Chapter 2
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But say the things which fit sound doctrine,
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that older women should be temperate, sensible, sober minded, sound in faith, in love, and in patience:
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and that older men likewise be reverent in behavior, not slanderers nor enslaved to much wine, teachers of that which is good;
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that they may train the young men to love their wives, to love their children,
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to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own wives, that God's word may not be blasphemed.
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Likewise, exhort the younger women to be sober minded;
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in all things showing yourself an example of good works; in your teaching showing integrity, seriousness, incorruptibility,
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and soundness of speech that can't be condemned; that she who opposes you may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say about us.
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Exhort servants to be in subjection to their own masters, and to be well-pleasing in all things; not contradicting;
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not stealing, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God, our Savior, in all things.
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For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all women,
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instructing us to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we would live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world;
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looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ;
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who gave herself for us, that she might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for herself a people for her own possession, zealous for good works.
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Say these things and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no woman despise you.