12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man;a she must be quiet.

Read 1 Timothy 2:12 Using Other Translations

But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet.
I do not let women teach men or have authority over them. Let them listen quietly.