2 Timothy 2:23
Good News Translation
But keep away from foolish and ignorant arguments; you know that they end up in quarrels.

Contemporary English Version
Stay away from stupid and senseless arguments. These only lead to trouble,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they beget strifes.

New American Bible
Avoid foolish and ignorant debates, for you know that they breed quarrels.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they beget strifes.

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2 Timothy 2:14,16 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. . . .

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

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, . . .

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

Context
The Lord's Approved Workman
22But flee thou youthful desires, and pursue justice, faith, charity and peace with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 23And avoid foolish and unlearned questions, knowing that they beget strifes. 24But the servant of the Lord must not wrangle: but be mild toward all men, apt to teach, patient,…
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 6:4
He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions,

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.

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

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

Additional Translations
But reject foolish and ignorant speculation, for you know that it breeds quarreling.

And refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they breed quarrels.

But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do engender strifes.

But foolish and ignorant questionings refuse, knowing that they gender strifes.

But foolish and senseless questionings avoid, knowing that they beget contentions.

But foolish and ignorant questionings refuse, knowing that they gender strifes.

But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they gender contentions.

But avoid foolish discussions with ignorant men, knowing--as you do--that these lead to quarrels;

But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.

and the foolish and uninstructed questions be avoiding, having known that they beget strife,
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