Pray for All People

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, (A)for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and (B)dignified in every way. This is good, and (C)it is pleasing in the sight of (D)God our Savior,

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I desire then that (A)in every place the men should pray, (B)lifting (C)holy hands without anger or quarreling; likewise also (D)that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, 10 (E)but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works. 11 Let a woman learn quietly (F)with all submissiveness.

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16 Otherwise, if you give thanks with your spirit, how can anyone in the position of an outsider[a] say (A)“Amen” to (B)your thanksgiving when he does not know what you are saying?

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Corinthians 14:16 Or of him that is without gifts

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