1 Timothy 4:7
Good News Translation
But keep away from those godless legends, which are not worth telling. Keep yourself in training for a godly life.

Contemporary English Version
Don't have anything to do with worthless, senseless stories. Work hard to be truly religious.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness.

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But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness.

refuse.

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.

1 Timothy 6:20 O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding the profane novelties of words and oppositions of knowledge falsely so called.

2 Timothy 2:16,23 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they grow much towards ungodliness. . . .

2 Timothy 4:4 And will indeed turn away their hearing from the truth, but will be turned unto fables.

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

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

exercise.

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.

1 Timothy 2:10 But, as it becometh women professing godliness, with good works.

1 Timothy 3:16 And evidently great is the mystery of godliness, which was manifested in the flesh, was justified in the spirit, appeared unto angels, hath been preached unto the Gentiles, is believed in the world, is taken up in glory.

1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, fly these things: and pursue justice, godliness, faith, charity, patience, mildness.

Acts 24:16 And herein do I endeavour to have always a conscience without offence, towards God and towards men.

2 Timothy 3:12 And all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.

Titus 2:12 Instructing us, that, denying ungodliness and worldly desires, we should live soberly and justly and godly in this world,

Hebrews 5:14 But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

2 Peter 1:5-8 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .

Context
A Good Minister of Jesus Christ
6These things proposing to the brethren, thou shalt be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished up in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which thou hast attained unto. 7But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness. 8For bodily exercise is profitable to little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.…
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.

1 Timothy 1:9
Knowing this: That the law is not made for the just man but for the unjust and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for the wicked and defiled, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

1 Timothy 4:8
For bodily exercise is profitable to little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.

1 Timothy 6:3
If any man teach otherwise and consent not to the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christ and to that doctrine which is according to godliness,

1 Timothy 6:5
Conflicts of men corrupted in mind and who are destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness.

2 Timothy 3:5
Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid.

Hebrews 5:14
But strong meat is for the perfect: for them who by custom have their senses exercised to the discerning of good and evil.

Additional Translations
But reject irreverent and silly myths. Instead, train yourself for godliness.

But refuse profane and silly fables. Rather, train yourself to godliness.

But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise yourself rather to godliness.

but refuse profane and old wives fables. And exercise thyself unto godliness:

But profane and old wives' fables avoid, but exercise thyself unto piety;

but refuse profane and old wives' fables. And exercise thyself unto godliness:

But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself rather to godliness.

But worldly stories, fit only for credulous old women, have nothing to do with.

But refuse profane and old wives' fables. Exercise yourself toward godliness.

and the profane and old women's fables reject thou, and exercise thyself unto piety,
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