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2 Timothy 3:5

Context
NET ©

They will maintain the outward appearance 1  of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these. 2 

NIV ©

having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with them.

NASB ©

holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.

NLT ©

They will act as if they are religious, but they will reject the power that could make them godly. You must stay away from people like that.

MSG ©

They'll make a show of religion, but behind the scenes they're animals. Stay clear of these people.

BBE ©

Having a form of religion, but turning their backs on the power of it: go not with these.

NRSV ©

holding to the outward form of godliness but denying its power. Avoid them!

NKJV ©

having a form of godliness but denying its power. And from such people turn away!


KJV
Having
<2192> (5723)
a form
<3446>
of godliness
<2150>_,
but
<1161>
denying
<720> (5768)
the power
<1411>
thereof
<846>_:
from
<2532>
such
<5128>
turn away
<665> (5732)_.
NASB ©
holding
<2192>
to a form
<3446>
of godliness
<2150>
, although they have denied
<720>
its power
<1411>
; Avoid
<665>
such men as these
<3778>
.
GREEK
econtev
<2192> (5723)
V-PAP-NPM
morfwsin
<3446>
N-ASF
eusebeiav
<2150>
N-GSF
thn
<3588>
T-ASF
de
<1161>
CONJ
dunamin
<1411>
N-ASF
authv
<846>
P-GSF
hrnhmenoi
<720> (5768)
V-RNP-NPM
kai
<2532>
CONJ
toutouv
<5128>
D-APM
apotrepou
<665> (5732)
V-PMM-2S
NET © [draft] ITL
They will maintain
<2192>
the outward appearance
<3446>
of religion
<2150>
but
<1161>
will have repudiated
<720>
its
<846>
power
<1411>
. So
<2532>
avoid
<665>
people like these
<5128>
.
NET ©

They will maintain the outward appearance 1  of religion but will have repudiated its power. So avoid people like these. 2 

NET © Notes

tn Or “form.”

sn Outward appearance. Paul’s contrast with power in 3:5b shows that he regards this “form” to be outward, one of appearance rather than reality (cf. 1 Cor 4:19-20; 1 Thess 1:5).

tn Grk “and avoid these,” with the word “people” implied.



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