10 As for a person who stirs up division, (A)after warning him once and then twice, (B)have nothing more to do with him, 11 knowing that such a person is warped and sinful; he is self-condemned.

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Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, (A)does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching (B)has both the Father and the Son. 10 If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, (C)do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, 11 for whoever greets him (D)takes part in his wicked works.

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Final Instructions and Greetings

17 I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles (A)contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; (B)avoid them. 18 For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but (C)their own appetites,[a] and (D)by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the naive.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 16:18 Greek their own belly