11 But refuse to enroll younger widows, for when (A)their passions draw them away from Christ, they desire to marry 12 and so incur condemnation for having abandoned their former faith. 13 Besides that, they learn to be idlers, going about from house to house, and not only idlers, but also (B)gossips and (C)busybodies, saying what they should not. 14 So I would have (D)younger widows marry, bear children, (E)manage their households, and (F)give the adversary no occasion for slander. 15 (G)For some have already strayed after Satan.

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