Titus 2:1-8 NIV

What Must Be Taught to Various Groups

1 You must teach what is in accord with sound doctrine.1

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2 Teach the older men2 to be temperate,3 worthy of respect, self-controlled,4 and sound in faith,5 in love and in endurance.

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      3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers6 or addicted to much wine,7 but to teach what is good.

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      4 Then they can train the younger women8 to love their husbands and children,

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      5 to be self-controlled9 and pure, to be busy at home,10 to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands,11 so that no one will malign the word of God.12

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          6 Similarly, encourage the young men13 to be self-controlled.14

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              7 In everything set them an example15 by doing what is good.16 In your teaching show integrity, seriousness

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                  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.17

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