Parallel Verses

Amplified

And protracted wrangling and wearing discussion and perpetual friction among men who are corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, who imagine that godliness or righteousness is a source of profit [a moneymaking business, a means of livelihood]. From such withdraw.

New American Standard Bible

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

King James Version

Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

Holman Bible

and constant disagreement among people whose minds are depraved and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a way to material gain.

International Standard Version

and incessant conflict between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth. They think that godliness is a way to make a profit.

A Conservative Version

constant frictions of men corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing piety to be a means of gain. Withdraw from such.

American Standard Version

wranglings of men corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, supposing that godliness is a way of gain.

An Understandable Version

[and] continual wranglings between people with corrupt minds, who are deprived of the truth. They think that [professing] godliness is a way to obtain [financial] gain.

Anderson New Testament

and wranglings, on the part of men who are corrupt in mind, and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a source of gain. From such withdraw yourself.

Bible in Basic English

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.

Common New Testament

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godliness is a means of gain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

mischievous opinions, and a familiarity with pernicious ignorant impostors, who consider religion only as it makes for their gain.

Darby Translation

constant quarrellings of men corrupted in mind and destitute of the truth, holding gain to be the end of piety.

Godbey New Testament

wranglings of men having been corrupted as to their mind and turned away from the truth, considering that gain is godliness.

Goodspeed New Testament

and mutual irritation between people of depraved minds, who are lost to the truth and think of religion only as a means of gain.

John Wesley New Testament

evil surmisings, Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, supposing the gain is godliness. From such withdraw thyself.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

perverse disputings of men of corrupt understanding, and destitute of the truth, using piety as a source of gain: from such withdraw thyself.

Julia Smith Translation

Unprofitable occupations of men corrupted in mind, and deprived of the truth, thinking gain to be devotion: be separated from such.

King James 2000

Perverse wranglings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw yourself.

Lexham Expanded Bible

constant wrangling by people of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who consider godliness to be a means of gain.

Modern King James verseion

meddling, of men whose minds have been corrupted and deprived of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness. Withdraw from such.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and vain disputations of men with corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, which think that lucre is godliness. From such, separate thyself.

Moffatt New Testament

and constant friction between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of the Truth. They imagine religion is a paying concern.

Montgomery New Testament

and wrangling between men whose minds are corrupt and destitute of the truth; who suppose that godliness is a source of gain.

NET Bible

and constant bickering by people corrupted in their minds and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a way of making a profit.

New Heart English Bible

constant friction of people of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.

Noyes New Testament

incessant disputings of men corrupted in their minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that godliness is gain.

Sawyer New Testament

and wranglings of men of unsound judgments and destitute of the truth, supposing that piety is gain.

The Emphasized Bible

incessant quarrellings of men wholly corrupt in their mind and bereft of the truth, - supposing godliness to be, a means of gain!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

perverse wranglings of men corrupt in mind, and destitute of truth, who think to make gain of godliness; depart from such men.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and incessant wrangling on the part of these corrupt-minded people who have lost all hold on the Truth, and who think of religion only as a source of gain.

Webster

Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

Weymouth New Testament

and persistent wranglings on the part of people whose intellects are disordered and they themselves blinded to all knowledge of the truth; who imagine that godliness means gain.

Williams New Testament

and perpetual friction between people who are depraved in mind and deprived of truth, who imagine that religion is only a means of gain.

World English Bible

constant friction of people of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. Withdraw yourself from such.

Worrell New Testament

wranglings of men corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, supposing godliness to be a source of gain.

Worsley New Testament

and void of truth, accounting gain to be godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

Youngs Literal Translation

wranglings of men wholly corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing the piety to be gain; depart from such;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
παραδιατριβή 
Paradiatribe 
Usage: 1

of men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

of corrupt
διαφθείρω 
Diaphtheiro 
Usage: 5

νοῦς 
Nous 
Usage: 24

and

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

ἀποστερέω 
Apostereo 
Usage: 5

of the truth
ἀλήθεια 
Aletheia 
Usage: 87

νομίζω 
Nomizo 
Usage: 12

πορισμός 
Porismos 
Usage: 2

is
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

εὐσέβεια 
Eusebeia 
Usage: 15

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

Context Readings

False Teachers And The Love Of Money

4 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, 5 And protracted wrangling and wearing discussion and perpetual friction among men who are corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, who imagine that godliness or righteousness is a source of profit [a moneymaking business, a means of livelihood]. From such withdraw. 6 [And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant gain.



Cross References

2 Timothy 3:8

Now just as Jannes and Jambres were hostile to and resisted Moses, so these men also are hostile to and oppose the Truth. They have depraved and distorted minds, and are reprobate and counterfeit and to be rejected as far as the faith is concerned.

Titus 1:11

Their mouths must be stopped, for they are mentally distressing and subverting whole families by teaching what they ought not to teach, for the purpose of getting base advantage and disreputable gain.

2 Peter 2:3

And in their covetousness (lust, greed) they will exploit you with false (cunning) arguments. From of old the sentence [of condemnation] for them has not been idle; their destruction (eternal misery) has not been asleep.

2 Kings 5:20-27

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving from his hands what he brought. But as the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him.

