2 Timothy 2:23

23 Have nothing to do with stupid and senseless controversies; you know that they breed quarrels.

2 Timothy 2:23 Meaning and Commentary

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.

2 Timothy 2:23 In-Context

21 All who cleanse themselves of the things I have mentioned will become special utensils, dedicated and useful to the owner of the house, ready for every good work.
22 Shun youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.
23 Have nothing to do with stupid and senseless controversies; you know that they breed quarrels.
24 And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kindly to everyone, an apt teacher, patient,
25 correcting opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant that they will repent and come to know the truth,