14I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that,
15if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.
16Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of godliness: He5 was manifested in the flesh, vindicated6 by the Spirit,7 seen by angels, proclaimed among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory.
1 Or bishop; Greek episkopos; a similar term occurs in verse 1
2 Or a man of one woman; also verse 12
3 Or devious in speech
4 Or Wives, likewise, must, or Women, likewise, must