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they will hold to the outward form of our religion, but reject its real power. Keep away from such people.
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Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid.
Isaiah 29:13 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:
Isaiah 48:1,2 Hear ye these things, O house of Jacob, you that are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Juda, you who swear by the name of the Lord, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in justice. . . .
Isaiah 58:1-3 Cry, cease not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their wicked doings, and the house of Jacob their sins. . . .
Ezekiel 33:30-32 And thou son of man: the children of thy people, that talk of thee by the walls, and in the doors of the houses, and speak one to another each man to his neighbour, saying: Come, and let us hear what is the word that cometh forth from the Lord. . . .
Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Matthew 23:27,28 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites; because you are like to whited sepulchres, which outwardly appear to men beautiful but within are full of dead men's bones and of all filthiness. . . .
Romans 2:20-24 An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infants, having the form of knowledge and of truth in the law. . . .
1 Timothy 5:8 But if any man have not care of his own and especially of those of his house, he hath denied the faith and is worse than an infidel.
Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God: but in their works they deny him: being abominable and incredulous and to every good work reprobate.
2 Timothy 2:16,23 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they grow much towards ungodliness. . . .
Romans 16:17,18 Now I beseech you, brethren, to mark them who make dissensions and offences contrary to the doctrine which you have learned and avoid them. . . .
Ephesians 4:14 That henceforth we be no more children tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the wickedness of men, by cunning craftiness by which they lie in wait to deceive.
2 Thessalonians 3:6,14 And we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the tradition which they have received of us. . . .
1 Timothy 6:5 Conflicts of men corrupted in mind and who are destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness.
Titus 3:10 A man that is a heretic, after the first and second admonition, avoid:
2 John 1:10-12 If any man come to you and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into the house nor say to him: God speed you. . . .
ContextEvil in the Last Days
…4Traitors, stubborn, puffed up, and lovers of pleasure more than of God: 5Having an appearance indeed of godliness but denying the power thereof. Now these avoid. 6For of these sort are they who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, who are led away with divers desires:…
Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
And we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the tradition which they have received of us.
1 Timothy 4:7
But avoid foolish and old wives fables: and exercise thyself unto godliness.
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 5:8
But if any man have not care of his own and especially of those of his house, he hath denied the faith and is worse than an infidel.
Additional Translationshaving a form of godliness but denying its power. Turn away from such as these!
having a form of godliness but denying its power. And turn away from these.
Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.
holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power thereof. From these also turn away.
having a form of piety but denying the power of it: and from these turn away.
holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power thereof: from these also turn away.
Having a form of godliness, but denying its power: from such turn away.
and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort.
holding a form of godliness, but having denied its power. Turn away from these, also.
having a form of piety, and its power having denied; and from these be turning away,
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