wranglings of men corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, supposing godliness to be a source of gain.
And as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so also do these withstand the truth; men utterly corrupted in mind, disapproved concerning the faith.
whom it is needful to reduce to silence: who, indeed, are overthrowing whole houses, teaching what they ought not, for the sake of base gain.
and, in covetousness, will they, with feigned words, make merchandise of you; for whom the judgment from of old lingers not, and their destruction slumbers not.
So every good tree bears good fruit, but the worthless tree bears evil fruit.
Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree worthless and its fruit worthless; for from the fruit the tree is known.
And He saith to them, "It has been written, 'My house, shall be called a house of prayer; but ye are making it a den of robbers!'"
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for ye do not enter, neither do ye suffer those who are entering in to enter.
And this is the judgment, that the Light hath come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light; for their works were evil.
Now Simon, seeing that through the laying on of the apostles' hands the Holy Spirit was given, offered them money,
For a certain one, Demetrius by name, a silver-smith, making silver shrines of Diana, was bringing to the artisans no small business;
Now I beseech you, brethren, to mark those who are causing the divisions and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the teaching which ye learned; and turn away from them.
But, if any man seems to be contentious, we have no such custom, neither the assemblies of God.
This, therefore, I say, and testify in the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the gentiles also walk, in the vanity of their mind,
And then shall be revealed the lawless one, whom the Lord Jesus will slay with the breath of His mouth, and will bring to nought by the manifestation of His presence;
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to withdraw yourselves from every brother walking disorderly, and not according to the instruction which ye received from us.
It is needful that deacons, in like manner, be grave, not double-tongued, not addicted to much wine, not greedy of base gain;
holding a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from these also turn away.
To the pure all things are pure; but to the defiled and unbelieving nothing is pure; but both their mind and their conscience have become defiled.
Take heed, brethren, lest at any time there shall be in anyone of you an evil heart of unbelief, in falling away from the living God;
leaving the right way, they were led astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness,
Take heed to yourselves, that ye lose not the things which we wrought, but that ye receive a full reward.
Woe to them, because they went in the way of Cain, and rushed on in the error of Balsam for hire, and perished in the gainsaying of Korah!
because, in consequence of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, have all the nations fallen; and the kings of the earth committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth became rich by the power of her luxury."
and cinnamon, and spice, and incense, and ointment, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and cattle, and sheep, and of horses, and of chariots, and of slaves, and souls of men.