2 Timothy 3:5

A form of godliness (morpwsin eusebeia). For morpwsin, see Romans 2:20 . The outward shape without the reality. Having denied (hrnhmenoi). Perfect middle participle of arneomai (see Romans 2:12 ). Power (dunamin). See 1 Corinthians 4:20 . See Romans 1:29-31 for similar description. Turn away (apotrepou). Present middle (direct) imperative of apotrepw, "turn thyself away from." Old verb, only here in N.T. See IV Macc. 1:33.