New International Version
Don't have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels.
King James Bible
But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
Darby Bible Translation
But foolish and senseless questionings avoid, knowing that they beget contentions.
World English Bible
But refuse foolish and ignorant questionings, knowing that they generate strife.
Young's Literal Translation
and the foolish and uninstructed questions be avoiding, having known that they beget strife,
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or to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. Such things promote controversial speculations rather than advancing God's work--which is by faith.
1 Timothy 6:4
they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies and quarrels about words that result in envy, strife, malicious talk, evil suspicions
2 Timothy 2:14
Keep reminding God's people of these things. Warn them before God against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen.
But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.
What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don't they come from your desires that battle within you?
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