who wants1 all men2 to be saved3 and to come to a knowledge of the truth.45
For there is one God5 and one mediator6 between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,76
who gave himself as a ransom8 for all men--the testimony9 given in its proper time.107
And for this purpose I was appointed a herald and an apostle--I am telling the truth, I am not lying11--and a teacher12 of the true faith to the Gentiles.138
I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands14 in prayer, without anger or disputing.
I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,1510
but with good deeds,16 appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
A woman should learn in quietness and full submission.1712
I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.1813
For Adam was formed first, then Eve.1914
And Adam was not the one deceived; it was the woman who was deceived and became a sinner.20