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2 Timothy 2:23

23 Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels.

Read 2 Timothy 2:23 Using Other Translations

But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they do gender strifes.
Have nothing to do with foolish, ignorant controversies; you know that they breed quarrels.
Again I say, don’t get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments that only start fights.

What does 2 Timothy 2:23 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
2 Timothy 2:23

But foolish and unlearned questions avoid
Such as have no solid wisdom in them, and are foreign from the Gospel, the wisdom of God in a mystery, and are not useful and unedifying; such ought to be avoided, publicly and privately; they should not be started in the public ministry, nor attended to in private conversation; as being unworthy of the notice of a minister of the Gospel wise and learned, and useless to the church, and to his hearers.

Knowing that they do gender strife;
about words, and contentions, which break the peace of churches, and hinder the profit of souls, and the progress of the Gospel.

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