Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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;

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:

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 to themselves a right foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold on the life age-during. 20 O Timotheus, the thing entrusted guard thou, avoiding the profane vain-words and opposition of the falsely-named knowledge, 21 which certain professing -- concerning the faith did swerve; the grace is with you. Amen.


Cross References

Colossians 2:8

See that no one shall be carrying you away as spoil through the philosophy and vain deceit, according to the deliverance of men, according to the rudiments of the world, and not according to Christ,

2 Timothy 2:16

and the profane vain talkings stand aloof from, for to more impiety they will advance,

Titus 1:14

not giving heed to Jewish fables and commands of men, turning themselves away from the truth;

Acts 17:21

and all Athenians, and the strangers sojourning, for nothing else were at leisure but to say something, and to hear some newer thing.

Romans 3:2

much in every way; for first, indeed, that they were intrusted with the oracles of God;

Colossians 2:18

let no one beguile you of your prize, delighting in humble-mindedness and in worship of the messengers, intruding into the things he hath not seen, being vainly puffed up by the mind of his flesh,

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, that cause questions rather than the building up of God that is in faith: --

1 Timothy 1:6

from which certain, having swerved, did turn aside to vain discourse,

1 Timothy 4:7

and the profane and old women's fables reject thou, and exercise thyself unto piety,

2 Timothy 3:14-16

And thou -- be remaining in the things which thou didst learn and wast entrusted with, having known from whom thou didst learn,

Acts 17:18

And certain of the Epicurean and of the Stoic philosophers, were meeting together to see him, and some were saying, 'What would this seed picker wish to say?' and others, 'Of strange demons he doth seem to be an announcer;' because Jesus and the rising again he did proclaim to them as good news,

Romans 1:22

professing to be wise, they were made fools,

1 Corinthians 1:19-23

for it hath been written, 'I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will bring to nought;'

1 Corinthians 2:6

And wisdom we speak among the perfect, and wisdom not of this age, nor of the rulers of this age -- of those becoming useless,

1 Corinthians 3:19

for the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God, for it hath been written, 'Who is taking the wise in their craftiness;'

2 Thessalonians 1:4

so that we ourselves do glory in you in the assemblies of God, for your endurance and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye bear;

2 Thessalonians 2:15

so, then, brethren, stand ye fast, and hold the deliverances that ye were taught, whether through word, whether through our letter;

1 Timothy 1:11

according to the good news of the glory of the blessed God, with which I was entrusted.

1 Timothy 6:4-5

he is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and word-striving, out of which doth come envy, strife, evil-speakings, evil-surmisings,

1 Timothy 6:11

and thou, O man of God, these things flee, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness;

1 Timothy 6:14

that thou keep the command unspotted, unblameable, till the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Timothy 1:12-14

for which cause also these things I suffer, but I am not ashamed, for I have known in whom I have believed, and have been persuaded that he is able that which I have committed to him to guard -- to that day.

2 Timothy 2:1

Thou, therefore, my child, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus,

Titus 1:4

to Titus -- true child according to a common faith: Grace, kindness, peace, from God the Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour!

Titus 1:9

holding -- according to the teaching -- to the stedfast word, that he may be able also to exhort in the sound teaching, and the gainsayers to convict;

Titus 3:9

and foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about law, stand away from -- for they are unprofitable and vain.

Revelation 3:3

'Remember, then, how thou hast received, and heard, and be keeping, and reform: if, then, thou mayest not watch, I will come upon thee as a thief, and thou mayest not know what hour I will come upon thee.

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