Parallel Bible results for 1 Timothy 4:1-8

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1 Timothy 4:1-8

RSV 1 Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by giving heed to deceitful 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. RSV 2 through the pretensions of liars whose consciences are seared, NIV 2 Such teachings come through hypocritical liars, whose consciences have been seared as with a hot iron. RSV 3 who forbid marriage and enjoin 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. RSV 4 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if 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, RSV 5 for then it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer. NIV 5 because it is consecrated by the word of God and prayer. RSV 6 If you put these instructions before the brethren, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, nourished on the words of the faith and of the good doctrine which 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. RSV 7 Have nothing to do with godless and silly myths. Train yourself in godliness; NIV 7 Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives' tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. RSV 8 for while bodily training is of some value, godliness is of value in every way, as it holds promise for the present life and also for 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.