Aged women likewise be reverent in behavior, not slanderous, not enslaved to much wine, teachers of what is good,
Helpers likewise, be honorable, not double-tongued, not attending to much wine, not greedy of base gain,
The wives likewise, be honorable, not slanderous, without wine, faithful in all things.
And similarly, the women to adorn themselves in disciplined decorum, with reverence and sobriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive apparel,
so that ye may welcome her in Lord worthily of the sanctified, and that ye provide for her in whatever matter she may have need of you, for she also became a helper of many, and of me myself.
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or greed, shall not even be named among you as befits the sanctified,
But the real widow, and made alone, has hoped in God, and continues in entreaties and prayers night and day.
No longer drink water, but use a little wine because of thy stomach and thy frequent weaknesses.
For the overseer must be blameless as a steward of God, not self-willed, not prone to angry, not a drunkard, not a fighter, not greedy of base gain,
so that they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
For also men who ought to be teachers because of the time, ye have need again for some man to teach you the rudiments of the beginning of the oracles of God, and have become men who have need of milk, and not of solid food.
Of which let it not be the outward world of braiding of hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on apparel,
Nevertheless, I have against thee that thou tolerate thy woman Jezebel. She calls herself a prophetess, and teaches and leads astray my bondmen to fornicate, and to eat idol sacrifices.