Duties of the Older and Younger

1 But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for 1sound doctrine.

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2 2Older men are to be 3temperate, dignified, sensible, 4sound 5in faith, in love, in perseverance.

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    • a 2:2 - Or "steadfastness"
      3 Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, 6not malicious gossips nor 7enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,

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      4 so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,

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        • b 2:4 - Or "train"
          5 to be sensible, pure, 8workers at home, kind, being 9subject to their own husbands, 10so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

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          6 Likewise urge 11the young men to be sensible;

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            • c 2:6 - Or "sensible in all things; show"
              7 in all things show yourself to be 12an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,

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                • d 2:7 - Or "soundness;" lit "uncorruptness"
                  8 sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so 13that the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.

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                  9 Urge 14bondslaves to be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not argumentative,

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                    • e 2:9 - Lit "contradicting"
                      10 not pilfering, but showing all good faith so that they will adorn the doctrine of 15God our Savior in every respect.

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                      11 For the grace of God has 16appeared, 17bringing salvation to all men,

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                        • f 2:11 - Or "to all men, bringing"
                          12 instructing us to deny ungodliness and 18worldly desires and 19to live sensibly, righteously and godly 20in the present age,

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                          13 looking for the blessed hope and the 21appearing of the glory of 22our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,

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                            • h 2:13 - Or "the great God and our Savior"
                              15 These things speak and 28exhort and 29reprove with all authority. 30Let no one disregard you.

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