Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

He has an over-high opinion of himself; being without knowledge, having only an unhealthy love of questionings and wars of words, from which come envy, fighting, cruel words, evil thoughts,

New American Standard Bible

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,

King James Version

He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Holman Bible

he is conceited, understanding nothing, but has a sick interest in disputes and arguments over words. From these come envy, quarreling, slander, evil suspicions,

International Standard Version

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,

A Conservative Version

he is puffed up, understanding nothing, but doting about disputes and word controversies, from which develop envy, strife, revilings, evil surmisings,

American Standard Version

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but doting about questionings and disputes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Amplified

he is conceited and woefully ignorant [understanding nothing]. He has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, which produces envy, quarrels, verbal abuse, evil suspicions,

An Understandable Version

that person is conceited. He does not understand anything, but has an unhealthy concern for controversy and arguments over words, which produce envy, dissension, abusive language, evil suspicions,

Anderson New Testament

he is mad with conceit, knowing nothing, but has a morbid fondness for questions and contentions about words, out of which come envy, strife, railing, evil suspicions,

Common New Testament

he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, which produce envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions,

Daniel Mace New Testament

he is full of pride and ignorance, touch'd with a spirit of chicanery and wrangling, productive of envy, contention, calumny,

Darby Translation

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, out of which arise envy, strife, injurious words, evil suspicions,

Godbey New Testament

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

Goodspeed New Testament

is a conceited, ignorant person, with a morbid craving for speculations and arguments which result only in envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

John Wesley New Testament

He is puffed up, knowing nothing, but being sick of questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, contention, evil speakings,

Julia Smith Translation

He has been proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, of which is envy, strife, slanders, evil conjectures,

King James 2000

He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting over questions and disputes of words, out of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil suspicions,

Lexham Expanded Bible

he is conceited, understanding nothing, but having a morbid interest concerning controversies and disputes about words, from which come envy, strife, slanders, evil suspicions,

Modern King James verseion

he is proud, knowing nothing. He is sick concerning doubts and arguments, from which comes envy, strife, evil speakings, evil suspicions,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

he is puffed up and knoweth nothing: but wasteth his brains about questions, and strife of words, whereof spring envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings

Moffatt New Testament

is a conceited, ignorant creature, with a morbid passion for controversy and argument which only leads to envy, dissension, insults, insinuations,

Montgomery New Testament

he is puffed up with conceit and knows nothing, but is doting about disputations and a strife of words. These give rise to envy, quarrels, railings, evil suspicions,

NET Bible

he is conceited and understands nothing, but has an unhealthy interest in controversies and verbal disputes. This gives rise to envy, dissension, slanders, evil suspicions,

New Heart English Bible

he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions,

Noyes New Testament

he is puffed up with pride, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, from which cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Sawyer New Testament

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,

The Emphasized Bible

He is beclouded, knowing, nothing, rightly, but is diseased about questionings, and word-battles - out of which spring envy, strife, defamations, wicked surmising,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

he is conceited, knowing nothing, but delirious with disputes and quarrels about words, from whence come wrath, contentions, evil speakings, wrong suspicions,

Twentieth Century New Testament

is puffed up with conceit, not really knowing anything, but having a morbid craving for discussions and arguments. Such things only give rise to envy, quarreling, recriminations, base suspicions,

Webster

He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, from which cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Weymouth New Testament

he is puffed up with pride and has no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions,

Williams New Testament

he is a conceited ignoramus with a morbid appetite for discussions and controversies which lead to envy, quarreling, abuse, base suspicions,

World English Bible

he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, insulting, evil suspicions,

Worrell New Testament

he has become puffed up, knowing nothing, but morbid about questions and word-battles, out of which come envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Worsley New Testament

he is proud, knowing nothing, but is delirious about questions and strifes of words: from which cometh envy, contention, calumnies, wicked suspicions, perverse debates of men corrupted in mind,

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He is proud
τυφόω 
Tuphoo 
be proud, be lifted up with pride, highminded
Usage: 3

ἐπίσταμαι 
Epistamai 
Usage: 14

μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

νοσέω 
Noseo 
Usage: 1

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

ζήτησις 
Zetesis 
Usage: 6

and

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

λογομαχία 
Logomachia 
Usage: 1

ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

φθόνος 
Phthonos 
Usage: 9

ἔρις 
Eris 
Usage: 9

βλασφημία 
Blasphemia 
Usage: 13

πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

Images 1 Timothy 6:4

Prayers for 1 Timothy 6:4

Context Readings

False Teachers And The Love Of Money

3 If any man gives different teaching, not in agreement with the true words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the teaching which is in agreement with true religion, 4 He has an over-high opinion of himself; being without knowledge, having only an unhealthy love of questionings and wars of words, from which come envy, fighting, cruel words, evil thoughts, 5 Bitter talk of men who, being evil in mind and dead to what is true, take the faith to be a way of making profit.



Cross References

1 Timothy 1:4

Or to give attention to stories and long lists of generations, from which come questionings and doubts, in place of God's ordered way of life which is in faith;

1 Timothy 3:6

Not one newly taken into the church, for fear that, through his high opinion of himself, he may come into the same sin as the Evil One.

