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1 But you, speak [the things] which are fitting for sound instruction. 1 You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.
2 Older men are to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, [and] in endurance. 2 Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
3 Older women likewise [are to be] reverent in [their] behavior, not slanderous, not enslaved to much wine, teaching 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 in order that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands [and to] love their children, 4 Then they can train the younger women to love their husbands and children,
5 [to be] self-controlled, pure, busy at home, good, being subject to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be slandered. 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 Likewise, exhort the young men to be self-controlled, 6 Similarly, encourage the young men to be self-controlled.
7 concerning everything showing yourself [to be] an example of good deeds, in your teaching [demonstrating] soundness, dignity, 7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness
8 [a] sound message beyond reproach, in order that {an opponent} may be put to shame, [because he] has nothing bad to say concerning 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 Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back, 9 Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them,
10 not stealing, but demonstrating all good faith, in order that they may do credit to the teaching of God our Savior in everything. 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 the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all people, 11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men.
12 training us in order that, denying impiety and worldly desires, we may live self-controlled and righteously and godly in the present 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 looking forward to the blessed hope and the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope--the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,
14 who gave himself for us, in order that he might redeem us from all lawlessness and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good deeds. 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 Speak these [things] and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you. 15 These, then, are the things you should teach. Encourage and rebuke with all authority. Do not let anyone despise you.