Parallel Bible results for 1 Timothy 1:1-8

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1 Timothy 1:1-8

NRS 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, NIV 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, NRS 2 To Timothy, my loyal child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. NIV 2 To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. NRS 3 I urge you, as I did when I was on my way to Macedonia, to remain in Ephesus so that you may instruct certain people not to teach any different doctrine, NIV 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 NRS 4 and not to occupy themselves with myths and endless genealogies that promote speculations rather than the divine training that is known by faith. NIV 4 nor to devote themselves to myths and endless genealogies. These promote controversies rather than God's work--which is by faith. NRS 5 But the aim of such instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and sincere faith. NIV 5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. NRS 6 Some people have deviated from these and turned to meaningless talk, NIV 6 Some have wandered away from these and turned to meaningless talk. NRS 7 desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make assertions. NIV 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. NRS 8 Now we know that the law is good, if one uses it legitimately. NIV 8 We know that the law is good if one uses it properly.