New Living Translation
These people always cause trouble. Their minds are corrupt, and they have turned their backs on the truth. To them, a show of godliness is just a way to become wealthy.
King James Bible
Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
Darby Bible Translation
constant quarrellings of men corrupted in mind and destitute of the truth, holding gain to be the end of piety.
World English Bible
constant friction of people of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. Withdraw yourself from such.
Young's Literal Translation
wranglings of men wholly corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing the piety to be gain; depart from such;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:5 Supposing that gain is godliness - Thinking the best religion is the getting of money: a far more common case than is usually supposed.
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1 Timothy 4:7
Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives' tales. Instead, train yourself to be godly.
1 Timothy 4:8
"Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come."
2 Timothy 3:8
These teachers oppose the truth just as Jannes and Jambres opposed Moses. They have depraved minds and a counterfeit faith.
They must be silenced, because they are turning whole families away from the truth by their false teaching. And they do it only for money.
Everything is pure to those whose hearts are pure. But nothing is pure to those who are corrupt and unbelieving, because their minds and consciences are corrupted.
2 Peter 2:3
In their greed they will make up clever lies to get hold of your money. But God condemned them long ago, and their destruction will not be delayed.
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