New International Version
but with good deeds, appropriate for women who profess to worship God.
King James Bible
But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
Darby Bible Translation
but, what becomes women making profession of the fear of God, by good works.
World English Bible
but (which becomes women professing godliness) with good works.
Young's Literal Translation
but -- which becometh women professing godly piety -- through good works.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But (which becometh, etc. - That is: Good works are the only ornaments with which women professing Christianity should seek to be adorned. The Jewish matrons were accustomed to cry to the bride: "There is no need of paint, no need of antimony, no need of braided hair; she herself is most beautiful." The eastern women use a preparation of antimony, which they apply both to the eyes and eyelids, and by which the eye itself acquires a wonderful lustre.
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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
She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.
1 Timothy 2:9
I also want the women to dress modestly, with decency and propriety, adorning themselves, not with elaborate hairstyles or gold or pearls or expensive clothes,
1 Timothy 2:11
A woman should learn in quietness and full submission.
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