What Must Be Taught to Various Groups
2:1 But speak thou the things which become sound
2:2 That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in
faith, in charity, in patience.
2:3 The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as
becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much
wine, teachers of good things;
2:4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to
love their husbands, to love their children,
2:5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient
to their own husbands, that the word of God be not
2:6 Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.
2:7 In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works:
in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
2:8 Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is
of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to
say of you.
2:9 Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters,
and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
2:10 Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that
they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all
2:11 For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath
appeared to all men,
2:12 Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly
lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in
this present world;
2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious
appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from
all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people,
zealous of good works.
2:15 These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all
authority. Let no man despise thee.