1 Timothy 1:3–7

3 As I urged you 1upon my departure for aMacedonia, 2remain on at bEphesus so that you may instruct certain men not to cteach strange doctrines,

4 nor to 1pay attention to amyths and endless bgenealogies, which give rise to mere cspeculation rather than dfurthering 2the administration of God which is by faith.

5 But the goal of our 1ainstruction is love bfrom a pure heart and a cgood conscience and a sincere dfaith.

6 For some men, straying from these things, have turned aside to afruitless discussion,

7 awanting to be bteachers of the Law, even though they do not understand either what they are saying or the matters about which they make confident assertions.

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