Be not deceived
). Do not be led astray (planaw
) by such a false philosophy of life. Evil company
). Evil companionships. Old word, omilia
, from omilo
(a crowd, gang, bunch). Only here in N.T. Good manners (hqh
). Old word (kin to eqo
) custom, usage, morals. Good morals here. This line of poetry (iambic) occurs in Menander. It may be a current proverb. Paul could have gotten it from either source.