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1 But speak thou the things which befit the sound doctrine: 1 You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.
2 that aged men be temperate, grave, sober-minded, sound in faith, in love, in patience: 2 Teach the older men to be temperate, worthy of respect, self-controlled, and sound in faith, in love and in endurance.
3 that aged women likewise be reverent in demeanor, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which 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 that they may train the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, 4 Then they can train the younger women to love their husbands and children,
5 [to be] sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed: 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 the younger men likewise exhort to be sober-minded: 6 Similarly, encourage the young men to be self-controlled.
7 in all things showing thyself an ensample of good works; in thy doctrine [showing] uncorruptness, gravity, 7 In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness
8 sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of 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 [Exhort] servants to be in subjection to their own masters, [and] to be well-pleasing [to them] in all things; not gainsaying; 9 Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them,
10 not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things. 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 hath appeared, bringing salvation to all men, 11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men.
12 instructing us, to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly and righteously and godly in this present world; 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 for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of the great God and our Saviour 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, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a people for his own possession, zealous of good works. 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 things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no man despise thee. 15 These, then, are the things you should teach. Encourage and rebuke with all authority. Do not let anyone despise you.