Command these [things] and teach [them].
Let no one look down on your youth, but be an example for the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
Until I come, pay attention to the [public] reading,a to exhortation, to teaching.
Do not neglect the gift [that is] in you, that was granted to you through prophecy with the laying on of hands by the council of elders.
Practice these [things]. Be [diligent]b in these [things], in order that your progress may be evident to everyone.
Fix [your] attention on yourself and on your teaching. Continue in them, for [by]c doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.