Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof. 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

holding to a form of [outward] godliness (religion), although they have denied its power [for their conduct nullifies their claim of faith]. Avoid such people and keep far 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.

Godbey New Testament

having a form of godliness, but denying the power of the same: 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.

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.

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 betrayers, headstrong, puffed up, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God; 5 having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof. And from these turn away. 6 For of these are they who creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away by divers lusts,


Cross References

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we charge you, brethren, in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walketh disorderly, and not after the tradition which they received of us.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if any one provideth not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Timothy 5:8

But if any one provideth not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.

1 Timothy 5:8-32

But if any one provideth not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.

Matthew 7:15

Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheeps clothing, but inwardly are ravening wolves.

Matthew 23:27-28

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are like whited sepulchres, which outwardly indeed appear beautiful, but within are full of dead mens bones, and of all uncleanness.

Romans 2:20-24

an instructor of those who lack wisdom, a teacher of babes, having the form of knowledge and of the truth in the Law,

Ephesians 4:14

that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro and borne about by every wind of teaching, through the dishonest tricks of men, and their cunning in the wily arts of error;

Ephesians 4:14-2

that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro and borne about by every wind of teaching, through the dishonest tricks of men, and their cunning in the wily arts of error;

Ephesians 4:14-3

that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro and borne about by every wind of teaching, through the dishonest tricks of men, and their cunning in the wily arts of error;

Romans 16:17-18

But I exhort your brethren, to mark those who are causing divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye learned; and avoid them.

2 Thessalonians 3:14

And if any one obey not our word by this epistle, mark that man; and keep no company with him, that he may be shamed;

1 Timothy 6:5

incessant disputings of men corrupted in their minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that godliness is gain.

2 Timothy 2:16

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

2 Timothy 2:23

But the foolish and ignorant questionings avoid, knowing that they gender quarrels;

Titus 1:16

They profess that they know God, but by their works they deny him, being abominable and disobedient, and for every good work reprobate.

Titus 3:10

A man that stirs up divisions, after a first and second admonition, avoid;

2 John 1:10-12

If any one cometh to you, and bringeth not this teaching, receive him not into your house, and do not bid him good speed.

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