I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men;
2 aFor kings, and bfor all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
3 For this is cgood and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour;
4 dWho will have all men to be saved, eand to come unto the knowledge 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, to be testified fin due time.
7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity. 8 I will therefore that men pray gevery where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting. 9 In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array; 10 But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works. 11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. 12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. 13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve. 14 And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression. 15 Notwithstanding she shall be hsaved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.
1 Timothy 3