1 Timothy 6:4
Good News Translation
is swollen with pride and knows nothing. He has an unhealthy desire to argue and quarrel about words, and this brings on jealousy, disputes, insults, evil suspicions,

Contemporary English Version
Those people who disagree are proud of themselves, but they don't really know a thing. Their minds are sick, and they like to argue over words. They cause jealousy, disagreements, unkind words, evil suspicions,

Douay-Rheims Bible
He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions,

New American Bible
is conceited, understanding nothing, and has a morbid disposition for arguments and verbal disputes. From these come envy, rivalry, insults, evil suspicions,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

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1 Timothy 1:7 Desiring to be teachers of the law: understanding neither the things they say, nor whereof they affirm.

1 Timothy 3:6 Not a neophyte: lest, being puffed up with pride, he fall into the judgment of the devil.

Proverbs 13:7 One is as it were rich, when he hath nothing and another is as it were poor, when he hath great riches.

Proverbs 25:14 As clouds, and wind, when no rain followeth, so is the man that boasteth, and doth not fulfil his promises.

Proverbs 26:12 Hast thou seen a man wise in his own conceit? there shall be more hope of a fool than of him.

Acts 8:9,21-23 There was therefore great joy in that city. Now there was a certain man named Simon who before had been a magician in that city, seducing the people of Samaria, giving out that he was some great one: . . .

Romans 12:16 Being of one mind one towards another. Not minding high things, but consenting to the humble. Be not wise in your own conceits.

1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seem to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 8:1,2 Now concerning those things that are sacrificed to idols: we know we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up: but charity edifieth. . . .

Galatians 6:3 For if any man think himself to be some thing, whereas he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Colossians 2:18 Let no man seduce you, willing in humility and religion of angels, walking in the things which he hath not seen, in vain puffed up by the sense of his flesh:

2 Thessalonians 2:4 Who opposeth and is lifted up above all that is called God or that is worshipped, so that he sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself as if he were God.

2 Timothy 3:4 Traitors, stubborn, puffed up, and lovers of pleasure more than of God:

2 Peter 2:12,18 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: . . .

Jude 1:10,16 But these men blaspheme whatever things they know not: and what things soever they naturally know, like dumb beasts, in these they are corrupted. . . .

Revelation 3:17 Because thou sayest: I am rich and made wealthy and have need of nothing: and knowest not that thou art wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked.

proud.

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.

2 Timothy 2:23 And avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they beget strifes.

words.

Isaiah 58:4 Behold you fast for debates and strife, and strike with the fist wickedly. Do not fast as you have done until this day, to make your cry to be heard on high.

Acts 15:2 And when Paul and Barnabas had no small contest with them, they determined that Paul and Barnabas and certain others of the other side should go up to the apostles and priests to Jerusalem, about this question.

Romans 2:8 But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation.

Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy.

Romans 14:1 Now him that is weak in faith, take unto you: not in disputes about thoughts.

1 Corinthians 3:3 For, whereas there is among you envying and contention, are you not carnal and walk you not according to man?

1 Corinthians 11:16,18 But if any man seem to be contentious, we have no such custom, nor the Church of God. . . .

2 Corinthians 11:20 For you suffer if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take from you, if a man be lifted up, if a man strike you on the face.

Galatians 5:15,20,21,26 But if you bite and devour one another: take heed you be not consumed one of another. . . .

Philippians 1:15 Some indeed, even out of envy and contention: but some also for good will preach Christ.

Philippians 2:3,14 Let nothing be done through contention: neither by vain glory. But in humility, let each esteem others better than themselves: . . .

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

James 1:19 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger.

James 2:14-18 What shall it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him? . . .

James 4:1,2,5,6 From whence are wars and contentions among you? Are they not hence, from your concupiscences, which war in your members? . . .

1 Peter 2:1,2 Wherefore laying away all malice and all guile and dissimulations and envies and all detractions, . . .

Context
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3If 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, 4He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions, 5Conflicts of men corrupted in mind and who are destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness.…
Cross References
Acts 18:15
But if they be questions of word and names and of your law, look you to it. I will not be judge of such things.

1 Corinthians 8:2
And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he hath not yet known as he ought to know.

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 3:6
Not a neophyte: lest, being puffed up with pride, he fall into the judgment of the devil.

2 Timothy 2:14
Of these things put them in mind, charging them before the Lord. Contend not in words: for it is to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers.

2 Timothy 2:23
And avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they beget strifes.

Additional Translations
he is conceited and understands nothing. Instead, he has an unhealthy interest in controversies and semantics, out of which come envy, strife, abusive talk, evil suspicions,

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but unhealthy about controversies and disputes about words, out of which come envy, strife, slander, evil suspicions,

He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but doting about questionings and disputes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, out of which arise envy, strife, injurious words, evil suspicions,

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but doting about questionings and disputes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, from which cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

he is puffed up with pride and has no true knowledge, but is crazy over discussions and controversies about words which give rise to envy, quarrelling, revilings, ill-natured suspicions,

he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, insulting, evil suspicions,

he is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and word-striving, out of which doth come envy, strife, evil-speakings, evil-surmisings,
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