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

New Living Translation
Women should learn quietly and submissively.

English Standard Version
Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness.

Berean Study Bible
A woman must learn in quietness and full submissiveness.

Berean Literal Bible
Let a woman learn in quietness, in all submissiveness.

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

New King James Version
Let a woman learn in silence with all submission.

New American Standard Bible
A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.

NASB 1995
A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.

NASB 1977
Let a woman quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.

Amplified Bible
A woman must quietly receive instruction with all submissiveness.

Christian Standard Bible
A woman is to learn quietly with full submission.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A woman should learn in silence with full submission.

American Standard Version
Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Let women learn in silence with all submission,

Contemporary English Version
and they should learn by being quiet and paying attention.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let the woman learn in silence, with all subjection.

English Revised Version
Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.

Good News Translation
Women should learn in silence and all humility.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A woman must learn in silence, in keeping with her position.

International Standard Version
Let a woman learn with a quiet spirit, and submissively.

Literal Standard Version
Let a woman learn in quietness in all subjection,

NET Bible
A woman must learn quietly with all submissiveness.

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

Weymouth New Testament
A woman should quietly learn from others with entire submissiveness.

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,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Instructions to Women
10but with good deeds, as is proper for women who profess to worship God. 11A woman must learn in quietness and full submissiveness. 12I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; she is to remain quiet.…

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

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

Titus 2:5
to be self-controlled, pure, managers of their households, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be discredited.


Treasury of Scripture

Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

Genesis 3:16
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

Esther 1:20
And when the king's decree which he shall make shall be published throughout all his empire, (for it is great,) all the wives shall give to their husbands honour, both to great and small.

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.









(11) Let the woman learn in silence.--The thought of public ministration is still in the Apostle's mind, when he gives this injunction. The very questioning on difficult points is forbidden them at the public assembly (1Corinthians 14:35). So averse was St. Paul to anything which might mar the quiet solemnity of these meetings for prayer and praise and authoritative instruction.

This prohibition to speak publicly in assemblies for prayer and praise in the case of Christian women, was renewed in the North African Church, at the Council of Carthage, held A.D. 398. The same Council, however, specially permitted women to teach those of their own sex in private; indeed, the power to teach "ignorant and rustic women" was required as one qualification in deaconesses. The employment of deaconesses as private instructors seems to have been the custom generally in the Eastern Churches.

Verse 11. - A for the, A.V.; quietness for silence, A.V. Quietness is not so good a rendering as "silence," because the quietness here meant is silence, as appears clearly by the parallel direction in 1 Corinthians 14:34. So Acts 22:2, παρέσχον ἡσουχίαν is properly rend red in the A.V., "They kept silence." And ἡσύχασαν (Luke 14:4 and Acts 11:18) is read, red, both in the A.V. and the R.V., "They held their peace." With all subjection (ἐν πάσῃ ὑποταγῇ); as 1 Timothy 3:4. The words occur also in 2 Corinthians 9:13; Galatians 2:5. But the verb ὑποτάσσομαι is very common in the sense of "being subject." It is used of the subjection of the wife to her husband (1 Corinthians 14:34; Ephesians 5:22; Colossians 3:18; Titus 2:5; 1 Peter 3:1).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
A woman
Γυνὴ (Gynē)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1135: A woman, wife, my lady. Probably from the base of ginomai; a woman; specially, a wife.

must learn
μανθανέτω (manthanetō)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3129: Prolongation from a primary verb, another form of which, matheo, is used as an alternate in certain tenses; to learn.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

quietness
ἡσυχίᾳ (hēsychia)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 2271: Quietness, stillness, silence. Feminine of hesuchios; stillness, i.e. Desistance from bustle or language.

[and]
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

full
πάσῃ (pasē)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

submissiveness.
ὑποταγῇ (hypotagē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5292: Subjection, submission, obedience. From hupotasso; subordination.


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