1 Timothy 5:14
Good News Translation
So I would prefer that the younger widows get married, have children, and take care of their homes, so as to give our enemies no chance of speaking evil of us.

Contemporary English Version
I would prefer that young widows get married, have children, and look after their families. Then the enemy won't have any reason to say insulting things about us.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

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I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil.

I will.

1 Timothy 2:8 I will therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up pure hands, without anger and contention.

the younger.

1 Timothy 5:11 But the younger widows avoid. For when they have grown wanton in Christ, they will marry:

1 Timothy 4:3 Forbidding to marry, to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by the faithful and by them that have known the truth.

1 Corinthians 7:8,9 But I say to the unmarried and to the widows: It is good for them if they so continue, even as I. . . .

Hebrews 13:4 Marriage honourable in all, and the bed undefiled. For fornicators and adulterers God will judge.

guide.

Genesis 18:6,9 Abraham made haste into the tent to Sara, and said to her: Make haste, temper together three measures of flour, and make cakes upon the hearth. . . .

Proverbs 14:1 A wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish will pull down with her hands that also which is built.

Proverbs 31:27-29 She hath looked well on the paths of her house, and hath not eaten her bread idle. . . .

Titus 2:5 To be discreet, chaste, sober, having a care of the house, gentle, obedient to their husbands: that the word of God be not blasphemed.

*Gr:

give.

1 Timothy 6:1 Whosoever are servants under the yoke, let them count their masters worthy of all honour; lest the name of the Lord and his doctrine be blasphemed.

2 Samuel 12:14 Nevertheless, because thou hast given occasion to the enemies of the Lord to blaspheme, for this thing, the child that is born to thee, shall surely die.

Daniel 6:4 And the king thought to set him over all the kingdom; whereupon the princes, and the governors, sought to find occasion against Daniel, with regard to the king: and they could find no cause, nor suspicion, because he was faithful, and no fault, nor suspicion was found in him.

Romans 14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more. But judge this rather, that you put not a stumblingblock or a scandal in your brother's way.

2 Corinthians 11:12 But what I do, that I will do: that I may cut off the occasion from them that desire occasion: that wherein they glory, they may be found even as we.

Titus 2:5,8 To be discreet, chaste, sober, having a care of the house, gentle, obedient to their husbands: that the word of God be not blasphemed. . . .

1 Peter 4:14,15 If you be reproached for the name of Christ, you shall be blessed: for that which is of the honour, glory and power of God, and that which is his Spirit resteth upon you. . . .

to speak reproachfully.

Luke 23:35-41 And the people stood beholding. And the rulers with them derided him, saying: He saved others: let him save himself, if he be Christ, the elect of God. . . .

Context
Support for Widows
13And withal being idle they learn to go about from house to house: and are not only idle, but tattlers also and busy bodies, speaking things which they ought not. 14I will, therefore, that the younger should marry, bear children, be mistresses of families, give no occasion to the adversary to speak evil. 15For some are already turned aside after Satan.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 7:9
But if they do not contain themselves, let them marry. For it is better to marry than to be burnt.

1 Timothy 2:8
I will therefore that men pray in every place, lifting up pure hands, without anger and contention.

1 Timothy 4:3
Forbidding to marry, to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving by the faithful and by them that have known the truth.

1 Timothy 6:1
Whosoever are servants under the yoke, let them count their masters worthy of all honour; lest the name of the Lord and his doctrine be blasphemed.

Titus 2:5
To be discreet, chaste, sober, having a care of the house, gentle, obedient to their husbands: that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Additional Translations
So I advise the younger widows to marry, have children, and manage their households, denying the adversary occasion for slander.

Therefore I want the younger ones to marry, to bear children, to manage their households, to give the one opposing no occasion on account of reproach.

I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, give no occasion to the adversary for reviling:

I will therefore that the younger marry, bear children, rule the house, give no occasion to the adversary in respect of reproach.

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, give none occasion to the adversary for reviling:

I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

I would therefore have the younger women marry, bear children, rule in domestic matters, and furnish the Adversary with no excuse for slander.

I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.

I wish, therefore, younger ones to marry, to bear children, to be mistress of the house, to give no occasion to the opposer to reviling;
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