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Titus 3:9

Context
NET ©

But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, 1  quarrels, and fights about the law, 2  because they are useless and empty.

NIV ©

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.

NASB ©

But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and disputes about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.

NLT ©

Do not get involved in foolish discussions about spiritual pedigrees or in quarrels and fights about obedience to Jewish laws. These kinds of things are useless and a waste of time.

MSG ©

Stay away from mindless, pointless quarreling over genealogies and fine print in the law code. That gets you nowhere.

BBE ©

But have nothing to do with foolish questionings, and lists of generations, and fights and arguments about the law; for they are of no profit and foolish.

NRSV ©

But avoid stupid controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.

NKJV ©

But avoid foolish disputes, genealogies, contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and useless.


KJV
But
<1161>
avoid
<4026> (5732)
foolish
<3474>
questions
<2214>_,
and
<2532>
genealogies
<1076>_,
and
<2532>
contentions
<2054>_,
and
<2532>
strivings about
<3163>
the law
<3544>_;
for
<1063>
they are
<1526> (5748)
unprofitable
<512>
and
<2532>
vain
<3152>_.
NASB ©
But avoid
<4026>
foolish
<3474>
controversies
<2214>
and genealogies
<1076>
and strife
<2054>
and disputes
<3163>
about the Law
<3544>
, for they are unprofitable
<512>
and worthless
<3152>
.
GREEK
mwrav
<3474>
A-APF
de
<1161>
CONJ
zhthseiv
<2214>
N-APF
kai
<2532>
CONJ
genealogiav
<1076>
N-APF
kai
<2532>
CONJ
erin
<2054>
N-ASF
kai
<2532>
CONJ
macav
<3163>
N-APF
nomikav
<3544>
A-APF
periistaso
<4026> (5732)
V-PMM-2S
eisin
<1510> (5748)
V-PXI-3P
gar
<1063>
CONJ
anwfeleiv
<512>
A-NPF
kai
<2532>
CONJ
mataioi
<3152>
A-NPM
NET © [draft] ITL
But
<1161>
avoid
<4026>
foolish
<3474>
controversies
<2214>
, genealogies
<1076>
, quarrels
<2054>
, and
<2532>
fights
<3163>
about the law
<3544>
, because
<1063>
they are
<1510>
useless
<512>
and
<2532>
empty
<3152>
.
NET ©

But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, 1  quarrels, and fights about the law, 2  because they are useless and empty.

NET © Notes

tn Cf. 1 Tim 1:4.

sn Fights about the law were characteristic of the false teachers in Ephesus as well as in Crete (cf. 1 Tim 1:3-7; Titus 1:10, 14).



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