2:1 I desire therefore, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all men:
2:2 For kings, and for all that are in high station: that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity.
2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour,
2:4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come to the knowledge of the truth.
2:5 For there is one God, and one mediator of God and men, the man Christ Jesus:
2:6 Who gave himself a redemption for all, a testimony in due times.
2:7 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher and an apostle, (I say the truth, I lie not,) a doctor of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
2:8 I will therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up pure hands, without anger and contention.
2:9 In like manner women also in decent apparel: adorning themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire,
2:10 But as it becometh women professing godliness, with good works.
2:11 Let the woman learn in silence, with all subjection.
2:12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to use authority over the man: but to be in silence.
2:13 For Adam was first formed; then Eve.
2:14 And Adam was not seduced; but the woman being seduced, was in the transgression.
2:15 Yet she shall be saved through childbearing; if she continue in faith, and love, and sanctification, with sobriety.
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