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10 Instead of these things, Christian women should be known for doing good things and living good lives.

11 Women should be quiet when they learn. They should listen to what men have to say. 12 I never let women teach men or be leaders over men. They should be quiet.

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10 but with good deeds,(A) appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

11 A woman[a] should learn in quietness and full submission.(B) 12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man;[b] she must be quiet.(C)

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  1. 1 Timothy 2:11 Or wife; also in verse 12
  2. 1 Timothy 2:12 Or over her husband