2:1 But speak thou the things which become sound doctrine: 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 behavior 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 blasphemed. 2:6 Young men likewise exhort to be sober-minded. 2:7 In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine [showing] incorruptness, 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 concerning you. 2:9 [Exhort] servants to be obedient to their own masters, [and] to please [them] well in all [things]; not answering again; 2:10 Not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things. 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 piously, in this present world; 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God, and our Savior Jesus Christ; 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to 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.