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.

Read 1 Timothy 1:7 Using Other Translations

Desiring to be teachers of the law; understanding neither what they say, nor whereof they affirm.
desiring to be teachers of the law, without understanding either what they are saying or the things about which they make confident assertions.
They want to be known as teachers of the law of Moses, but they don’t know what they are talking about, even though they speak so confidently.