1 Timothy 2:11
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New International Version
A woman should learn in quietness and full submission.

King James Bible
Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

Darby Bible Translation
Let a woman learn in quietness in all subjection;

World English Bible
Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.

Young's Literal Translation
Let a woman in quietness learn in all subjection,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let the woman learn in silence - This is generally supposed to be a prohibition of women's preaching. I have already said what I judge necessary on this subject in the notes on 1 Corinthians 11:5, etc., and 1 Corinthians 14:34 (note), 1 Corinthians 14:35 (note); to which places I beg leave to refer the reader.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Genesis 3:16 To the woman he said, I will greatly multiply your sorrow and your conception; in sorrow you shall bring forth children...

Esther 1:20 And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire...

1 Corinthians 11:3 But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

1 Corinthians 14:34,35 Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted to them to speak...

Ephesians 5:22-24 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord...

Colossians 3:18 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

1 Peter 3:1,5,6 Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word...

Library
Where and How to Pray
'I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands without wrath and doubting.'--1 TIM. ii. 8. The context shows that this is part of the Apostle's directory for public worship, and that, therefore, the terms of the first clause are to be taken somewhat restrictedly. They teach the duty of the male members of the Church to take public, audible part in its worship. Everywhere, therefore, must here properly be taken in the restricted signification of 'every place of Christian assembly.'
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
Text: Colossians 3, 12-17. 12 Put on therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, longsuffering; 13 forbearing one another, and forgiving each other, if any man have a complaint against any; even as the Lord forgave you, so also do ye: 14 and above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfectness. 15 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to the which also ye were called in one body; and be ye thankful. 16 Let the Word
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II

And not Without Just Cause a Doubt is Raised...
14. And not without just cause a doubt is raised, whether he said this of all married women, or of such as so many are, as that nearly all may be thought so to be. For neither doth that, which he saith of unmarried women, "She, that is unmarried, thinkest of the things of the Lord, to be holy both in body and spirit:" [1973] pertain unto all unmarried women: whereas there are certain widows who are dead, who live in delights. However, so far as regards a certain distinction and, as it were, character
St. Augustine—On the Good of Marriage

Later English Reformers
While Luther was opening a closed Bible to the people of Germany, Tyndale was impelled by the Spirit of God to do the same for England. Wycliffe's Bible had been translated from the Latin text, which contained many errors. It had never been printed, and the cost of manuscript copies was so great that few but wealthy men or nobles could procure it; and, furthermore, being strictly proscribed by the church, it had had a comparatively narrow circulation. In 1516, a year before the appearance of Luther's
Ellen Gould White—The Great Controversy

Cross References
1 Corinthians 14:34
Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says.

1 Timothy 2:10
but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.

Titus 2:5
to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.

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