1 Timothy 2
Pray for All People1First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, 2 afor kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and bdignified in every way. 3This is good, and cit is pleasing in the sight of dGod our Savior, 4who desires eall people to be saved and fto come to gthe knowledge of the truth. 5For hthere 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 4Christ Jesus, 6 jwho gave himself as a ransom for all, which is kthe testimony given lat the proper time. 7 mFor this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle ( nI am telling the truth, I am not lying), oa teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth. 8I desire then that pin every place the men should pray, qlifting rholy hands without anger or quarreling; 9likewise also sthat women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, 10 tbut with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works. 11Let a woman learn quietly uwith all submissiveness. 12 vI do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. 13 wFor Adam was formed first xthen Eve; 14and Adam was not deceived, but ythe woman was deceived and became a transgressor. 15Yet she will be saved through zchildbearing—if they continue in aafaith and love and holiness, with self-control.
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