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1 Timothy 4

WBT 1 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of demons; NIV 1 The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. WBT 2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their conscience seared with a hot iron; NIV 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. WBT 3 Forbidding to marry, [and commanding] to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by them who believe and know the truth. NIV 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. WBT 4 For every creature of God [is] good, and nothing to be refused, if received with thanksgiving: NIV 4 For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, WBT 5 For it is sanctified by the word of God, and prayer. NIV 5 because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer. WBT 6 If thou shalt put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou wilt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished by the words of faith and of good doctrine, to which thou hast attained. NIV 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. WBT 7 But refuse profane and old wives' fables, and exercise thyself [rather] to godliness. NIV 7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. WBT 8 For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come. NIV 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. WBT 9 This [is] a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation. NIV 9 This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance WBT 10 For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God who is the Savior of all men, especially of those that believe. NIV 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. WBT 11 These things command and teach. NIV 11 Command and teach these things. WBT 12 Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in deportment, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. NIV 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. WBT 13 Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine. NIV 13 Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching. WBT 14 Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery. NIV 14 Do not neglect your gift, which was given you through a prophetic message when the body of elders laid their hands on you. WBT 15 Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. NIV 15 Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress. WBT 16 Take heed to thyself and to thy doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou wilt both save thyself, and them that hear thee. NIV 16 Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.