2 But as for you, speak the things which are proper for sound doctrine: 2 that the older men be sober, reverent, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience; 3 the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things—4 that they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 to be discreet, chaste, ahomemakers, good, bobedient to their own husbands, cthat the word of God may not be blasphemed.
6 Likewise, exhort the young men to be sober-minded, 7 in all things showing yourself to be da pattern of good works; in doctrine showing integrity, reverence, eincorruptibility, 8 1sound speech that cannot be condemned, that one who is an opponent may be ashamed, having nothing evil to say of 2you.
9 Exhort fbondservants to be obedient to their own masters, to be well pleasing in all things, not answering back, 10 not 3pilfering, but showing all good 4fidelity, that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.
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