2 But speak thou the things which become asound doctrine: 2 That bthe aged men be ||csober, dgrave, etemperate, afsound in gfaith, in gcharity, in gpatience. 3 hThe aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh ||holiness, not ||ifalse accusers, knot given to much wine, teachers of good things; 4 That they may teach the young women to be ||lsober, to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 To be lediscreet, chaste, mkeepers at home, good, nobedient to their own husbands, that othe word of God be not blasphemed. 6 ooYoung men likewise exhort lpto be ||sober minded. 7 qIn all things shewing thyself ra pattern of good works: in sdoctrine shewing uncorruptness, dgravity, tsincerity, 8 uSound speech, that cannot be condemned; vthat he that is of the contrary part wmay be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you. 9 Exhort xservants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not ||answering again; 10 Not ypurloining, but shewing all good fidelity; zthat they may adorn athe doctrine of bGod our Saviour in all things. 11 For cthe grace of God ||that dbringeth salvation ehath appeared fto all men, 12 Teaching us that, gdenying ungodliness and hworldly lusts, we should live isoberly, righteously, and godly, in kthis present world; 13 lLooking for that blessed mhope, and nthe glorious nnappearing of othe great ooGod and our Saviour Jesus Christ; 14 pWho gave himself for us, qthat he might redeem us from all iniquity, and rpurify unto himself sa peculiar people, tzealous of good works. 15 These things speak, and uexhort, and xrebuke with all authority. yLet no man despise thee.
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