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10 but, as becometh women professing godliness, with good works.

11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

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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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Footnotes

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

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