|New International Version (© 2011)|
Don't have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels.
King James Bible
But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
American Standard Version
But foolish and ignorant questionings refuse, knowing that they gender strifes.
Young's Literal Translation
and the foolish and uninstructed questions be avoiding, having known that they beget strife,
2 Timothy 2:23 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Foolish and unlearned questions - See the notes on 1 Timothy 1:4; 1 Timothy 4:7 (note), and Titus 3:9 (note).
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2 Timothy 2:14,16 Of these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit...
1 Timothy 1:4 Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.
1 Timothy 4:7 But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise yourself rather to godliness.
1 Timothy 6:4,5 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings...
Titus 3:9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.
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1 Timothy 1:4 or to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. Such things promote controversial speculations rather than advancing God's work--which is by faith.
1 Timothy 6:4 they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions
2 Timothy 2:14 Keep reminding God's people of these things. Warn them before God against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen.
Titus 3:9 But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.
James 4:1 What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don't they come from your desires that battle within you?