Parallel Verses

Godbey New Testament

having a form of godliness, but denying the power of the same: and from these turn away.

New American Standard Bible

holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.

King James Version

Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Holman Bible

holding to the form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid these people!

International Standard Version

They will hold to an outward form of godliness but deny its power. Stay away from such people.

A Conservative Version

having a form of piety, but repudiating the power of it. Now turn away from these men,

American Standard Version

holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power therefore. From these also turn away.

Amplified

For [although] they hold a form of piety (true religion), they deny and reject and are strangers to the power of it [their conduct belies the genuineness of their profession]. Avoid [all] such people [turn away from them].

An Understandable Version

[These people] maintain an appearance of being godly, but they have denied its power; [you should] turn away from such people.

Anderson New Testament

having a form of godliness, but denying its power: from these also turn away.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

holding a form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid such people.

Daniel Mace New Testament

of which they wear the appearance, but disclaim its influence. have no intercourse with such.

Darby Translation

having a form of piety but denying the power of it: and from these turn away.

Goodspeed New Testament

keeping up the forms of religion, but resisting its influence. Avoid such people.

John Wesley New Testament

Having a form of godliness but denying the power of it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

having the appearance of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Julia Smith Translation

Having a form of devotion, and having denied its power: and these renounce.

King James 2000

Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Lexham Expanded Bible

maintaining a form of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid these [people].

Modern King James verseion

having a form of godliness, but denying the power of it; even turn away from these.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

having a similitude of godly living, but have denied the power thereof. Such abhor.

Montgomery New Testament

For although they keep up the outward form of religion, they deny its power.

NET Bible

They will maintain the outward appearance of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these.

New Heart English Bible

holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power thereof. Turn away from these, also.

Noyes New Testament

having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof. And from these turn away.

Sawyer New Testament

having a form of piety but denying its power; and these avoid.

The Emphasized Bible

having a form of godliness, but, the power thereof, denying! and, from these, turn away;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

holding the form of godliness, but denying the power of it: from these men turn with aversion.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and while they retain the outward form of religion, they will not allow it to influence them. Turn your back on such men as these.

Webster

Having a form of godliness, but denying its power: from such turn away.

Weymouth New Testament

and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort.

Williams New Testament

keeping up the forms of religion but not giving expression to its power. Avoid such people.

World English Bible

holding a form of godliness, but having denied its power. Turn away from these, also.

Worrell New Testament

holding a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from these also turn away.

Worsley New Testament

having a form of godliness, but strangers to the power of it: from such turn away.

Youngs Literal Translation

having a form of piety, and its power having denied; and from these be turning away,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

a form
μόρφωσις 
Morphosis 
Usage: 2

εὐσέβεια 
Eusebeia 
Usage: 15

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀρνέομαι 
Arneomai 
Usage: 26

the power
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95


Usage: 0

ἀποτρέπω 
Apotrepo 
Usage: 1

τούτους 
Toutous 
Usage: 21

Context Readings

Difficult Times Ahead In The Last Days

4 traitors, headstrong, puffed up, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God; 5 having a form of godliness, but denying the power of the same: and from these turn away. 6 For of these are those creeping into houses, and leading captive little, silly women laden with sins, being led by divers lusts,


Cross References

2 Thessalonians 3:6

And we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw from every brother who walks about disorderly, and not according to the teaching they received from us.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if any one provides not for his own, and especially those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if any one provides not for his own, and especially those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

1 Timothy 5:8-32

But if any one provides not for his own, and especially those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

Matthew 7:15

But beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are rapacious wolves.

Matthew 23:27-28

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because you are like whitened sepulchers, which are beautiful indeed externally, but within they are full of the hones of the dead people, and every impurity.

Romans 2:20-24

a teacher of the juveniles, having a form of knowledge and truth in the law;

Ephesians 4:14

in order that we may be no longer infants, tossed by the waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, in the caprice of the people, in their craftiness, pursuant to their method of delusion;

Ephesians 4:14-2

in order that we may be no longer infants, tossed by the waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, in the caprice of the people, in their craftiness, pursuant to their method of delusion;

Ephesians 4:14-3

in order that we may be no longer infants, tossed by the waves and carried about by every wind of teaching, in the caprice of the people, in their craftiness, pursuant to their method of delusion;

Romans 16:17-18

But I exhort you, brethren, to mark those who cause divisions and stumblings, contrary to the teaching which you have learned, and depart from them.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

But if any one does not obey our word through the epistle, note him; do not keep company with him; in order that he may be ashamed;

1 Timothy 6:5

wranglings of men having been corrupted as to their mind and turned away from the truth, considering that gain is godliness.

2 Timothy 2:16

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

2 Timothy 2:23

But reject foolish and undisciplinary questions, knowing that they gender strife.

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God, but deny him by their works, being abominable, and unbelieving, and reprobate unto every good work.

Titus 3:10

Reject a heretical man after the first and second admonition;

2 John 1:10-12

If any one comes to you, and does not bring this doctrine; do not receive him into your house, and do not bid him God speed:

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