New Living Translation
But some people have missed this whole point. They have turned away from these things and spend their time in meaningless discussions.
King James Bible
From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling;
Darby Bible Translation
which things some having missed, have turned aside to vain discourse,
World English Bible
from which things some, having missed the mark, have turned aside to vain talking;
Young's Literal Translation
from which certain, having swerved, did turn aside to vain discourse,
1 Timothy 1:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:6 From which - Love and a good conscience. Some are turned aside - An affectation of high and extensive knowledge sets a man at the greatest distance from faith, and all sense of divine things. To vain jangling - And of all vanities, none are more vain than dry, empty disputes on the things of God.
LibraryThe Lawful and Unlawful Use of Law.
Preached June 27, 1852. THE LAWFUL AND UNLAWFUL USE OF LAW. (A FRAGMENT.) "But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully."--1 Tim. i. 8. It is scarcely ever possible to understand a passage without some acquaintance with the history of the circumstances under which it was written. At Ephesus, over which Timothy was bishop, people had been bewildered by the teaching of converted Jews, who mixed the old leaven of Judaism with the new spirituality of Christianity. They maintained the …
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"Now the End of the Commandment is Charity Out of a Pure Heart, and a Good Conscience, and Faith Unfeigned. "
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"If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them wanders away, what will he do? Won't he leave the ninety-nine others on the hills and go out to search for the one that is lost?
For there are many rebellious people who engage in useless talk and deceive others. This is especially true of those who insist on circumcision for salvation.
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