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1 Timothy 2 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Instructions on Prayer
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First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone,

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for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.

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This is good, and it pleases God our Savior,

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who wants everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

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For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus,

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who gave himself as a ransom for all, a testimony at the proper time.

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For this I was appointed a herald, an apostle (I am telling the truth;[fn] I am not lying), and a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

Instructions to Men and Women
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Therefore, I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or argument.

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Also, the women are to dress themselves in modest clothing, with decency and good sense, not with elaborate hairstyles, gold, pearls, or expensive apparel,

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but with good works, as is proper for women who profess to worship God.

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A woman is to learn quietly with full submission.

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I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to remain quiet.

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For Adam was formed first, then Eve.

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And Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and transgressed.

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But she will be saved through childbearing, if they continue in faith, love, and holiness, with good sense.

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For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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