16:12 Then they understood that he had not told them to be on guard against the yeast in bread, but against the teaching of the Pharisees and Sadducees.
16:17 Now I urge you, brothers and sisters, 1 to watch out for those who create dissensions and obstacles contrary to the teaching that you learned. Avoid them! 16:18 For these are the kind who do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By their smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds 2 of the naive.
1:9 He must hold firmly to the faithful message as it has been taught, 3 so that he will be able to give exhortation in such healthy teaching 4 and correct those who speak against it.
1:10 For there are many 5 rebellious people, idle talkers, and deceivers, especially those with Jewish connections, 6 1:11 who must be silenced because they mislead whole families by teaching for dishonest gain what ought not to be taught.
2 tn Grk “hearts.”
3 tn Grk “the faithful message in accordance with the teaching” (referring to apostolic teaching).
4 tn Grk “the healthy teaching” (referring to what was just mentioned).
5 tc ‡ The earliest and best
6 tn Grk “those of the circumcision.” Some translations take this to refer to Jewish converts to Christianity (cf. NAB “Jewish Christians”; TEV “converts from Judaism”; CEV “Jewish followers”) while others are less clear (cf. NLT “those who insist on circumcision for salvation”).