2 Timothy 2:23

But foolish and ignorant questions avoid, knowing that they do produce strifes.
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Clement Of Alexandria

AD 215
The Stoics also, whom he mentions too, say not well that the Deity, being a body, pervades the vilest matter. He calls the jugglery of logic "the tradition of men. "Wherefore also he adds, "Avoid juvenile. "But foolish and unlearned questions "the divine Paul exhorted to "avoid, because they gender strifes."

Cyprian of Carthage

AD 258
Also to Timothy: "But foolish and unlearned questions avoid, knowing that they generate strifes. But the servant of God ought not to strive, but to be gentle towards all men."

Irenaeus of Lyons

AD 202
Of truth, hold no such opinions, but that they did also preach to us to shun these doctrines,

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Do you see how he everywhere draws him off from questions; not that he was not able to overthrow them; for he was well able. For had he not been able he would have said, Be diligent, that you may be able to refute them; as when he says, Give attendance to reading, for by so doing you shall both save yourself and them that hear you. 1 Timothy 4:13-16 But he knew that it was useless to enter at all into these disputes, that there will be no end of it, save contentions, enmities, insults, and reproaches. These questions therefore avoid; so that there are other questions, some relating to the Scriptures, some to other things.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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