1 Timothy 2:1-8 CEB

Prayer for everyone

1 First of all, then, I ask that requests, prayers, petitions, and thanksgiving be made for all people.

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      2 Pray for kings and everyone who is in authority so that we can live a quiet and peaceful life in complete godliness and dignity.
      3 This is right and it pleases God our savior,
      4 who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
      5 There is one God and one mediator between God and humanity, the human Christ Jesus,
      6 who gave himself as a payment to set all people free. This was a testimony that was given at the right time.
      7 I was appointed to be a preacher and apostle of this testimony—I'm telling the truth and I'm not lying! I'm a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

      Instructions for men and women

      8 Therefore, I want men to pray everywhere by lifting up hands that are holy, without anger or argument.

      References for 1 Timothy 2:8