New International Version
Avoid godless chatter, because those who indulge in it will become more and more ungodly.
King James Bible
But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness.
Darby Bible Translation
But profane, vain babblings shun, for they will advance to greater impiety,
World English Bible
But shun empty chatter, for they will proceed further in ungodliness,
Young's Literal Translation
and the profane vain talkings stand aloof from, for to more impiety they will advance,
2 Timothy 2:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Shun profane and vain babblings - This is the character he gives of the preaching of the false teachers. Whatever was not agreeable to the doctrine of truth was, in the sight of God, empty and profane babbling; engendering nothing but ungodliness, and daily increasing in that.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryTwenty-Seventh Day. Holiness and Service.
If a man therefore cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, meet for the Master's use, prepared unto every good work.'--2 Tim. ii. 21. 'A holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices. A holy nation, that ye may show forth the excellences of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvellous light.'--1 Pet. ii. 5, 9. Through the whole of Scripture we have seen that whatever God sanctifies is to be used in the service of His Holiness. His Holiness …
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"Most Gladly Therefore Will I Rather Glory in My Infirmities, that the Power of Christ May Rest Upon Me. " -- 2 Cor. 12:9.
Concerning the Sacrament of Baptism
That, Namely, Befalleth them which in Undisciplined Younger Widows...
1 Timothy 1:9
We also know that the law is made not for the righteous but for lawbreakers and rebels, the ungodly and sinful, the unholy and irreligious, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers,
1 Timothy 6:20
Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge,
2 Timothy 2:21
Those who cleanse themselves from the latter will be instruments for special purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work.
2 Timothy 3:13
while evildoers and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.
But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.
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