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, the dogs are greedy; they never have enough. And such are the shepherds who cannot understand; they have all turned to their own way, each one to his own gain, from every quarter [one and all].

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even to the greatest of them, everyone is given to covetousness (to greed for unjust gain); and from the prophet even to the priest, everyone deals falsely.

Jeremiah 8:10

Therefore will I give their wives to others and their fields to those who gain possession of them; for everyone, from the least even to the greatest, is given to covetousness (is greedy for unjust gain); from the prophet even to the priest, everyone deals falsely.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you as people come, and they sit before you as My people, and they hear the words you say, but they will not do them; for with their mouths they show much love, but their hearts go after and are set on their [idolatrous greed for] gain.

Matthew 7:17-20

Even so, every healthy (sound) tree bears good fruit [ worthy of admiration], but the sickly (decaying, worthless) tree bears bad (worthless) fruit.

Matthew 12:33

Either make the tree sound (healthy and good), and its fruit sound (healthy and good), or make the tree rotten (diseased and bad), and its fruit rotten (diseased and bad); for the tree is known and recognized and judged by its fruit.

Matthew 21:13

He said to them, The Scripture says, My house shall be called a house of prayer; but you have made it a den of robbers.

Matthew 23:13

But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, pretenders (hypocrites)! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in men's faces; for you neither enter yourselves, nor do you allow those who are about to go in to do so.

John 3:19-21

The [basis of the] judgment (indictment, the test by which men are judged, the ground for the sentence) lies in this: the Light has come into the world, and people have loved the darkness rather than and more than the Light, for their works (deeds) were evil.

Acts 8:18-20

However, when Simon saw that the [Holy] Spirit was imparted through the laying on of the apostles' hands, he brought money and offered it to them,

Acts 19:24-28

For a man named Demetrius, a silversmith, who made silver shrines of [the goddess] Artemis [Diana], brought no small income to his craftsmen.

Romans 16:17-18

I appeal to you, brethren, to be on your guard concerning those who create dissensions and difficulties and cause divisions, in opposition to the doctrine (the teaching) which you have been taught. [I warn you to turn aside from them, to] avoid them.

1 Corinthians 11:16

Now if anyone is disposed to be argumentative and contentious about this, we hold to and recognize no other custom [in worship] than this, nor do the churches of God generally.

Ephesians 4:17-19

So this I say and solemnly testify in [the name of] the Lord [as in His presence], that you must no longer live as the heathen (the Gentiles) do in their perverseness [in the folly, vanity, and emptiness of their souls and the futility] of their minds.

2 Thessalonians 2:8-11

And then the lawless one (the antichrist) will be revealed and the Lord Jesus will slay him with the breath of His mouth and bring him to an end by His appearing at His coming.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we charge you, brethren, in the name and on the authority of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) that you withdraw and keep away from every brother (fellow believer) who is slack in the performance of duty and is disorderly, living as a shirker and not walking in accord with the traditions and instructions that you have received from us.

1 Timothy 1:6

But certain individuals have missed the mark on this very matter [and] have wandered away into vain arguments and discussions and purposeless talk.

1 Timothy 3:3

Not given to wine, not combative but gentle and considerate, not quarrelsome but forbearing and peaceable, and not a lover of money [insatiable for wealth and ready to obtain it by questionable means].

1 Timothy 3:8

In like manner the deacons [must be] worthy of respect, not shifty and double-talkers but sincere in what they say, not given to much wine, not greedy for base gain [craving wealth and resorting to ignoble and dishonest methods of getting it].

1 Timothy 6:6

[And it is, indeed, a source of immense profit, for] godliness accompanied with contentment (that contentment which is a sense of inward sufficiency) is great and abundant gain.

2 Timothy 3:5

For [although] they hold a form of piety (true religion), they deny and reject and are strangers to the power of it [their conduct belies the genuineness of their profession]. Avoid [all] such people [turn away from them].

Titus 1:15-16

To the pure [in heart and conscience] all things are pure, but to the defiled and corrupt and unbelieving nothing is pure; their very minds and consciences are defiled and polluted.

Hebrews 3:12-13

[Therefore beware] brethren, take care, lest there be in any one of you a wicked, unbelieving heart [which refuses to cleave to, trust in, and rely on Him], leading you to turn away and desert or stand aloof from the living God.

2 Peter 2:15

Forsaking the straight road they have gone astray; they have followed the way of Balaam [the son] of Beor, who loved the reward of wickedness.

2 John 1:8-10

Look to yourselves (take care) that you may not lose (throw away or destroy) all that we and you have labored for, but that you may [persevere until you] win and receive back a perfect reward [in full].

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! For they have run riotously in the way of Cain, and have abandoned themselves for the sake of gain [it offers them, following] the error of Balaam, and have perished in rebellion [like that] of Korah!

Revelation 18:3

For all nations have drunk the wine of her passionate unchastity, and the rulers and leaders of the earth have joined with her in committing fornication (idolatry), and the businessmen of the earth have become rich with the wealth of her excessive luxury and wantonness.

Revelation 18:13

Of cinnamon, spices, incense, ointment and perfume, and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, fine flour and wheat; of cattle and sheep, horses and conveyances; and of slaves (the bodies) and souls of men!

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