New Living Translation
If anyone comes to your meeting and does not teach the truth about Christ, don't invite that person into your home or give any kind of encouragement.
King James Bible
If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:
Darby Bible Translation
If any one come to you and bring not this doctrine, do not receive him into the house, and greet him not;
World English Bible
If anyone comes to you, and doesn't bring this teaching, don't receive him into your house, and don't welcome him,
Young's Literal Translation
if any one doth come unto you, and this teaching doth not bear, receive him not into the house, and say not to him, 'Hail!'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:10 If any came to you - Either as a teacher or a brother. And bring not this doctrine - That is, advance anything contrary to it. Receive him not into your house - As either a teacher or a brother - Neither bid him God speed - Give him no encouragement therein.
1 Kings 13:16
"No, I cannot," he replied. "I am not allowed to eat or drink anything here in this place.
This is the letter they took with them: "This letter is from the apostles and elders, your brothers in Jerusalem. It is written to the Gentile believers in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia. Greetings!
And now I make one more appeal, my dear brothers and sisters. Watch out for people who cause divisions and upset people's faith by teaching things contrary to what you have been taught. Stay away from them.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
And now, dear brothers and sisters, we give you this command in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ: Stay away from all believers who live idle lives and don't follow the tradition they received from us.
2 Thessalonians 3:14
Take note of those who refuse to obey what we say in this letter. Stay away from them so they will be ashamed.
If people are causing divisions among you, give a first and second warning. After that, have nothing more to do with them.
3 John 1:10
When I come, I will report some of the things he is doing and the evil accusations he is making against us. Not only does he refuse to welcome the traveling teachers, he also tells others not to help them. And when they do help, he puts them out of the church.
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