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First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for everyone,
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for kings and all those who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
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This is good, and it pleases God our Savior,
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who wants everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
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For there is one God and one mediator between God and man, a man, Christ Jesus,
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who gave Himself-- a ransom for all, a testimony at the proper time.
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For this I was appointed a herald, an apostle (I am telling the truth; I am not lying), and a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
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Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or argument.
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Also, the women are to dress themselves in modest clothing, with decency and good sense; not with elaborate hairstyles, gold, pearls, or expensive apparel,
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but with good works, as is proper for women who affirm that they worship God.
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A woman should learn in silence with full submission.
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I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to be silent.
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For Adam was created first, then Eve.
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And Adam was not deceived, but the woman was deceived and transgressed.
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But she will be saved through childbearing, if she continues in faith, love, and holiness, with good sense.