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1 Timothy 2 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Exhortation to Prayer

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:1 -

First of all, then, I exhort that petitions and prayers, requests and thanksgivings, be made for all men,

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:2 - for kings and all who are in [fn]authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and [fn]dignity.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:3 - This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:4 - who desires all men to be saved and to come to the [fn]full knowledge of the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:5 - For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:6 - who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the witness for [fn]this proper time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:7 - For this I was appointed a [fn]preacher and an apostle (I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:8 -

Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension.

Instructions for Women

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:9 - Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, with modesty and self-restraint, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly clothing,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:10 - but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women professing godliness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:11 - A woman must learn in quietness, in all submission.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:12 - But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:13 - For it was Adam who was first formed, and then Eve.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:14 - And it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being deceived, [fn]fell into trespass.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:15 - But she will be [fn]saved through the bearing of children, if they continue in faith and love and sanctification with self-restraint.
LSB Footnotes
Or a high position
Or seriousness
Or recognition
Lit its own times
Or herald
Lit has come
Or vindicated, cf. 4:16

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