1 Timothy 2:6-15 NIV

6 who gave himself as a ransom1 for all men--the testimony2 given in its proper time.3

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7 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.6

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8 I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands7 in prayer, without anger or disputing.

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9 I also want women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,8

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10 but with good deeds,9 appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

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11 A woman should learn in quietness and full submission.10

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12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.11

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13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve.12

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14 And Adam was not the one deceived; it was the woman who was deceived and became a sinner.13

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15 But womena will be savedb through childbearing--if they continue in faith, love14 and holiness with propriety.

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    • a 2:15 - Greek "she"
    • b 2:15 - Or "restored"