1 Timothy 1:7

Desiring to be teachers of the law, though they have no knowledge of what they say or of the statements which they make so certainly.

2 Timothy 2:14

Put these things before them, giving them orders in the name of the Lord to keep themselves from fighting about words, which is of no profit, only causing error in their hearers.

2 Timothy 2:23

And put away foolish and uncontrolled questionings, seeing that they are a cause of trouble.

2 Timothy 3:4

False to their friends, acting without thought, lifted up in mind, loving pleasure more than God;

Titus 3:9

But have nothing to do with foolish questionings, and lists of generations, and fights and arguments about the law; for they are of no profit and foolish.

Proverbs 13:7

A man may be acting as if he had wealth, but have nothing; another may seem poor, but have great wealth.

Proverbs 25:14

As clouds and wind without rain, so is one who takes credit for an offering he has not given.

Proverbs 26:12

Have you seen a man who seems to himself to be wise? There is more hope for the foolish than for him.

Isaiah 58:4

If keeping from food makes you quickly angry, ready for fighting and giving blows with evil hands; your holy days are not such as to make your voice come to my ears on high.

Acts 8:9

But there was a certain man named Simon, who in the past had been a wonder-worker and a cause of surprise to the people of Samaria, saying that he himself was a great man:

Acts 8:21-23

You have no part in this business, because your heart is not right before God.

Acts 15:2

And after Paul and Barnabas had had no little argument and discussion with them, the brothers made a decision to send Paul and Barnabas and certain others of them to the Apostles and the rulers of the church at Jerusalem about this question.

Acts 18:15

But if it is a question of words or names or of your law, see to it yourselves; I will not be a judge of such things.

Romans 2:8

But to those who, from a love of competition, are not guided by what is true, will come the heat of his wrath,

Romans 12:16

Be in harmony with one another. Do not have a high opinion of yourselves, but be in agreement with common people. Do not give yourselves an air of wisdom.

Romans 13:13

With right behaviour as in the day; not in pleasure-making and drinking, not in bad company and unclean behaviour, not in fighting and envy.

Romans 14:1

Do not put on one side him who is feeble in faith, and do not put him in doubt by your reasonings.

1 Corinthians 3:3

Because you are still in the flesh: for when there is envy and division among you, are you not still walking after the way of the flesh, even as natural men?

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man have a false idea. If any man seems to himself to be wise among you, let him become foolish, so that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now about things offered to images: we all seem to ourselves to have knowledge. Knowledge gives pride, but love gives true strength.

1 Corinthians 11:16

But if any man will not be ruled in this question, this is not our way of doing things, and it is not done in the churches of God.

1 Corinthians 11:18

For first of all, it has come to my ears that when you come together in the church, there are divisions among you, and I take the statement to be true in part.

2 Corinthians 11:20

You put up with a man if he makes servants of you, if he makes profit out of you, if he makes you prisoners, if he puts himself in a high place, if he gives you blows on the face.

Galatians 5:15

But if you are given to fighting with one another, take care that you are not the cause of destruction one to another.

Galatians 5:20-21

Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings,

Galatians 5:26

Let us not be full of self-glory, making one another angry, having envy of one another.

Galatians 6:3

For if a man has an idea that he is something when he is nothing, he is tricked by himself.

Philippians 1:15

Though some are preaching Christ out of envy and competition, others do it out of a good heart:

Philippians 2:3

Doing nothing through envy or through pride, but with low thoughts of self let everyone take others to be better than himself;

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without protests and arguments;

Colossians 2:18

Let no man take your reward from you by consciously making little of himself and giving worship to angels; having his thoughts fixed on the things which he has seen, being foolishly lifted up in his natural mind,

2 Thessalonians 2:4

Who puts himself against all authority, lifting himself up over all which is named God or is given worship; so that he takes his seat in the Temple of God, putting himself forward as God.

James 1:19

You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;

James 2:14-18

What use is it, my brothers, for a man to say that he has faith, if he does nothing? will such a faith give him salvation?

James 4:1-2

What is the cause of wars and fighting among you? is it not in your desires which are at war in your bodies?

James 4:5-6

Or does it seem to you that it is for nothing that the holy Writings say, The spirit which God put into our hearts has a strong desire for us?

1 Peter 2:1-2

So putting away all wrongdoing, and all tricks and deceits and envies and evil talk,

2 Peter 2:12

But these men, like beasts without reason, whose natural use is to be taken and put to death, crying out against things of which they have no knowledge, will undergo that same destruction which they are designing for others;

2 Peter 2:18

For with high-sounding false words, making use of the attraction of unclean desires of the flesh, they get into their power those newly made free from those who are living in error;

Jude 1:10

But these men say evil about such things as they have no knowledge of; and the things of which they have natural knowledge, like beasts without reason, are the cause of their destruction.

Jude 1:16

These are the men who make trouble, ever desiring change, going after evil pleasures, using high-sounding words, respecting men's position in the hope of reward.

Revelation 3:17

For you say, I have wealth, and have got together goods and land, and have need of nothing; and you are not conscious of your sad and unhappy condition, that you are poor and blind and without clothing.

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