1 Now I exhort, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men;
2 for kings, and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,
4 who wills all men to be saved, and to come to an acknowledgment of the truth.
5 For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, -the man Christ Jesus,
6 who gave himself a ransom for all; -of which the testimony is in its proper season:
7 for which I was appointed a herald and an Apostle, (I speak the truth, I do not falsify,) a teacher to the Gentiles in faith and truth.
8 I will, therefore, that the men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and disputings.
9 I like manner also, that the women adorn themselves in decent apparel, with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly raiment:
10 but (which becomes women professing godliness,) with good works.
11 Let a woman learn in silence with all submission:
12 for I do not allow a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over a man, but to be silent;
13 for Adam was first formed, then Eve.
14 Besides, Adam was not deceived: but the woman, being deceived, was in transgression.
15 However, she shall be saved through child-bearing, if they live in faith, and love, and holiness, with sobriety.