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1 Timothy 2 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Instructions on Worship

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:1 - I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:2 - for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:3 - This is good, and pleases God our Savior,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:4 - who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:5 - For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:6 - who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:7 - And for this purpose I was appointed a herald and an apostle—I am telling the truth, I am not lying—and a true and faithful teacher of the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:8 - Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or disputing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:9 - I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:10 - but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:11 - A woman[fn] should learn in quietness and full submission.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:12 - I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man;[fn] she must be quiet.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:13 - For Adam was formed first, then Eve.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:14 - And Adam was not the one deceived; it was the woman who was deceived and became a sinner.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:15 - But women[fn] will be saved through childbearing—if they continue in faith, love and holiness with propriety.
NIV Footnotes
Or wife; also in verse 12
Or over her husband
Greek she

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