But you, explain what kind of behavior goes along with sound teaching.
Tell the older men to be serious, sensible, self-controlled and sound in their trust, love and perseverance.
Likewise, tell the older women to behave the way people leading a holy life should. They shouldn't be slanderers or slaves to excessive drinking. They should teach what is good,
thus training the younger women to love their husbands and children,
to be self-controlled and pure, to take good care of their homes and submit to their husbands. In this way, God's message will not be brought into disgrace.
Similarly, urge the young men to be self-controlled,