1 Timothy

1611 King James Version (KJV)

1 Timothy 6:5

“Peruerse disputings of men of corrupt mindes, and destitute of the trueth, supposing that gaine is godlinesse: From such withdraw thy selfe.”

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Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
- King James Version

and constant friction between men of depraved mind and deprived of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

wranglings of men corrupted in mind and bereft of the truth, supposing that godliness is a way of gain.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Bitter talk of men who, being evil in mind and dead to what is true, take the faith to be a way of making profit.
- Basic English Bible

constant quarrellings of men corrupted in mind and destitute of the truth, holding gain to be [the end of] piety.
- Darby Bible

Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing gain to be godliness: from such withdraw thyself.
- Webster's Bible

and persistent wranglings on the part of people whose intellects are disordered and they themselves blinded to all knowledge of the truth; who imagine that godliness means gain.
- Weymouth Bible

constant friction of people of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. Withdraw yourself from such.
- World English Bible

that ben corrupt in soule, and that ben pryued fro treuthe, that demen wynnyng to be pitee.
- Wycliffe Bible

wranglings of men wholly corrupted in mind, and destitute of the truth, supposing the piety to be gain; depart from such;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Timothy 6:5


6:5 Supposing that gain is godliness - Thinking the best religion is the getting of money: a far more common case than is usually supposed.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 6:5


1Ti 6:5 Supposing that gain is godliness. Men who have come into the church for gain and think that godliness is a source of gain.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 6

  • I, EVEN I, AM THAT MICHAEL ISAAC DALE:
    Hear O man the Spirit of truth. The Holy Father says not the wicked must despise money but he who will hold to GOD, will despise money. It is written, Ye cannot serve GOD and mammon. For wisdom is a defence, and money is a defence: but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom gave life to them that have it. Behold, the fear of the LORD, that is wisdom and to depart from evil is understanding.
  • I am that Michael Isaac Dale
    Verily, whosoever loves my Holy Father despises money and defends it not as ye do here. Ye say, We couldn’t survive a day without money. and, money is important. It is written, No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. Ye know Christ is come yet ye praise money, not GOD.
  • Ivy Johnson
    V10: For the LOVE of MONEY is the root of all EVIL. Not money is the root of all evil. We couldn’t survive a day without money. So many people today have sold their souls to Satan for the love of money: worldly people: movie stars: athletes: entertainers: prestigious: elites:
    etc: money is important: should not control you: God bless you: use to further His Kingdom: less fortunate: do not hoard:
  • Edward
    im 66 and there is nothing new anymore if my loved could see the world today and all that is going on i decided to keep in in faith i dont want the white throne i want well done faithful servant enter in and my wife rachael too make yourself great america will never be keep watching cascadia subduction zone with this weather googbye to the budget .
  • BSP
    Verse 15~Jehovah God is the one who is above all those considered kings and lords.
  • Ruchii
    In the beginning, was THe WoRD...

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