Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
3:9 controversies. A prominent characteristic of the false teachers was their contentiousness (1 Tim. 1:4; 6:4).
about the law. The law of Moses (1:10 note; cf. 1 Tim. 1:7).
unprofitable. To be contrasted with doing what is good, which is “profitable” (v. 8).