10 But (as becometh women that profess the fear of God) with good works.

11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

12 (A)I permit not a woman to teach, [a]neither to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

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  1. 1 Timothy 2:12 The first argument, why it is not lawful for women to teach in the Congregation, because by this means they should be placed above men, for they should be their masters: which is against God’s ordinance.
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