1 Timothy 1:6

“From which some having swerved have turned aside unto vain jangling;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

From which some hauing swarued, haue turned aside vnto vaine iangling,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For some men, straying from these things, have turned aside to fruitless discussion,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

from which things some having swerved have turned aside unto vain talking;
- American Standard Version (1901)

From which some have been turned away, giving themselves to foolish talking;
- Basic English Bible

which [things] some having missed, have turned aside to vain discourse,
- Darby Bible

From which some having swerved, have turned aside to vain jangling;
- Webster's Bible

From these some have drifted away, and have wandered into empty words.
- Weymouth Bible

from which things some, having missed the mark, have turned aside to vain talking;
- World English Bible

Fro whiche thingis sum men han errid, and ben turned in to veyn speche;
- Wycliffe Bible

from which certain, having swerved, did turn aside to vain discourse,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 1:6


1:6 From which - Love and a good conscience. Some are turned aside - An affectation of high and extensive knowledge sets a man at the greatest distance from faith, and all sense of divine things. To vain jangling - And of all vanities, none are more vain than dry, empty disputes on the things of God.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 1:6


1Ti 1:6 From which some having swerved. From love based on these three principles: "of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and faith unfeigned" (1Ti 1:5). Vain talking. Are engaging in idle disputes.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 1

  • Ann moore
    that is between her and God
  • Nolan
    No, women are not to be pastors in the New Testament. Every time you find mention of a bishop (1 Timothy 3:1-9; Titus 1:7) it is referring to a male. Even when you read the postscript on some of the epistles it will list the bishop's name and it is always a male. God has set forth an order in the home and the church (1 Cor. 11:3). The only commandment for women to teach is found in Titus 2:3.
  • Neenee
    Women can be pastors God used women all throughout the Bible. Example. Debra..do a study on her...
  • Mamie Fluker
    No a woman can not be a pastor because a pastor is over a church.1 Timothy 2;12 But I suffer not a woman to teach,nor to usurp authority over the man,but to be in silence.In our church we can preach with the permission of man,but we have no women pastors in our church.The man is head of woman and God is the head of man.God bless you.
  • Kolapo
    Can a woman be pastor? Someone fill with spirit should please helps us with the answer
  • Craig
    like that he gives direction.how we conduct ourselves inside the churc-and out side of the church.having a good conscience

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