1 Timothy 1:7
Good News Translation
They want to be teachers of God's law, but they do not understand their own words or the matters about which they speak with so much confidence.

Contemporary English Version
They want to be teachers of the Law of Moses. But they don't know what they are talking about, even though they think they do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Desiring to be teachers of the law: understanding neither the things they say, nor whereof they affirm.

New American Bible
wanting to be teachers of the law, but without understanding either what they are saying or what they assert with such assurance.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Desiring to be teachers of the law: understanding neither the things they say, nor whereof they affirm.

to.

Acts 15:1 And some, coming down from Judea, taught the brethren: That, except you be circumcised after the manner of Moses, you cannot be saved.

Romans 2:19-21 Art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them that are in darkness, . . .

Galatians 3:2,5 This only would I learn of you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by the hearing of faith? . . .

Galatians 4:21 Tell me, you that desire to be under the law, have you not read the law?

Galatians 5:3,4 And I testify again to every man circumcising himself that he is a debtor to do the whole law. . . .

Titus 1:10,11 For there are also many disobedient, vain talkers and seducers: especially they who are of the circumcision. . . .

understanding.

1 Timothy 6:4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions,

Isaiah 29:13,14 And the Lord said: Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips glorify me, but their heart is far from me, and they have feared me with the commandment and doctrines of men: . . .

Jeremiah 8:8,9 How do you say: We are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us? Indeed the lying pens of the scribes hath wrought falsehood. . . .

Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they are blind, and leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both fall into the pit.

Matthew 21:27 And answering Jesus, they said: We know not. He also said to them: Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Matthew 23:16-24 Woe to you, blind guides, that say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but he that shall swear by the gold of the temple is a debtor. . . .

John 3:9,10 Nicodemus answered and said to him: How can these things be done? . . .

John 9:40,41 And some of the Pharisees, who were with him, heard: and they said unto him: Are we also blind? . . .

Romans 1:22 For, professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.

2 Timothy 3:7 Ever learning, and never attaining to the knowledge of the truth.

2 Peter 2:12 But these men, as irrational beasts, naturally tending to the snare and to destruction, blaspheming those things which they know not, shall perish in their corruption:

Context
Warning against False Teaching
6From which things some, going astray, are turned aside unto vain babbling: 7Desiring to be teachers of the law: understanding neither the things they say, nor whereof they affirm. 8But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully.…
Cross References
Luke 2:46
And it came to pass, that, after three days, they found him in the temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, hearing them and asking them questions.

James 3:1
Be ye not many masters, my brethren, knowing that you receive the greater judgment.

Additional Translations
They want to be teachers of the law, but they do not understand what they are saying or that which they so confidently assert.

desiring to be teachers of the Law, understanding neither what they are saying nor that about which they confidently assert.

Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.

desiring to be teachers of the law, though they understand neither what they say, nor whereof they confidently affirm.

desiring to be law-teachers, not understanding either what they say or concerning what they [so] strenuously affirm.

desiring to be teachers of the law, though they understand neither what they say, nor whereof they confidently affirm.

Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor concerning what they affirm.

They are ambitious to be teachers of the Law, although they do not understand either their own words or what the things are about which they make such confident assertions.

desiring to be teachers of the law, though they understand neither what they say, nor about what they strongly affirm.

willing to be teachers of law, not understanding either the things they say, nor concerning what they asseverate,
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