who gave himself as a ransom1 for all men--the testimony2 given in its proper time.37
And for this purpose I was appointed a herald and an apostle--I am telling the truth, I am not lying4--and a teacher5 of the true faith to the Gentiles.68
I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands7 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,810
but with good deeds,9 appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
A woman should learn in quietness and full submission.1012
I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.1113
For Adam was formed first, then Eve.1214
And Adam was not the one deceived; it was the woman who was deceived and became a sinner.1315
But womena will be savedb through childbearing--if they continue in faith, love14 and holiness with propriety.