Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

Avoid

Titus 1:14
not attending to Jewish fables, and the precepts of men who turn away from the truth.
1 Timothy 1:3
As I exhorted thee to stay at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge certain persons not to teach other doctrine,
1 Timothy 4:7
But profane and groundless fables reject, and exercise thyself unto godliness.
2 Timothy 2:23
but foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they produce quarrels; for the servant of the Lord ought not to wrangle,

Unprofitable

1 Corinthians 8:1
Now as to things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge about them. Knowledge however puffeth up, but charity edifieth.
1 Corinthians 13:2
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and am acquainted with all mysteries, and all knowledge: yea if I have faith, even. to remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
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.

General references

2 Timothy 2:23
but foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they produce quarrels; for the servant of the Lord ought not to wrangle,