Wives, be ruled by your husbands; so that even if some of them give no attention to the word, their hearts may be changed by the behaviour of their wives,
For how may you be certain, O wife, that you will not be the cause of salvation to your husband? or you, O husband, that you may not do the same for your wife?
To the woman he said, Great will be your pain in childbirth; in sorrow will your children come to birth; still your desire will be for your husband, but he will be your master.
And if your brother does wrong to you, go, make clear to him his error between you and him in private: if he gives ear to you, you have got your brother back again.
For though I was free from all men, I made myself a servant to all, so that more might have salvation.
And before the king and the captains, Memucan gave his answer: Vashti the queen has done wrong, not only to the king, but to all the captains and to all the peoples in all the divisions of the kingdom of King Ahasuerus;
The fruit of righteousness is a tree of life, but violent behaviour takes away souls.
But praise be to God that though you were the servants of sin, you have now given yourselves freely to that form of teaching under which you were placed;
For the woman who has a husband is placed by the law under the power of her husband as long as he is living; but if her husband is dead, she is free from the law of the husband.
But they have not all given ear to the good news. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has had faith in our word?
But it is important for you to keep this fact in mind, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man, and the head of Christ is God.
Let women keep quiet in the churches: for it is not right for them to be talking; but let them be under control, as it says in the law.
Wives, be under the authority of your husbands, as of the Lord.
But do you, everyone, have love for his wife, even as for himself; and let the wife see that she has respect for her husband.
To give punishment to those who have no knowledge of God, and to those who do not give ear to the good news of our Lord Jesus:
Let a woman quietly take the place of a learner and be under authority.
That old women are to be self-respecting in behaviour, not saying evil of others, not given to taking much wine, teachers of that which is good,
And when he had been made complete, he became the giver of eternal salvation to all those who are under his orders;
By faith Abraham did as God said when he was ordered to go out into a place which was to be given to him as a heritage, and went out without knowledge of where he was going.
My brothers, if one of you has gone out of the way of the true faith and another has made him see his error,
And as you have made your souls clean, being ruled by what is true, and loving one another without deceit, see that your love is warm and from the heart:
And you husbands, give thought to your way of life with your wives, giving honour to the woman who is the feebler vessel, but who has an equal part in the heritage of the grace of life; so that you may not be kept from prayer.
For the time has come for the judging, starting with the church of God; but if it makes a start with us, what will be the end of those who are not under the rule of God?