Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Timothy 6:20 in English Standard Version "O Timothy, guard the deposit entrusted to you. Avoid the irreverent babble and contradictions of what is falsely called “knowledge,”" Col 2:8 See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. 2Ti 2:16 But avoid irreverent babble, for it will lead people into more and more ungodliness, 2Ti 3:5 having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people. 2Ti 4:4 and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths. Tit 1:14 not devoting themselves to Jewish myths and the commands of people who turn away from the truth.