1 Timothy 6:20
Good News Translation
Timothy, keep safe what has been entrusted to your care. Avoid the profane talk and foolish arguments of what some people wrongly call "Knowledge."

Contemporary English Version
Timothy, guard what God has placed in your care! Don't pay any attention to godless and stupid talk that sounds smart but really isn't.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding the profane novelties of words and oppositions of knowledge falsely so called.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

O Timothy.

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

2 Timothy 2:1 Thou therefore, my son, be strong in Christ Jesus:

keep.

1 Timothy 6:14 That thou keep the commandment without spot, blameless, unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,

1 Timothy 1:11 Which is according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God which hath been committed to my trust.

Romans 3:2 Much every way. First indeed, because the words of God were committed to them.

2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith, and in all your persecutions and tribulations: which you endure

2 Thessalonians 2:15 Therefore, brethren, stand fast: and hold the traditions, which you have learned, whether by word or by our epistle.

2 Timothy 1:13,14 Hold the form of sound words which thou hast heard of me: in faith and in the love which is in Christ Jesus. . . .

2 Timothy 3:14 But continue thou in those things which thou hast learned and which have been committed to thee. Knowing of whom thou hast learned them:

Titus 1:9 Embracing that faithful word which is according to doctrine, that he may be able to exhort in sound doctrine and to convince the gainsayers.

Revelation 3:3 Have in mind therefore in what manner thou hast received and heard: and observe and do penance: If then thou shalt not watch, I will come to thee as a thief: and thou shalt not know at what hour I will come to thee.

avoiding.

1 Timothy 6:4,5 He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions, . . .

1 Timothy 1:4,6 Not to give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which furnish questions rather than the edification of God which is in faith. . . .

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

2 Timothy 3:14-16 But continue thou in those things which thou hast learned and which have been committed to thee. Knowing of whom thou hast learned them: . . .

Titus 1:4,14 To Titus, my beloved son according to the common faith, grace and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Saviour. . . .

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

oppositions.

Acts 17:18,21 And certain philosophers of the Epicureans and of the Stoics disputed with him. And some said: What is it that this word sower would say? But others: He seemeth to be a setter forth of new gods. Because he preached to them Jesus and the resurrection. . . .

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

1 Corinthians 1:19-23 For it is written: I will destroy the wisdom of the wise: and the prudence of the prudent I will reject. . . .

1 Corinthians 2:6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, neither of the princes of this world that come to nought.

1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written: I will catch the wise in their own craftiness.

Colossians 2:8,18 Beware lest any man cheat you by philosophy and vain deceit: according to the tradition of men according to the elements of the world and not according to Christ. . . .

Context
Final Guidance
19To lay up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the true life. 20O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding the profane novelties of words and oppositions of knowledge falsely so called. 21Which some promising, have erred concerning the faith. Grace be with thee. Amen.…
Cross References
Acts 16:1
And he came to Derbe and Lystra. And behold, there was a certain disciple there named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman that believed: but his father was a Gentile.

Colossians 2:8
Beware lest any man cheat you by philosophy and vain deceit: according to the tradition of men according to the elements of the world and not according to Christ.

1 Timothy 1:2
To Timothy, his beloved son in faith. Grace, mercy and peace, from God the Father and from Christ Jesus our Lord.

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,

2 Timothy 1:12
For which cause, I also suffer these things: but I am not ashamed. For I know whom I have believed and I am certain that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him, against that day.

2 Timothy 1:14
Keep the good thing committed to thy trust by the Holy Ghost who dwelleth in us.

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

Additional Translations
O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you. Avoid irreverent, empty chatter and the opposing arguments of so-called “knowledge,”

O Timothy, guard the deposit committed to you, avoiding profane, empty babblings, and opposing arguments falsely called knowledge,

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to your trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:

O Timothy, guard that which is committed unto thee , turning away from the profane babblings and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;

O Timotheus, keep the entrusted deposit, avoiding profane, vain babblings, and oppositions of false-named knowledge,

O Timothy, guard that which is committed unto thee, turning away from the profane babblings and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;

O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called;

O Timothy, guard the truths entrusted to you, shunning irreligious and frivolous talk, and controversy with what is falsely called 'knowledge';

Timothy, guard that which is committed to you, turning away from the empty chatter and oppositions of the knowledge which is falsely so called;

O Timotheus, the thing entrusted guard thou, avoiding the profane vain-words and opposition of the falsely-named knowledge,
Jump to Previous
Arguments Avoid Avoiding Babblings Care Chatter Committed Controversy Empty Entrusted Falsely Foolish Frivolous Godless Good Guard Irreligious Opposing Profane Science Talk Timotheus Timothy Trust Truths Turning Vain Worldly Wrong
Jump to Next
Arguments Avoid Avoiding Babblings Care Chatter Committed Controversy Empty Entrusted Falsely Foolish Frivolous Godless Good Guard Irreligious Opposing Profane Science Talk Timotheus Timothy Trust Truths Turning Vain Worldly Wrong
Links
1 Timothy 6:20 NIV
1 Timothy 6:20 NLT
1 Timothy 6:20 ESV
1 Timothy 6:20 NASB
1 Timothy 6:20 KJV

1 Timothy 6:20 Bible Apps
1 Timothy 6:20 Biblia Paralela
1 Timothy 6:20 Chinese Bible
1 Timothy 6:20 French Bible
1 Timothy 6:20 German Bible

Alphabetical: and arguments avoiding away been called care chatter empty entrusted falsely from godless guard has ideas is knowledge knowledge- O of opposing the Timothy to Turn what worldly you your

NT Letters: 1 Timothy 6:20 Timothy guard that which is committed (1 Tim. 1Ti iTi 1tim i Tm) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

1 Timothy 6:19
Top of Page
Top of Page