1 Timothy 4 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now the Spirit explicitly says that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and the teachings of demons, 1 The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons.
2 through the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared. 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron.
3 They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods that God created to be received with gratitude by those who believe and know the truth. 3 They forbid people to marry and order them to abstain from certain foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those who believe and who know the truth.
4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing should be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, 4 For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving,
5 since it is sanctified by the word of God and by prayer. 5 because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer.
6 If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, nourished by the words of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed. 6 If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, brought up in the truths of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed.
7 But have nothing to do with irreverent and silly myths. Rather, train yourself in godliness, 7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly.
8 for, the training of the body has a limited benefit, but godliness is beneficial in every way, since it holds promise for the present life and also for the life to come. 8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.
9 This saying is trustworthy and deserves full acceptance. 9 This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance
10 In fact, we labor and strive for this, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of everyone, especially of those who believe. 10 (and for this we labor and strive), that we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, and especially of those who believe.
11 Command and teach these things. 11 Command and teach these things.
12 No one should despise your youth; instead, you should be an example to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 12 Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity.
13 Until I come, give your attention to public reading, exhortation, and teaching. 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching.
14 Do not neglect the gift that is in you; it was given to you through prophecy, with the laying on of hands by the council of elders. 14 Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through a prophetic message when the body of elders laid their hands on you.
15 Practice these things; be committed to them, so that your progress may be evident to all. 15 Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress.
16 Be conscientious about yourself and your teaching; persevere in these things, for by doing this you will save both yourself and your hearers. 16 Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.