Parallel Verses

Moffatt New Testament

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

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,

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,

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

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 Anyone who teaches novelties and refuses to fall in with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the doctrine that tallies with piety, 4 is a conceited, ignorant creature, with a morbid passion for controversy and argument which only leads to envy, dissension, insults, insinuations, 5 and constant friction between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of the Truth. They imagine religion is a paying concern.



Cross References

1 Timothy 1:4

and studying myths and interminable genealogies; such studies bear upon speculations rather than on the divine order which belongs to faith.

1 Timothy 3:6

he must not be a new convert, in case he gets conceited and incurs the doom passed on the devil;

1 Timothy 1:7

doctors of the Law is what they want to be, but they have no idea either of the meaning of the words they use or of the themes on which they harp.

2 Timothy 2:14

Remind men of this: adjure them before the Lord not to bandy arguments ??no good comes out of that, it only means the undoing of your audience.

2 Timothy 2:23

Shut your mind against foolish, popular controversy; be sure that only breeds strife.

2 Timothy 3:4

they will be treacherous, reckless and conceited, preferring pleasure to God ??5 for though they keep up a form of religion, they will have nothing to do with it as a force. Avoid all such.

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversy, and let genealogies and dissensions and strife over the Law alone, for these are fruitless and futile.

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversy, and let genealogies and dissensions and strife over the Law alone, for these are fruitless and futile.

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversy, and let genealogies and dissensions and strife over the Law alone, for these are fruitless and futile.

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversy, and let genealogies and dissensions and strife over the Law alone, for these are fruitless and futile.

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish controversy, and let genealogies and dissensions and strife over the Law alone, for these are fruitless and futile.

Acts 8:9

Now for some time previous a man called Simon had been practising magic arts in the town, to the utter astonishment of the Samaritan nation; he made himself out to be a great person,

Acts 8:21-23

You come in for no share or lot in this religion. Your heart is all wrong in the sight of God.

Acts 15:2

As a sharp dispute and controversy sprang up between them and Paul and Barnabas, it was arranged that Paul and Barnabas, along with some others of their number, should go up to Jerusalem to see the apostles and presbyters at Jerusalem about this question.

Acts 18:15

But as these are merely questions of words and persons and your own Law, you can attend to them for yourselves. I decline to adjudicate upon matters like that."

Romans 2:8

but anger and wrath to those who are wilful, who disobey the Truth and obey wickedness ??9 anguish and calamity for every human soul that perpetrates evil, for the Jew first and for the Greek as well,

Romans 12:16

Keep in harmony with one another; instead of being ambitious, associate with humble folk; never be self-conceited.

Romans 13:13

let us live decorously as in the open light of day ??no revelry or bouts of drinking, no debauchery or sensuality, no quarrelling or jealousy.

Romans 14:1

Welcome a man of weak faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his scruples.

1 Corinthians 3:3

you are still worldly. For with jealousy and quarrels in your midst, are you not worldly, are you not behaving like ordinary men?

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself about this; whoever of you imagines he is wise with this world's wisdom must become a 'fool,' if he is really to be wise.

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

With regard to food that has been offered to idols. Here, of course, 'we all possess knowledge'! Knowledge puffs up, love builds up.

1 Corinthians 11:16

If anyone presumes to raise objections on this point ??well, I acknowledge no other mode of worship, and neither do the churches of God.

1 Corinthians 11:18

First of all, in your church-meetings I am told that cliques prevail. And I partly believe it.

2 Corinthians 11:20

You put up with a man who assumes control of your souls, with a man who spends your money, with a man who dupes you, with a man who gives himself airs, with a man who flies in your face.

Galatians 5:15

(whereas, if you snap at each other and prey upon each other, take care in case you destroy one another).

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, magic, quarrels, dissension, jealousy, temper, rivalry, factions, party-spirit,

Galatians 5:26

let us have no vanity, no provoking, no envy of one another.

Galatians 6:3

If anyone imagines he is somebody, he is deceiving himself, for he is nobody;

Philippians 1:15

Some of them, it is true, are actually preaching Christ from envy and rivalry, others from goodwill;

Philippians 2:3

never acting for private ends or from vanity, but humbly considering each other the better man,

Philippians 2:14

In all that you do, avoid grumbling and disputing,

Colossians 2:18

Let no one lay down rules for you as he pleases, with regard to fasting and the cult of angels, presuming on his visions and inflated by his sensuous notions,

2 Thessalonians 2:4

the adversary who vaunts himself above and against every so-called god or object of worship, actually seating himself in the temple of God with the proclamation that he himself is God.

James 1:19

Be sure of that, my beloved brothers. Let everyone be quick to listen, slow to talk, slow to be angry ??20 for human anger does not promote divine righteousness;

James 2:14-18

My brothers, what is the use of anyone declaring he has faith, if he has no deeds to show? Can his faith save him?

James 4:1-2

Where do conflicts, where do wrangles come from, in your midst? Is it not from these passions of yours that war among your members?

James 4:5-6

What, do you consider this is an idle word of scripture? ??'He yearns jealously for the spirit he set within us.')

1 Peter 2:1-2

So off with all malice, all guile and insincerity and envy and slander of every kind!

2 Peter 2:12

But those people! ??like irrational animals, creatures of mere instinct, born for capture and corruption, they scoff at what they are ignorant of; and like animals they will suffer corruption and ruin,

2 Peter 2:18

By talking arrogant futilities they beguile with the sensual lure of fleshly passion those who are just escaping from the company of misconduct ??19 promising them freedom, when they are themselves enslaved to corruption (for a man is the slave of whatever overpowers him).

Jude 1:10

But these people scoff at anything they do not understand; and whatever they do understand, like irrational animals, by mere instinct, that proves their ruin.

Jude 1:16

For these people are murmurers, grumbling at their lot in life ??they fall in with their own passions, their talk is arrogant, they pay court to men to benefit themselves.

Revelation 3:17

You declare, 'I am rich, I am well off, I lack nothing!' ??not knowing you are a miserable creature, pitiful, poor, blind, naked.

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