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1 But you, explain what kind of behavior goes along with sound teaching. 1 You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.
2 Tell the older men to be serious, sensible, self-controlled and sound in their trust, love and perseverance. 2 Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
3 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, 3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.
4 thus training the younger women to love their husbands and children, 4 Then they can train the younger women to love their husbands and children,
5 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. 5 to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.
6 Similarly, urge the young men to be self-controlled, 6 Similarly, encourage the young men to be self-controlled.
7 and in everything set them an example yourself by doing what is good. When you are teaching, have integrity and be serious; 7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness
8 let everything you say be so wholesome that an opponent will be put to shame because he will have nothing bad to say about us. 8 and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.
9 Tell slaves to submit to their masters in everything, to give satisfaction without talking back 9 Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them,
10 or pilfering. On the contrary, they should demonstrate complete faithfulness always, so that in every way they will make the teaching about God our Deliverer more attractive. 10 and not to steal from them, but to show that they can be fully trusted, so that in every way they will make the teaching about God our Savior attractive.
11 For God's grace, which brings deliverance, has appeared to all people. 11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men.
12 It teaches us to renounce godlessness and worldly pleasures, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives now, in this age; 12 It teaches us to say "No" to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age,
13 while continuing to expect the blessed fulfillment of our certain hope, which is the appearing of the Sh'khinah of our great God and the appearing of our Deliverer, Yeshua the Messiah. 13 while we wait for the blessed hope--the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
14 He gave himself up on our behalf in order to free us from all violation of Torah and purify for himself a people who would be his own, eager to do good. 14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.
15 These are the things you should say. Encourage and rebuke with full authority; don't let anyone look down on you. 15 These, then, are the things you should teach. Encourage and rebuke with all authority. Do not let anyone despise you.