11 (A)A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness. 12 (B)But I do not allow a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet. 13 (C)For it was Adam who was first [a]created, and then Eve. 14 And it was not Adam who was deceived, but (D)the woman was [b]deceived and [c]became a wrongdoer. 15 But [d]women will be [e]preserved through [f]childbirth—if they continue in (E)faith, love, and sanctity, with moderation.

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  1. 1 Timothy 2:13 Or formed
  2. 1 Timothy 2:14 Or thoroughly deceived
  3. 1 Timothy 2:14 Lit has become
  4. 1 Timothy 2:15 Lit she
  5. 1 Timothy 2:15 Or saved
  6. 1 Timothy 2:15 Or the childbirth; or the bearing of children

Godly Living

(A)In the same way, you wives, (B)be subject to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be (C)won over without a word by the behavior of their wives,

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