Parallel Verses

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,

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 puffed up with pride and stupefied with conceit, [although he is] woefully ignorant. He has a morbid fondness for controversy and disputes and strife about words, which result in (produce) envy and jealousy, quarrels and dissension, abuse and insults and slander, and base 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,

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,

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,

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

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 one teach differently, and do not accede to sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the teaching which is according to piety, 4 he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, out of which arise envy, strife, injurious words, evil suspicions, 5 constant quarrellings of men corrupted in mind and destitute of the truth, holding gain to be the end of piety.



Cross References

1 Timothy 1:4

nor to turn their minds to fables and interminable genealogies, which bring questionings rather than further God's dispensation, which is in faith.

1 Timothy 3:6

not a novice, that he may not, being inflated, fall into the fault of the devil.

1 Timothy 1:7

desiring to be law-teachers, not understanding either what they say or concerning what they so strenuously affirm.

2 Timothy 2:14

Of these things put in remembrance, testifying earnestly before the Lord not to have disputes of words, profitable for nothing, to the subversion of the hearers.

2 Timothy 2:23

But foolish and senseless questionings avoid, knowing that they beget contentions.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, headlong, of vain pretensions, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;

Titus 3:9

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

Proverbs 13:7

There is that feigneth himself rich, and hath nothing; there is that maketh himself poor, and hath great wealth.

Proverbs 25:14

Clouds and wind without rain, so is a man that boasteth himself of a false gift.

Proverbs 26:12

Hast thou seen a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope of a fool than of him.

Isaiah 58:4

Behold, ye have fasted for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness; ye do not at present fast, to cause your voice to be heard on high.

Acts 8:9

But a certain man, by name Simon, had been before in the city, using magic arts, and astonishing the nation of Samaria, saying that himself was some great one.

Acts 8:21-23

Thou hast neither part nor lot in this matter, for thy heart is not upright before God.

Acts 15:2

A commotion therefore having taken place, and no small discussion on the part of Paul and Barnabas against them, they arranged that Paul and Barnabas, and certain others from amongst them, should go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders about this question.

Acts 18:15

but if it be questions about words, and names, and the law that ye have, see to it yourselves; for I do not intend to be judge of these things.

Romans 2:8

But to those that are contentious, and are disobedient to the truth, but obey unrighteousness, there shall be wrath and indignation,

Romans 12:16

Have the same respect one for another, not minding high things, but going along with the lowly: be not wise in your own eyes:

Romans 13:13

As in the day, let us walk becomingly; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and lasciviousness, not in strife and emulation.

Romans 14:1

Now him that is weak in the faith receive, not to the determining of questions of reasoning.

1 Corinthians 3:3

for ye are yet carnal. For whereas there are among you emulation and strife, are ye not carnal, and walk according to man?

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself: if any one thinks himself to be wise among you in this world, let him become foolish, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

But concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know, (for we all have knowledge: knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

1 Corinthians 11:16

But if any one think to be contentious, we have no such custom, nor the assemblies of God.

1 Corinthians 11:18

For first, when ye come together in assembly, I hear there exist divisions among you, and I partly give credit to it.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For ye bear if any one bring you into bondage, if any one devour you, if any one get your money, if any one exalt himself, if any one beat you on the face.

Galatians 5:15

but if ye bite and devour one another, see that ye are not consumed one of another.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, disputes, schools of opinion,

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become vain-glorious, provoking one another, envying one another.

Galatians 6:3

For if any man reputes himself to be something, being nothing, he deceives himself;

Philippians 1:15

Some indeed also for envy and strife, but some also for good will, preach the Christ.

Philippians 2:3

let nothing be in the spirit of strife or vain glory, but, in lowliness of mind, each esteeming the other as more excellent than themselves;

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without murmurings and reasonings,

Colossians 2:18

Let no one fraudulently deprive you of your prize, doing his own will in humility and worship of angels, entering into things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by the mind of his flesh,

2 Thessalonians 2:4

who opposes and exalts himself on high against all called God, or object of veneration; so that he himself sits down in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

James 1:19

So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

James 2:14-18

What is the profit, my brethren, if any one say he have faith, but have not works? can faith save him?

James 4:1-2

Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, from your pleasures, which war in your members?

James 4:5-6

Think ye that the scripture speaks in vain? Does the Spirit which has taken his abode in us desire enviously?

1 Peter 2:1-2

Laying aside therefore all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envyings and all evil speakings,

2 Peter 2:12

But these, as natural animals without reason, made to be caught and destroyed, speaking injuriously in things they are ignorant of, shall also perish in their own corruption,

2 Peter 2:18

For while speaking great highflown words of vanity, they allure with the lusts of the flesh, by dissoluteness, those who have just fled those who walk in error,

Jude 1:10

But these, whatever things they know not, they speak railingly against; but what even, as the irrational animals, they understand by mere nature, in these things they corrupt themselves.

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts; and their mouth speaks swelling words, admiring persons for the sake of profit.

Revelation 3:17

Because thou sayest, I am rich, and am grown rich, and have need of nothing, and knowest not that thou art the wretched and the miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked;

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