1 Timothy 1:3-7 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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3 As I counseled you when I was leaving for Macedonia, stay on in Ephesus, so that you may order certain people who are teaching a different doctrine to stop. 3 As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain men not to teach false doctrines any longer
4 Have them stop devoting their attention to myths and never-ending genealogies; these divert people to speculating instead of doing God's work, which requires trust. 4 nor to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. These promote controversies rather than God's work--which is by faith.
5 The purpose of this order is to promote love from a clean heart, from a good conscience and from sincere trust. 5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
6 Some, by aiming amiss, have wandered off into fruitless discussion. 6 Some have wandered away from these and turned to meaningless talk.
7 They want to be teachers of Torah, but they understand neither their own words nor the matters about which they make such emphatic pronouncements. 7 They want to be teachers of the law, but they do not know what they are talking about or what they so confidently affirm.