But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and arguments and quarrels about the law, because these are unprofitable and useless.
But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and disputes about the Law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.
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.
Stay away from mindless, pointless quarreling over genealogies and fine print in the law code. That gets you nowhere.
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.
But avoid stupid controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.
But avoid foolish disputes, genealogies, contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and useless.
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1 tn Cf. 1 Tim 1:4.