Parallel Bible results for 1 Timothy 4:1-8

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1 Timothy 4:1-8

NRS 1 Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will renounce the faith by paying attention to deceitful spirits and teachings 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. NRS 2 through the hypocrisy of liars whose consciences are seared with a hot iron. NIV 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. NRS 3 They forbid marriage and demand abstinence from foods, which God created to be received with thanksgiving by those 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. NRS 4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, provided it is received with thanksgiving; NIV 4 For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, NRS 5 for it is sanctified by God's word and by prayer. NIV 5 because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer. NRS 6 If you put these instructions before the brothers and sisters, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, nourished on the words of the faith and of the sound teaching that you have followed. 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. NRS 7 Have nothing to do with profane myths and old wives' tales. Train yourself in godliness, NIV 7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. NRS 8 for, while physical training is of some value, godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for both the present life and the life 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.