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10 They should make themselves attractive by doing good, which is appropriate for women who claim to honor God.

11 A wife[a] should learn quietly with complete submission. 12 I don’t allow a wife[b] to teach or to control her husband.[c] Instead, she should be a quiet listener.

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  1. 1 Timothy 2:11 Or a woman
  2. 1 Timothy 2:12 Or a woman
  3. 1 Timothy 2:12 Or a man

10 but with good deeds,(A) appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

11 A woman[a] should learn in quietness and full submission.(B) 12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man;[b] she must be quiet.(C)

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  1. 1 Timothy 2:11 Or wife; also in verse 12
  2. 1 Timothy 2:12 Or over her husband

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