1 Timothy 2:11

“Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let the woman learne in silence with all subiection:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let a woman quietly take the place of a learner and be under authority.
- Basic English Bible

Let a woman learn in quietness in all subjection;
- Darby Bible

Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.
- Webster's Bible

A woman should quietly learn from others with entire submissiveness.
- Weymouth Bible

Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.
- World English Bible

A womman lerne in silence, with al subieccioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

Let a woman in quietness learn in all subjection,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for 1 Timothy 2:11


1Ti 2:11 Let the women learn in silence. In the public worship on the Gentile churches the teaching was confined to the men. For a discussion of the reasons, see notes on 1Co 14:33-36, where the same directions are given. With all subjection. Submission to the authorized teachers of the church.

Discussion for 1 Timothy 2:11

  • Wendy hooks for verse 11
    i wish all women will obey this word of God instead of rebelling against the word they call themselves teaching all men instead allowing the men to obey God
  • Evelyn A. Rhodes for verse 11
    Such a beautiful scripture and thought of God. Another example of the beauty and sacred place of woman.

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