Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

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

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.

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

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

Fausets

Context Readings

A Worker Approved To God And Not Ashamed

15 Endeavour to present thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 16 But avoid prophane empty harangues; for they will proceed to more impiety, 17 and their discourse will eat like a gangrene. Of whom is Hymeneus and Philetus; who have erred from the truth,


Cross References

Titus 3:9

But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and strifes and contentions about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain:

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timothy, keep that with which thou art entrusted, avoiding profane empty babblings, and the oppositions of science falsely so called:

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timothy, keep that with which thou art entrusted, avoiding profane empty babblings, and the oppositions of science falsely so called:

1 Timothy 6:20

O Timothy, keep that with which thou art entrusted, avoiding profane empty babblings, and the oppositions of science falsely so called:

1 Corinthians 5:6

Do ye not know that a little leaven leaveneth the whole mass?

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceived, bad conversations corrupt good morals.

2 Thessalonians 2:7-8

For the mystery of iniquity is already working, only there is one that hindreth till he be taken out of the way.

1 Timothy 4:7

But profane and groundless fables reject, and exercise thyself unto godliness.

2 Timothy 2:14

These things remind them of, charging them before the Lord not to contend about words, which is profitable for nothing, and tends to the subversion of the hearers.

2 Timothy 3:13

But wicked men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

Titus 1:11

who subvert whole families, teaching what they ought not, for shameful gain:

Titus 1:14

not attending to Jewish fables, and the precepts of men who turn away from the truth.

Hebrews 12:15

looking to it, least there be any one falling short of the grace of God, least any root of bitterness springing up should be troublesome, and by it many be defiled:

2 Peter 2:2

And many will follow their pernicious tenets, on whose account the way of truth will be reproached:

2 Peter 2:18

For when they speak swelling words of vanity, they ensnare in the lusts of the flesh, through their lasciviousness, those who had indeed withdrawn from such as deal in error;

Revelation 13:3

And I saw one of his heads as it were mortally wounded, but his deadly wound was healed: and all the earth wondered and went after the beast.

Revelation 13:14

by the signs which it was given him to do in the presence of the beast, telling the inhabitants of the earth to make an image to the beast, that had received the wound of the sword, and yet lived.

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