Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

General references

Bible References


2 Timothy 1:6
For which cause I remind thee that thou fan into a flame the divine gift, which is in thee by the imposition of my hands.
2 Peter 1:13
Indeed, I think it right, as long as I am in this frail tabernacle, to rouse up your attention by reminding you:


2 Timothy 4:1
I ADJURE thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the living and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom;
Ephesians 4:17
This then I urge and testify in the Lord, that ye walk no more as the other Gentiles walk in the vanity of their mind,
1 Thessalonians 4:1
FINALLY, brethren, we beseech you therefore, and conjure you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk, and please God, so ye would abound more and more.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to withdraw yourselves from every brother who walketh disorderly, and not according to the injunction which he hath received from us.
1 Timothy 5:21
I adjure thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by partiality.
1 Timothy 6:13
I conjure thee in the presence of God, who giveth life to all things, and of Christ Jesus, who witnessed that noble confession before Pontius Pilate;


2 Timothy 2:16
But profane vain bablings avoid: for they will proceed to greater lengths of impiety.
Romans 14:1
HIM that is weak in faith take by the hand, and enter not into niceties of disputes.
1 Timothy 1:4
nor to attend to fables and endless genealogies, which give occasion to disputes rather than godly edification, which is by faith; [so do].
1 Timothy 6:4
he is conceited, knowing nothing, but delirious with disputes and quarrels about words, from whence come wrath, contentions, evil speakings, wrong suspicions,
Titus 3:9
But foolish disquisitions, and genealogies, and disputes, and contentions about the law avoid; for they are unprofitable and vain.

To no

Matthew 16:26
For what would a man be advantaged, though he could gain the whole world, if he should suffer the loss of his soul? or what will a man give as the ransom for his soul?
1 Timothy 4:8
For bodily exercise is of little advantage, but godliness is profitable for all things, having the promise of the life which now is, and of that which is to come.
Hebrews 13:9
Be not tossed about by various and strange doctrines: for it is good to have the heart firmly established by grace, not by meats, in which observances they who have walked have found no manner of advantage.

The subverting

Acts 13:10
said, O thou full of all guile and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease perverting the strait ways of the Lord?
Acts 15:24
Forasmuch as we have heard, that certain persons who went out from us have disturbed you with discourses, unsettling your minds, insisting, that you should be circumcised, and observe the law: to whom we gave no such charge:
Galatians 1:7
which is not another; but there are certain persons who trouble you, and desire to pervert the gospel of Christ.
Titus 3:11
knowing that such a one is perverted, and sinneth, being self-condemned.

General references

2 Timothy 2:23
But foolish and uninstructive disputes avoid, knowing that they produce quarrels.