1 Timothy 1:6
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English Standard Version
Certain persons, by swerving from these, have wandered away into vain discussion,

King James Bible
From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling;

American Standard Version
from which things some having swerved have turned aside unto vain talking;

Douay-Rheims Bible
From which things some going astray, are turned aside unto vain babbling:

English Revised Version
from which things some having swerved have turned aside unto vain talking;

Webster's Bible Translation
From which some having swerved, have turned aside to vain jangling;

Weymouth New Testament
From these some have drifted away, and have wandered into empty words.

1 Timothy 1:6 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Having swerved (ἀστοχήσαντες)

Pasto. In lxx, Sir. 7:19; 8:9. It means to miss the mark.

Have turned aside (ἐξετράπησαν)

oP. Comp. 1 Timothy 5:15; 1 Timothy 6:20; 2 Timothy 4:4; Hebrews 12:13.

Vain jangling (ματαιολογίαν)

N.T.o. olxx. oClass. The word illustrates the writer's fondness for unusual compounds. Jangling is an early English word from the old French jangler, comp. jongleur a teller of tales. Hence jangling is empty chatter. So Chaucer,

"Them that jangle of love."

Troil. and Cress ii.800.

And Piers Ploughman,

"And al day to drynken

At diverse tavernes

And there to jangle and jape."

Vision, Pass. ii.continued...

1 Timothy 1:6 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

From which some having swerved. or, Which some not aiming at. ch.

1 Timothy 6:21 Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with you. Amen.

2 Timothy 2:18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.

*Gr:

2 Timothy 4:10 For Demas has forsaken me, having loved this present world, and is departed to Thessalonica; Crescens to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

turned.

1 Timothy 5:15 For some are already turned aside after Satan.

1 Timothy 6:4,5,20 He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings...

2 Timothy 2:23,24 But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do engender strifes...

Titus 1:10 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially they of the circumcision:

Titus 3:9 But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and vain.

Cross References
Matthew 18:12
What do you think? If a man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray?

Titus 1:10
For there are many who are insubordinate, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision party.

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