1 Timothy 2:7-9 Expanded Bible (EXB)
7 That is why I was ·chosen [appointed] to ·tell the Good News [be a herald/preacher] and to be an apostle. (I am telling the truth; I am not lying.) I was ·chosen [appointed] ·to teach the Gentiles to believe and to know the truth [or as a true and faithful teacher of the Gentiles].
8 So, I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up ·their hands in a holy manner [their hands in reverence; L holy hands], without anger and ·arguments [quarreling; disputing].
9 ·Also [Similarly; Likewise], women should wear ·proper [modest; respectable] clothes that show ·respect [modesty] and ·self-control [good sense], not using ·braided hair [elaborate hairstyles] or gold or pearls or expensive clothes.