Duties of the Older and Younger
1 But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for asound doctrine.
2 aOlder men are to be btemperate, dignified, sensible, csound din faith, in love, in 1perseverance.
3 Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, anot malicious gossips nor benslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,
4 so that they may 1encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,
5 to be sensible, pure, aworkers at home, kind, being bsubject to their own husbands, cso that the word of God will not be dishonored.
6 Likewise urge athe young men to be 1sensible;
7 in all things show yourself to be aan example of good deeds, with 1purity in doctrine, dignified,
8 sound in speech which is beyond reproach, so athat the opponent will be put to shame, having nothing bad to say about us.