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I desire, then, that in every place the men should pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or argument, also that the women should dress themselves in moderate clothing with reverence and self-control, not with their hair braided or with gold, pearls, or expensive clothes, 10 but with good works, as is proper for women who profess reverence for God. 11 Let a woman[a] learn in silence with full submission. 12 I do not permit a woman[b] to teach or to have authority over a man;[c] she is to keep silent. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve,(A) 14 and Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and became a transgressor.(B) 15 Yet she will be saved through childbearing, provided they continue in faith and love and holiness, with self-control.

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  1. 2.11 Or wife
  2. 2.12 Or wife
  3. 2.12 Or her husband