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1 Timothy 1:3 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

As I urged you [a]upon my departure for Macedonia, [b]remain on at Ephesus so that you may instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines,

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  1. 1 Timothy 1:3 Lit while going to
  2. 1 Timothy 1:3 Lit to remain
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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1 Timothy 1:3 New International Version (NIV)

Timothy Charged to Oppose False Teachers

As I urged you when I went into Macedonia, stay there in Ephesus so that you may command certain people not to teach false doctrines any longer

New International Version (NIV)

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1 Timothy 1:3 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Warning against False Teaching

When I was leaving for Macedonia, I asked you to stay on in Ephesus and warn certain people there to stop spreading their false teachings.

1 Timothy 1:3-4 The Message (MSG)

Self-Appointed Experts on Life

3-4 On my way to the province of Macedonia, I advised you to stay in Ephesus. Well, I haven’t changed my mind. Stay right there on top of things so that the teaching stays on track. Apparently some people have been introducing fantasy stories and fanciful family trees that digress into silliness instead of pulling the people back into the center, deepening faith and obedience.

The Message (MSG)

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