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1 Timothy 2:11

    1 Timothy 2:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let a woman quietly take the place of a learner and be under authority.

    Webster's Revision

    Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.

    World English Bible

    Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let a woman learn in quietness with all subjection.

    Definitions for 1 Timothy 2:11

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Timothy 2:11

    Let the woman learn in silence - This is generally supposed to be a prohibition of women's preaching. I have already said what I judge necessary on this subject in the notes on 1 Corinthians 11:5, etc., and 1 Corinthians 14:34 (note), 1 Corinthians 14:35 (note); to which places I beg leave to refer the reader.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Timothy 2:11

    Let the woman learn in silence - Listen attentively to instruction, without attempting to teach in public; see the notes on 1 Corinthians 14:35.

    With all subjection - With due subjection to those who are in authority, and who are appointed to minister in holy things; notes, 1 Corinthians 14:34.