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1 Timothy 2:12–13

12 aBut I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.

13 aFor it was Adam who was first 1created, and then Eve.

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1 Timothy 2:12–13 — The New International Version (NIV)

12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to assume authority over a man; she must be quiet. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve.

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — English Standard Version (ESV)

12 I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve;

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — New Living Translation (NLT)

12 I do not let women teach men or have authority over them. Let them listen quietly. 13 For God made Adam first, and afterward he made Eve.

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

12 And I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man, but to be in silence. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve.

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — New Century Version (NCV)

12 But I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man, but to listen quietly, 13 because Adam was formed first and then Eve.

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — American Standard Version (ASV)

12 But I permit not a woman to teach, nor to have dominion over a man, but to be in quietness. 13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve;

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

12 but I do not suffer a woman to teach nor to exercise authority over man, but to be in quietness; 13 for Adam was formed first, then Eve:

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

12 I don’t allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man. Instead, she should be quiet. 13 After all, Adam was formed first, then Eve.

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

12 I do not allow a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; instead, she is to be silent. 13 For Adam was created first, then Eve.

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 I permit no woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she is to keep silent. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve;

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

12 But I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet. 13 For Adam was formed first, then Eve,

1 Timothy 2:12–13 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

12 I do not let women teach. I do not let them have authority over men. They must be quiet.

13 Adam was made first. Then Eve was made.


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