Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Unghostly and vain voices, pass over. For they shall increase unto greater ungodliness,

New American Standard Bible

But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for it will lead to further ungodliness,

King James Version

But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

Holman Bible

But avoid irreverent, empty speech, for this will produce an even greater measure of godlessness.

International Standard Version

However, avoid pointless discussions. For people will become more and more ungodly,

A Conservative Version

But shun profane babblings, for they will advance to greater impiety,

American Standard Version

But shun profane babblings: for they will proceed further in ungodliness,

Amplified

But avoid all irreverent babble and godless chatter [with its profane, empty words], for it will lead to further ungodliness,

An Understandable Version

But avoid worldly, empty chatter, for those who practice it will become more and more ungodly,

Anderson New Testament

But shun profane and vain babblings; for they will make further advance to ungodliness,

Bible in Basic English

But take no part in wrong and foolish talk, for those who do so will go farther into evil,

Common New Testament

Avoid godless chatter, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness,

Daniel Mace New Testament

discountenance such as hold vain irreligious discourse; for they will grow bold in impiety,

Darby Translation

But profane, vain babblings shun, for they will advance to greater impiety,

Godbey New Testament

But reject the unsanctified empty talks: for they will proceed unto more of ungodliness,

Goodspeed New Testament

Leave worldly, empty phrases alone, for they lead people deeper and deeper into godlessness,

John Wesley New Testament

But avoid profane empty babblings; for they will increase to more ungodliness.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But avoid profane and vain wordiness, for it will develop into ungodliness.

Julia Smith Translation

And avoid profane, empty discourses: for they will proceed to more of profanation.

King James 2000

But shun profane and vain utterances: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But avoid pointless chatter, for it will progress to greater ungodliness,

Modern King James verseion

But shun profane, vain babblings, for they will increase to more ungodliness.

Moffatt New Testament

Avoid all that profane jargon, for it leads people still further into irreligion,

Montgomery New Testament

but avoid profane babble; for people will go farther and farther in impiety,

NET Bible

But avoid profane chatter, because those occupied with it will stray further and further into ungodliness,

New Heart English Bible

But shun empty chatter, for they will proceed further in ungodliness,

Noyes New Testament

But shun the profane babblings; for they will go on to a higher degree of ungodliness;

Sawyer New Testament

But profane and vain words, avoid; for they greatly increase impiety,

The Emphasized Bible

But, the profane pratings, shun; for, unto more ungodliness, will they force themselves on;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But profane vain bablings avoid: for they will proceed to greater lengths of impiety.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Avoid profane prattle. Those who indulge in it only get deeper into irreligious ways,

Webster

But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase to more ungodliness.

Weymouth New Testament

But from irreligious and frivolous talk hold aloof, for those who indulge in it will proceed from bad to worse in impiety,

Williams New Testament

Continue shunning worldly, futile phrases, for they lead on to greater depths of godlessness,

World English Bible

But shun empty chatter, for they will proceed further in ungodliness,

Worrell New Testament

But shun the profane babblings, for they will proceed to more ungodliness;

Worsley New Testament

But avoid prophane empty harangues; for they will proceed to more impiety,

Youngs Literal Translation

and the profane vain talkings stand aloof from, for to more impiety they will advance,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

περιΐ́στημι 
Periistemi 
Usage: 3

βέβηλος 
Bebelos 
Usage: 5

κενοφωνία 
Kenophonia 
Usage: 2

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

they will increase
προκόπτω 
Prokopto 
Usage: 5

ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

πλείων πλεῖον πλέον 
Pleion 
Usage: 40

References

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Context Readings

A Worker Approved To God And Not Ashamed

15 Study to show thyself laudable unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, dividing the word of truth justly. 16 Unghostly and vain voices, pass over. For they shall increase unto greater ungodliness, 17 and their words shall fret even as doth a canker: of whose number is Hymenaeus and Philetus,


Cross References

Titus 3:9

Foolish questions, and genealogies, and brawlings and strife about the law; avoid, for they are unprofitable, and superfluous.

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timothy, save that which is given thee to keep, and avoid unghostly vanities of voices, and oppositions of science falsely so called,

Ezra 10:10

And Ezra the priest stood up, and said unto them, "Ye have transgressed, that have taken strange wives, to make the trespass of Israel yet more:

Hosea 12:1

Ephraim keepeth the air, and followeth after the east wind: he is ever increasing lies and destruction. They be confederate with the Assyrians, their oil is carried into Egypt.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your rejoicing is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven soureth the whole lump of dough?

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceived: malicious speakings corrupt good manners.

2 Thessalonians 2:7-8

For the mystery of that iniquity doth he already work, which only looketh, till he be taken out of the way

1 Timothy 4:7

But cast away unghostly and old wives' fables. Exercise thyself unto godliness.

2 Timothy 2:14

Of these things put them in remembrance, and testify before the Lord, that they strive not about words, which is to no profit, but to pervert the hearers.

2 Timothy 3:13

But the evil men and deceivers, shall wax worse and worse, while they deceive, and are deceived themselves.

Titus 1:11

whose mouths must be stopped, which pervert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, because of filthy lucre.

Titus 1:14

and not taking heed to Jews fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.

Hebrews 12:15

And look to, that no man be destitute of the grace of God, and that no root of bitterness spring up and trouble; and thereby many be defiled:

2 Peter 2:2

And many shall follow their damnable ways, by which the way of truth shall be evil spoken of;

2 Peter 2:18

For when they have spoken the swelling words of vanity, they beguile with wantonness through the lusts of the flesh them that were clean escaped: but now are wrapped in errors.

Revelation 13:3

and I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death, and his deadly wound was healed. And all the world wondered at the beast,

Revelation 13:14

And deceived them that dwelt on the earth, by the means of those signs which he had power to do in the sight of the beast, saying to them that dwelt on the earth: that they should make an image unto the beast, which had the wound of a sword, and did live.



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