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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Hauing a forme of godlinesse, but denying the power thereof: from such turne away.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
holding a form of godliness, but having denied the power therefore. From these also turn away.
- American Standard Version (1901)
Having a form of religion, but turning their backs on the power of it: go not with these.
- Basic English Bible
having a form of piety but denying the power of it: and from these turn away.
- Darby Bible
Having a form of godliness, but denying its power: from such turn away.
- Webster's Bible
and will keep up a make-believe of piety and yet live in defiance of its power. Turn away from people of this sort.
- Weymouth Bible
holding a form of godliness, but having denied its power. Turn away from these, also.
- World English Bible
hauynge the licknesse of pitee, but denyynge the vertu of it. And eschewe thou these men.
- Wycliffe Bible
having a form of piety, and its power having denied; and from these be turning away,
- Youngs Literal Bible
3:5 Having a form - An appearance of godliness, but not regarding, nay, even denying and blaspheming, the inward power and reality of it. Is not this eminently fulfilled at this day?
2Ti 3:5 Having a form of godliness. This implies that the persons described professed to be religious, worshipers of God in outward form. A godless church is described. But denying the power thereof. Rejecting its power. Their lives are not molded by it. From such turn away. This implies that some of this formal, godless religion had begun to show itself even at that time.
Destu Walle's comment on 2013-07-23 19:29:59:
Outwardly religious,but inwardly satanic, they call God Lord but they don't live in submission to his lordship over their life.They claim to preach the truth but in real sense hate and reject the truth.
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