1 Timothy 6:3
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New International Version
If anyone teaches otherwise and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching,

New Living Translation
Some people may contradict our teaching, but these are the wholesome teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. These teachings promote a godly life.

English Standard Version
If anyone teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching that accords with godliness,

Berean Study Bible
If anyone teaches another doctrine and disagrees with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and with godly teaching,

Berean Literal Bible
If anyone teaches another doctrine and does not draw near, being sound in the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and the teaching according to godliness,

New American Standard Bible
If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,

King James Bible
If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If anyone teaches other doctrine and does not agree with the sound teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness,

International Standard Version
If anyone teaches false doctrine and refuses to agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and godly teaching,

NET Bible
If someone spreads false teachings and does not agree with sound words (that is, those of our Lord Jesus Christ) and with the teaching that accords with godliness,

New Heart English Bible
If anyone teaches a different doctrine, and does not consent to sound words, the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But if there is a man who teaches another doctrine and does not attain to the sound words of our Lord Yeshua The Messiah and the teaching of the reverence of God,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever teaches false doctrine and doesn't agree with the accurate words of our Lord Jesus Christ and godly teachings

New American Standard 1977
If anyone advocates a different doctrine, and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,

Jubilee Bible 2000
If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to the doctrine which is according to godliness,

King James 2000 Bible
If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

American King James Version
If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

American Standard Version
If any man teacheth a different doctrine, and consenteth not to sound words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

Douay-Rheims Bible
If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to that doctrine which is according to godliness,

Darby Bible Translation
If any one teach differently, and do not accede to sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the teaching which [is] according to piety,

English Revised Version
If any man teacheth a different doctrine, and consenteth not to sound words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

Webster's Bible Translation
If any man teacheth otherwise, and consenteth not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and the doctrine which is according to godliness,

Weymouth New Testament
So teach and exhort. If any one is a teacher of any other kind of doctrine, and refuses assent to wholesome instructions--those of our Lord Jesus Christ--and the teaching that harmonizes with true godliness,

World English Bible
If anyone teaches a different doctrine, and doesn't consent to sound words, the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness,

Young's Literal Translation
if any one be teaching otherwise, and do not consent to sound words -- those of our Lord Jesus Christ -- and to the teaching according to piety,
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:1-5 Christians were not to suppose that religious knowledge, or Christian privileges, gave them any right to despise heathen masters, or to disobey lawful commands, or to expose their faults to others. And such as enjoyed the privilege of living with believing masters, were not to withhold due respect and reverence, because they were equal in respect to religious privileges, but were to serve with double diligence and cheerfulness, because of their faith in Christ, and as partakers of his free salvation. We are not to consent to any words as wholesome, except the words of our Lord Jesus Christ; to these we must give unfeigned consent. Commonly those are most proud who know least; for they do not know themselves. Hence come envy, strife, railings, evil-surmisings, disputes that are all subtlety, and of no solidity, between men of corrupt and carnal minds, ignorant of the truth and its sanctifying power, and seeking their worldly advantage.
Study Bible
Reject False Doctrines
2Those who have believing masters should not show disrespect because they are brothers, but should serve them all the more, since those receiving their good service are beloved believers. Teach and encourage these principles. 3If anyone teaches another doctrine and disagrees with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and with godly teaching, 4he is conceited and understands nothing. Instead, he has an unhealthy interest in controversies and semantics, out of which come envy, strife, abusive talk, evil suspicions,…
Cross References
Romans 16:17
Now I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and obstacles that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Turn away from them.

1 Timothy 1:3
As I urged you on my departure to Macedonia, you should stay on at Ephesus to instruct certain men not to teach false doctrines

1 Timothy 1:10
for the sexually immoral, for homosexuals, for slave traders and liars and perjurers, and for anyone else who is averse to sound teaching

1 Timothy 4:7
But reject irreverent and silly myths. Instead, train yourself for godliness.

1 Timothy 4:8
For physical exercise is of limited value, but godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for the present life and for the one to come.

Titus 1:1
Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ in service of the faith of God's elect and of their knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness,
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If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness;

any.

1 Timothy 1:3,6 As I sought you to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, …

Romans 16:17 Now I beseech you, brothers, mark them which cause divisions and …

Galatians 1:6,7 I marvel that you are so soon removed from him that called you into …

to wholesome.

1 Timothy 1:10 For fornicators, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for …

2 Timothy 1:13 Hold fast the form of sound words, which you have heard of me, in …

2 Timothy 4:3 For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; …

Titus 1:9 Holding fast the faithful word as he has been taught, that he may …

Titus 2:1,2 But speak you the things which become sound doctrine…

Proverbs 15:4 A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is …

Titus 1:9 Holding fast the faithful word as he has been taught, that he may …

Titus 3:8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that you affirm constantly…

the words.

Matthew 22:21 They say to him, Caesar's. Then said he to them, Render therefore …

Matthew 28:20 Teaching them to observe all things whatever I have commanded you: …

1 Thessalonians 4:1,2,8 Furthermore then we beseech you, brothers, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus…

the doctrine.

1 Timothy 4:7,8 But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise yourself rather …

Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according …

Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men…

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