Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 2 Timothy 3:5 in English Standard Version "having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people." 1Ti 5:8 But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. 1Ti 6:20 O Timothy, guard the deposit entrusted to you. Avoid the irreverent babble and contradictions of what is falsely called “knowledge,” Tit 1:14 not devoting themselves to Jewish myths and the commands of people who turn away from the truth.