1 Afterward he traveled through cities and villages, proclaiming the joyful tidings of the Reign of God, being attended by the twelve,
2 and by certain women, who had been delivered from evil spirits and distempers; Mary, called Magdalene, out of whom went seven demons;
3 Joanna, wife of Chuza, Herod's steward; Susanna, and several others, who assisted him with their property.
3 That aged women, in like manner, be in deportment as becomes sacred persons-not slanderers, not enslaved to much wine, good teachers;
4 that they may persuade the young women to be lovers of their husbands, lovers of their children-
5 to be calm, chaste, careful of their families, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be defamed.
The women, in like manner, must be grave, not slanderers; but vigilant, faithful in all things.
In like manner, husbands, dwell with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife, as the weaker vessel, and as joint heirs of the favor of life, that your prayers be not hindered.
In like manner, let the wives be in subjection to their own husbands; that, indeed, if any obey not the word, they, without the word, may be won by the behavior of their wives,