1 Timothy 6:3-10 CSB

False Doctrine and Human Greed

3 If anyone teaches other doctrine and does not agree with the sound teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness,

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      4 he is conceited, understanding nothing, but having a sick interest in disputes and arguments over words. From these come envy, quarreling, slanders, evil suspicions,
      5 and constant disagreement among men whose minds are depraved and deprived of the truth, who imagine that godlinessa is a way to material gain.b

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        • a 6:5 - Referring to religion as a means of financial gain
        • b 6:5 - Other mss add From such people withdraw yourself.
          6 But godliness with contentment is a great gain.
          7 For we brought nothing into the world, andc we can take nothing out.

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            • c 6:7 - Other mss add it is clear that
              8 But if we have food and clothing,d we will be content with these.

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                • d 6:8 - Or food and shelter
                  9 But those who want to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge people into ruin and destruction.
                  10 For the love of money is a roote of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.

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                    • e 6:10 - Or is the root