Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

and perpetual friction between men who are corrupted in mind and deprived of the truth, who think that godliness is a source of profit [a lucrative, money-making business—withdraw from them].

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.

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.

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 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, 5 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. 6 But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:



Cross References

2 Timothy 3:8

And as James and Jambres went against Moses, so do these go against what is true: men of evil minds, who, tested by faith, are seen to be false.

Titus 1:11

By whom some families have been completely overturned; who take money for teaching things which are not right; these will have to be stopped.

2 Peter 2:3

And in their desire for profit they will come to you with words of deceit, like traders doing business in souls: whose punishment has been ready for a long time and their destruction is watching for them.

2 Kings 5:20-27

But Gehazi, the servant of Elisha, the man of God, said, Now my master has taken nothing from Naaman, this Aramaean, of what he would have given him: by the living Lord, I will go after him and get something from him.

Isaiah 56:11

Yes, the dogs are for ever looking for food; while these, the keepers of the sheep, are without wisdom: they have all gone after their pleasure, every one looking for profit; they are all the same.

Jeremiah 6:13

For from the least of them even to the greatest, everyone is given up to getting money; from the prophet even to the priest, everyone is working deceit.

Jeremiah 8:10

So I will give their wives to others, and their fields to those who will take them for themselves: for everyone, from the least to the greatest, is given up to getting money; from the priest even to the prophet, everyone is false.

Ezekiel 33:31

And they come to you as my people come, and are seated before you as my people, hearing your words but doing them not: for deceit is in their mouth and their heart goes after profit for themselves.

Matthew 7:17-20

Even so, every good tree gives good fruit; but the bad tree gives evil fruit.

Matthew 12:33

Make the tree good, and its fruit good; or make the tree bad, and its fruit bad; for by its fruit you will get knowledge of the tree.

Matthew 21:13

And he said to them, It is in the Writings, My house is to be named a house of prayer, but you are making it a hole of thieves.

Matthew 23:13

But a curse is on you, scribes and Pharisees, false ones! because you are shutting the kingdom of heaven against men: for you do not go in yourselves, and those who are going in, you keep back.

John 3:19-21

And this is the test by which men are judged: the light has come into the world and men have more love for the dark than for the light, because their acts are evil.

Acts 8:18-20

Now when Simon saw that the Holy Spirit was given through the touch of the Apostles' hands, he made them an offering of money, saying,

Acts 19:24-28

For there was a certain man named Demetrius, a silver-worker, who made silver boxes for the images of Diana, and gave no small profit to the workmen;

Romans 16:17-18

Now, it is my desire, brothers, that you will take note of those who are causing division and trouble among you, quite against the teaching which was given to you: and keep away from them.

1 Corinthians 11:16

But if any man will not be ruled in this question, this is not our way of doing things, and it is not done in the churches of God.

Ephesians 4:17-19

This I say, then, and give witness in the Lord, that you are to go no longer in the way of the Gentiles whose minds are turned to that which has no profit,

2 Thessalonians 2:8-11

And then will come the revelation of that evil one, whom the Lord Jesus will put to death with the breath of his mouth, and give to destruction by the revelation of his coming;

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we give you orders, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from all those whose behaviour is not well ordered and in harmony with the teaching which they had from us.

1 Timothy 1:6

From which some have been turned away, giving themselves to foolish talking;

1 Timothy 3:3

Not quickly moved to wrath or blows, but gentle; no fighter, no lover of money;

1 Timothy 3:8

Deacons, in the same way, are to be serious in their behaviour, not false in word, not given to taking much wine or greatly desiring the wealth of this world;

1 Timothy 6:6

But true faith, with peace of mind, is of great profit:

2 Timothy 3:5

Having a form of religion, but turning their backs on the power of it: go not with these.

Titus 1:15-16

To the clean in heart all things are clean: but to those who are unclean and without faith nothing is clean; they become unclean in mind and in thought.

Hebrews 3:12-13

My brothers, take care that there is not by chance in any one of you an evil heart without belief, turning away from the living God:

2 Peter 2:15

Turning out of the true way, they have gone wandering in error, after the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who was pleased to take payment for wrongdoing;

2 John 1:8-10

Keep watch over yourselves, so that you do not make our work of no effect, but may get your full reward.

Jude 1:11

A curse on them! They have gone in the way of Cain, running uncontrolled into the error of Balaam for reward, and have come to destruction by saying evil against the Lord, like Korah.

Revelation 18:3

For through the wine of the wrath of her evil desires all the nations have come to destruction; and the kings of the earth made themselves unclean with her, and the traders of the earth had their wealth increased by the power of her evil ways.

Revelation 18:13

And sweet-smelling plants, and perfumes, and wine, and oil, and well crushed grain, and cattle and sheep; and horses and carriages and servants; and souls of men.

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