3 If anyone teaches otherwise and does not consent to bwholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, cand to the 1doctrine which accords with godliness, 4 he is proud, knowing nothing, but is obsessed with disputes and arguments over words, from which come envy, strife, reviling, evil suspicions, 5 2useless wranglings of men of corrupt minds and destitute of the truth, who suppose that godliness is a means of gain. 3From dsuch withdraw yourself.
6 Now godliness with econtentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into this world, 4and it is fcertain we can carry nothing out. 8 And having food and clothing, with these we shall be gcontent. 9 But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and harmful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
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