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.

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Bible References


2 Timothy 1:6
for which cause I remind thee to stir up the gift of God which is in thee through the imposition of my hands.
2 Peter 1:13
And I think it my duty, while I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by way of remembrance:


2 Timothy 4:1
I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at his appearing, in his kingdom;
Ephesians 4:17
This I say therefore, and charge you in the name of the Lord, that ye no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk,
1 Thessalonians 4:1
As to what remains therefore, my brethren, we intreat and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received instructions from us, how ye ought to walk and to please God, ye would abound therein more and more.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to withdraw yourselves from every brother who walketh disorderly, and not according to the instruction which he received from us.
1 Timothy 5:21
I charge thee before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that thou keep to these things without preference of persons, doing nothing with partiality.
1 Timothy 6:13
I charge thee before God, who giveth life to all, and before Christ Jesus who witnessed a good confession before Pontius Pilate,


2 Timothy 2:16
But avoid prophane empty harangues; for they will proceed to more impiety,
Romans 14:1
Receive him that is weak in the faith, but not to disputes about doubtful matters:
1 Timothy 1:4
nor attend to fables and endless genealogies, which occasion debates, rather than pious edification in the faith:
1 Timothy 6:4
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,
Titus 3:9
But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and strifes and contentions about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain:

To no

Matthew 16:26
For what is a man profited, if he gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give as a ransom for his soul?
1 Timothy 4:8
For bodily exercise profiteth little, but piety is profitable unto all things, having the promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come:
Hebrews 13:9
be not then carried about by various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be established by grace, and not in meats, in which those that have been most exact, have not profited by them.

The subverting

Acts 13:10
said, O thou son of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, who art full of all deceit and craft, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?
Acts 15:24
Forasmuch as we have heard, that some who went out from us, have troubled you by their discourses, unsettling your minds, saying, ye must be circumcised, and keep the law; to whom we gave no such commission;
Galatians 1:7
but there be some that disturb you, and would subvert the gospel of Christ.
Titus 3:11
and sinneth as being self-condemned.

General references

2 Timothy 2:23
but foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they produce quarrels; for the servant of the Lord ought not to wrangle,