1 Timothy 2

Pray for All People

1First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 a  for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and b  dignified in every way. 3This is good, and c  it is pleasing in the sight of d  God our Savior, 4who desires e  all people to be saved and f  to come to g  the knowledge of the truth. 5For h  there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man
 men and  man render the same Greek word that is translated  people in verses 1 and 4
Christ Jesus,
6 j  who gave himself as a ransom for all, which is k  the testimony given l  at the proper time. 7 m  For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle ( n  I am telling the truth, I am not lying), o  a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

8I desire then that p  in every place the men should pray, q  lifting r  holy hands without anger or quarreling; 9likewise also s  that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, 10 t  but with what is proper for women who profess godlinesswith good works. 11Let a woman learn quietly u  with all submissiveness. 12 v  I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. 13 w  For Adam was formed first x  then Eve; 14and Adam was not deceived, but y  the woman was deceived and became a transgressor. 15Yet she will be saved through z  childbearingif they continue in aa  faith and love and holiness, with self-control.

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