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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CommentaryClarke'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.
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'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.' …
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Later English Reformers
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.
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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