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1 Timothy 2:12

12 But I do not permit a awoman to 1teach or to assert authority over a man, but to be in 2quietness.


121 To teach here means to teach with authority, to define and decide the meaning of doctrines concerning divine truth. For a woman to teach in this way or to exercise authority over a man is to leave her position. In God's creation man was ordained to be the head, and woman to be in subjection to man (1 Cor. 11:3). In the church this ordination should be kept.