Parallel Verses

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,

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

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,

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 anyone teaches a different doctrine, and does not consent to sound words, the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness, 4 he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions, 5 constant friction of people of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.



Cross References

1 Timothy 1:4

neither to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which cause speculation, rather than God's stewardship, which is in faith?

1 Timothy 3:6

not a new convert, lest being puffed up he fall into the same condemnation as the devil.

1 Timothy 1:7

desiring to be teachers of the law, though they understand neither what they say, nor about what they strongly affirm.

2 Timothy 2:14

Remind them of these things, charging them in the presence of God, that they do not argue about words, to no profit, to the subverting of those who hear.

2 Timothy 2:23

But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.

2 Timothy 3:4

traitors, headstrong, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God;

Titus 3:9

but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

Proverbs 13:7

There are some who pretend to be rich, yet have nothing. There are some who pretend to be poor, yet have great wealth.

Proverbs 25:14

As clouds and wind without rain, so is he who boasts of gifts deceptively.

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Isaiah 58:4

Behold, you fast for strife and contention, and to strike with the fist of wickedness: you do not fast this day so as to make your voice to be heard on high.

Acts 8:9

But there was a certain man, Simon by name, who used to practice sorcery in the city, and amazed the people of Samaria, making himself out to be some great one,

Acts 8:21-23

You have neither part nor lot in this matter, for your heart is not right before God.

Acts 15:2

Therefore when Paul and Barnabas had no small discord and discussion with them, they appointed Paul and Barnabas, and some others of them, to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders about this question.

Acts 18:15

but if they are questions about words and names and your own law, look to it yourselves. For I do not want to be a judge of these matters."

Romans 2:8

But to those who are self-seeking, and do not obey the truth, but obey wickedness -- wrath and anger,

Romans 12:16

Be of the same mind one toward another. Do not be arrogant, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own conceits.

Romans 13:13

Let us walk properly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and lustful acts, and not in strife and jealousy.

Romans 14:1

Now accept one who is weak in faith, but not for disputes over opinions.

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still fleshly. For insofar as there is jealousy, strife, and factions among you, are you not fleshly, and do you not walk in the ways of men?

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.

1 Corinthians 11:16

But if any man seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither do God's churches.

1 Corinthians 11:18

For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that divisions exist among you, and I partly believe it.

2 Corinthians 11:20

For you bear with a man, if he brings you into bondage, if he devours you, if he takes you captive, if he exalts himself, if he strikes you on the face.

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you do not consume one another.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousies, outbursts of anger, rivalries, divisions, heresies,

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, and envying one another.

Galatians 6:3

For if a man thinks himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Philippians 1:15

Some indeed proclaim Christ even out of envy and strife, and some also out of good will.

Philippians 2:3

doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;

Philippians 2:14

Do all things without murmurings and disputes,

Colossians 2:18

Let no one rob you of your prize by a voluntary humility and worshipping of the angels, dwelling in the things which he has seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind,

2 Thessalonians 2:4

he who opposes and exalts himself against all that is called God or that is worshiped; so that he sits in the temple of God, setting himself up as God.

James 1:19

This you know, my beloved brothers. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;

James 2:14-18

What good is it, my brothers, if a man says he has faith, but has no works? Can faith save him?

James 4:1-2

Where do conflicts and quarrels among you come from? Do they not come from your passions that war in your members?

James 4:5-6

Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, "The Spirit which he made to dwell in us yearns jealously"?

1 Peter 2:1-2

Putting away therefore all wickedness, and all deceit, and hypocrisy, and envy, and all slander,

2 Peter 2:12

But these, as unreasoning creatures, born natural animals to be taken and destroyed, speaking evil in matters about which they are ignorant, will in their destroying surely be destroyed,

2 Peter 2:18

For, uttering great swelling words of emptiness, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by licentiousness, those who barely escape from those who live in error;

Jude 1:10

But these speak evil of whatever things they do not know. What they understand naturally, like the creatures without reason, they are destroyed in these things.

Jude 1:16

These are murmurers and complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaks proud things), showing respect of persons to gain advantage.

Revelation 3:17

Because you say, 'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked;

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