:4

nor attend to myths or interminable genealogies, which occasion disputes rather than a dispensation of God by faith, [do.]

1 Timothy 1:6

which some having missed turned aside to vain words,

1 Timothy 4:7

but avoid profane and silly myths; exercise yourself in piety;

2 Timothy 3:14-16

But do you continue in what you learned and understood, knowing from whom you learned,

Acts 17:18

And some of the Epicurean and Stoic philosophers disputed with him, and some said, What does this trifler mean to say? And others, He seems to be a preacher of strange demons; because he preached to them Jesus and the resurrection.

Romans 1:22

Saying that they were wise they became foolish,

1 Corinthians 1:19-23

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the intelligent.

1 Corinthians 2:6

But we speak wisdom among the perfect, but not the wisdom of this life, nor of the rulers of this life, who are destroyed;

1 Corinthians 3:19

For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written; He takes the wise in their craftiness.

2 Thessalonians 1:4

so that we boast of you in the churches of God, of your patience and faith, in all your persecutions and the afflictions which you endure,

2 Thessalonians 2:15

Therefore, brothers, stand firm, and hold the traditions which you have been taught, whether by word or by our epistle;

1 Timothy 1:11

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

1 Timothy 6:4-5

he is blinded and knows nothing, but has a sickly longing for debates and wars of words, from which arise envy, contention, blasphemies, evil suspicions,

1 Timothy 6:11

But do you, O man of God, avoid these things; but pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, patience, meekness.

1 Timothy 6:14

that you keep the charge without spot, without blame, till the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Timothy 1:12-14

for which cause I suffer these things; but I am not ashamed; for I know in whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep my trust to that day.

2 Timothy 2:1

Do you therefore, my son, be strong in the grace in Christ Jesus,

Titus 1:4

to Titus my faithful son in the common faith; grace and peace from God the Father, and Christ Jesus our Saviour.

Titus 1:9

holding firmly the faithful word taught, that he may be able both to exhort with sound instruction and to convince those who contradict.

Titus 3:9

But foolish questions, and genealogies, and strifes and contentions about the law, avoid; for they are unprofitable and vain.

Revelation 3:3

Remember therefore how you have received and heard, and watch, and change your minds. If therefore you do not watch, I will come as a thief, and you shall not know at what hour I will come upon you.

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