22Now1flee from youthfullusts and pursuerighteousness, 2faith, love and peace, with those who 3call on the Lord4from a pureheart.
But refusefoolish and ignorant5speculations, knowing that they 6produceaquarrels.
247The Lord'sbond-servantmust not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, 8able to teach, patientwhenwronged,
259with gentlenesscorrectingthose who are in opposition, 10ifperhapsGod may grant them repentanceleading to 11the knowledge of the truth,
and they may come to their senses and escape from 12the snare of the devil, having been 13heldcaptivebby him to do his will.