Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

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Bible References

Avoid

Titus 1:14
and not give attention to Jewish legends and the maxims of men who turn their backs on the truth.
1 Timothy 1:3
When I was on my journey to Macedonia I begged you to remain on in Ephesus that you might remonstrate with certain persons because of their erroneous teaching
1 Timothy 4:7
But worldly stories, fit only for credulous old women, have nothing to do with.
2 Timothy 2:23
But avoid foolish discussions with ignorant men, knowing--as you do--that these lead to quarrels;

Unprofitable

1 Corinthians 8:1
Now as to things which have been sacrificed to idols. This is a subject which we already understand--because we all have knowledge of it. Knowledge, however, tends to make people conceited; it is love that builds us up.
1 Corinthians 13:2
If I possess the gift of prophecy and am versed in all mysteries and all knowledge, and have such absolute faith that I can remove mountains, but am destitute of Love, I am nothing.
2 Timothy 2:14
Bring all this to men's remembrances, solemnly charging them in the presence of God not to waste time in wrangling about mere words, a course which is altogether unprofitable and tends only to the ruin of the hearers.

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2 Timothy 2:23
But avoid foolish discussions with ignorant men, knowing--as you do--that these lead to quarrels;