Titus 3:9
Good News Translation
But avoid stupid arguments, long lists of ancestors, quarrels, and fights about the Law. They are useless and worthless.

Contemporary English Version
But don't have anything to do with stupid arguments about ancestors. And stay away from disagreements and quarrels about the Law of Moses. Such arguments are useless and senseless.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But avoid foolish questions and genealogies and contentions and strivings about the law. For they are unprofitable and vain.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

avoid.

Titus 1:14 Not giving heed to Jewish fables and commandments of men who turn themselves away from the truth.

1 Timothy 1:3-7 As I desired thee to remain at Ephesus when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some not to teach otherwise: . . .

1 Timothy 4:7 But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness.

2 Timothy 2:23 And avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they beget strifes.

unprofitable.

Job 15:3 Thou reprovest him by words, who is not equal to thee, and thou speakest that which is not good for thee.

1 Corinthians 8:1 Now concerning those things that are sacrificed to idols: we know we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up: but charity edifieth.

1 Corinthians 13:2 And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I should have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.

2 Timothy 2:14 Of these things put them in mind, charging them before the Lord. Contend not in words: for it is to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

Context
Avoiding Divisions
8It is a faithful saying. And these things I will have thee affirm constantly, that they who believe in God may be careful to excel in good works. These things are good and profitable unto men. 9But avoid foolish questions and genealogies and contentions and strivings about the law. For they are unprofitable and vain. 10A man that is a heretic, after the first and second admonition, avoid:…
Cross References
1 Timothy 1:4
Not to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which furnish questions rather than the edification of God which is in faith.

2 Timothy 2:14
Of these things put them in mind, charging them before the Lord. Contend not in words: for it is to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

2 Timothy 2:16
But shun profane and vain babblings: for they grow much towards ungodliness.

2 Timothy 2:23
And avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they beget strifes.

James 4:1
From whence are wars and contentions among you? Are they not hence, from your concupiscences, which war in your members?

Additional Translations
But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, arguments, and quarrels about the law, because these things are pointless and worthless.

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the Law; for they are unprofitable and worthless.

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

but shun foolish questionings, and genealogies, and strifes, and fightings about law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

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

but shun foolish questionings, and genealogies, and strifes, and fightings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

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

But hold yourself aloof from foolish controversies and pedigrees and discussions and wrangling about the Law, for they are useless and vain.

but shun foolish questionings, genealogies, strife, and disputes about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

and foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about law, stand away from -- for they are unprofitable and vain.
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