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1 Timothy 4:7

Context
NET ©

But reject those myths 1  fit only for the godless and gullible, 2  and train yourself for godliness.

NIV ©

Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly.

NASB ©

But have nothing to do with worldly fables fit only for old women. On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness;

NLT ©

Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. Spend your time and energy in training yourself for spiritual fitness.

MSG ©

Stay clear of silly stories that get dressed up as religion. Exercise daily in God--no spiritual flabbiness, please!

BBE ©

But have nothing to do with unclean and foolish stories. Give yourself training in religion:

NRSV ©

Have nothing to do with profane myths and old wives’ tales. Train yourself in godliness,

NKJV ©

But reject profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise yourself toward godliness.


KJV
But
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refuse
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profane
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and
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old wives
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fables
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and
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exercise
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thyself
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[rather] unto
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godliness
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NASB ©
But have
<3868>
nothing
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to do
<3868>
with worldly
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fables
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fit
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only
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for old
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women
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. On the other
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hand
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, discipline
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yourself
<4572>
for the purpose of godliness
<2150>
;
GREEK
touv
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T-APM
de
<1161>
CONJ
bebhlouv
<952>
A-APM
kai
<2532>
CONJ
grawdeiv
<1126>
A-APM
muyouv
<3454>
N-APM
paraitou
<3868> (5737)
V-PNM-2S
gumnaze
<1128> (5720)
V-PAM-2S
de
<1161>
CONJ
seauton
<4572>
F-2ASM
prov
<4314>
PREP
eusebeian
<2150>
N-ASF
NET © [draft] ITL
But
<1161>
reject
<3868>
those myths
<3454>
fit only for the godless
<952>
and
<2532>
gullible
<1126>
, and
<1161>
train
<1128>
yourself
<4572>
for
<4314>
godliness
<2150>
.
NET ©

But reject those myths 1  fit only for the godless and gullible, 2  and train yourself for godliness.

NET © Notes

sn Those myths refer to legendary tales characteristic of the false teachers in Ephesus and Crete. See parallels in 1 Tim 1:4; 2 Tim 4:4; and Titus 1:14.

tn Grk “the godless and old-wifely myths.”



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