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

  • Irene123
    To AIM - Jer. 35:19; Eze. 22:30; God is not unreasonable; we can reason with him. Deborah was chosen because there was no man to stand in the gap, but God's preference was for a man. Deborah was a PROPHETESS, like Anna of Luke. In Judges 4:6 Deborah rebukes Barak, the armies leader for not doing God's will. So God told her to go with him - if that was the only way He could get His will done.
  • Irene123
    To Breeze - THANK-YOU so much for pointing out the scripture on pastors, bishops are to have one wife. I've known women weren't to usurp authority, but hadn't noticed this scripture. It makes it so OBVIOUS!!
    Pastors, etc. ".....are to have one WIFE;" not pastors, etc. are to have one HUSBAND. I can't thank you enough for knowing who Jesus is.
  • Mark verrell
    these words are astounding MIRACULOUS INSPIRING HOPE FILLED (when one reads of the reactions of some in society who offer nothing other than worse retribution and punishment to the everyday occurrences of crimes described in these passages 1 Timothy 8-11 IT IS AWESOME THE HOPE IN THESE SCRIPTURES
  • Jtg
    I have woman in my church who peach and teach ,to said this all my church is woman ,two men . I think we have to use what GOD give us
  • Silvia
    There is no doubt that the womens role as a Christian is different to the mens. There are many references to confirm this in the Bible. Surely Eve was made different to Adam for a reason surely if the roles where the same we would look and be the same? Why is this so diffucult to understand for some women?
  • Aim
    God using a woman does not mean she usurps authority over a man. God does have an order and provides a covering for the woman. Deborah was judge over the "sons of Israel." Does not a judge have authority? Does not a judge have authority to render sentencing and did not those who hear go into battle at the word given through Deborah by God? Don't presume to counsel God.

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