Parallel Verses

An Understandable Version

In the same way [that Jesus was submissive], you wives should submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even though they may not obey the [Gospel] message [they have heard] they may, without your talking [to them about it],

New American Standard Bible

In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,

King James Version

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;

Holman Bible

In the same way, wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even if some disobey the Christian message, they may be won over without a message by the way their wives live

International Standard Version

In a similar way, you wives must submit yourselves to your husbands so that, even if some of them refuse to obey the word, they may be won over without a word through your conduct as wives

A Conservative Version

Likewise the wives, being subordinate to their own husbands, so that even if any are disobedient to the word, they will be gained without a word by the behavior of the wives,

American Standard Version

In like manner, ye wives, be in subjection to your won husbands; that, even if any obey not the word, they may without the word be gained by the behavior of their wives;

Amplified

In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands [subordinate, not as inferior, but out of respect for the responsibilities entrusted to husbands and their accountability to God, and so partnering with them] so that even if some do not obey the word [of God], they may be won over [to Christ] without discussion by the godly lives of their wives,

Anderson New Testament

Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they may, without the word, be won by the conduct of their wives,

Bible in Basic English

Wives, be ruled by your husbands; so that even if some of them give no attention to the word, their hearts may be changed by the behaviour of their wives,

Common New Testament

You wives, in the same way be submissive to your husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without a word by the behavior of their wives,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Let the married women be subservient to their husbands, that if they happen to disbelieve the gospel, they may be gain'd by the instructive conduct of their wives,

Darby Translation

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, that, even if any are disobedient to the word, they may be gained without the word by the conversation of the wives,

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

In like manner, let the wives be in subjection to their own husbands; that, indeed, if any obey not the word, they, without the word, may be won by the behavior of their wives,

Godbey New Testament

Likewise, ye wives, be submissive to your own husbands; in order that, if any do not believe the word, they shall be gained through the deportment of their wives, without the word;

Goodspeed New Testament

You married women, in the same way, must be submissive to your husbands, so that any who refuse to believe the message may be won over without argument through the behavior of their wives

John Wesley New Testament

In like manner, ye wives, be subject to your own husbands, that if any obey not the word, they also may, without the word, be won by the conversation of the wives,

Julia Smith Translation

Likewise, wives being subject to their own husbands; that also, if any believe not the word, by the turning back of wives might be gained without the word;

King James 2000

Likewise, you wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conduct of the wives;

Lexham Expanded Bible

In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some are disobedient to the word, they may be won over without a word by the conduct of their wives,

Modern King James verseion

Likewise, wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, so that if any do not obey the Word, they may also be won without the Word by the conduct of the wives,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Likewise, let the wives be in subjection to their husbands, that even they which believe not the word, may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives:

Moffatt New Testament

In the same way, you wives must be submissive to your husbands, so that even those who will not believe the Word may be won over without a word by the behaviour of their wives,

Montgomery New Testament

In the same way you wives must be submissive to your own husbands; so that if some of them will not believe the message, they may apart from the message be won over by the behavior of their wives,

NET Bible

In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands. Then, even if some are disobedient to the word, they will be won over without a word by the way you live,

New Heart English Bible

In like manner, wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; so that, even if any do not obey the Word, they may be won by the behavior of their wives without a word;

Noyes New Testament

In like manner, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands, that even if any obey not the word, they may without the word be won by the behavior of the wives,

Sawyer New Testament

In like manner let the women be subject to their husbands, that even if some disobey the word, they may be gained through the conduct of their wives without the word,

The Emphasized Bible

In like manner, ye wives, - submitting yourselves unto your own husbands; in order that, if any are not yielding unto the word, through their wives behaviour, they may, without the word, be won,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

LIKEWISE, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, even if some obey not the word, by their wives' conduct without the word, they may be won over;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Again, you married women should submit to your husbands, so that if any of them reject the Message, they may, apart from the Message, be won over, by the conduct of their wives,

Webster

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the deportment of the wives;

Weymouth New Testament

Married women, in the same way, be submissive to your husbands, so that even if some of them disbelieve the Message, they may, apart from the Message, be won over by the daily life of their wives, after watching your daily life--

Williams New Testament

You married women, in the same way, must be submissive to your husbands, so that, if any of them do not believe the message, they may be won over without a word through the living of the wives,

World English Bible

In the same way, wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; so that, even if any don't obey the Word, they may be won by the behavior of their wives without a word;

Worrell New Testament

In like manner, ye wives, be subject to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they may, without the word, be gained through the conduct of their wives,

Worsley New Testament

Ye women likewise, be subject to your own husbands, that if any believe not the word, they may yet without the word be gained over by the deportment of the wives,

Youngs Literal Translation

In like manner, the wives, be ye subject to your own husbands, that even if certain are disobedient to the word, through the conversation of the wives, without the word, they may be won,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὁμοίως 
Homoios 
Usage: 20

ye wives
γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

be in subjection
ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

to your own
ἴδιος 
Idios 
Usage: 96

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

obey not
ἀπειθέω 
Apeitheo 
Usage: 16

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256
Usage: 256


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

may
κερδαίνω 
Kerdaino 
gain, win, get gain, vr gain
Usage: 9

ἄνευ 
Aneu 
Usage: 2

be won
κερδαίνω 
Kerdaino 
gain, win, get gain, vr gain
Usage: 9

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Images 1 Peter 3:1

Prayers for 1 Peter 3:1

Context Readings

Wives And Husbands

1 In the same way [that Jesus was submissive], you wives should submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, even though they may not obey the [Gospel] message [they have heard] they may, without your talking [to them about it], 2 be won by observing your godly and respectful behavior.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:16

How can you know, [Christian] wife, whether or not you will [be able to] convert your husband? Or how can you know, [Christian] husband, whether or not you will [be able to] convert you wife?

Colossians 3:18

You wives should submit to your husbands, as this is proper in [the fellowship of] the Lord.

Colossians 3:18

You wives should submit to your husbands, as this is proper in [the fellowship of] the Lord.

Matthew 18:15

"And if your brother sins against you, go and show him where he wronged you, [but] keep it between just the two of you. If he listens to you [i.e., accepts your reasoning and repents], you have won your brother [back].

1 Corinthians 9:19-22

For although I am free from [being accountable to] all people, I placed myself under obligation to them [as a slave], so as to win as many as possible [to Christ].

1 Corinthians 9:19-20

For although I am free from [being accountable to] all people, I placed myself under obligation to them [as a slave], so as to win as many as possible [to Christ].

1 Corinthians 9:19

For although I am free from [being accountable to] all people, I placed myself under obligation to them [as a slave], so as to win as many as possible [to Christ].

1 Corinthians 9:19

For although I am free from [being accountable to] all people, I placed myself under obligation to them [as a slave], so as to win as many as possible [to Christ].

Romans 6:17

Thank God that you people, who were once slaves to [the practice of] sin, became obedient from [your] heart to the pattern of teaching [i.e., the Gospel message] you committed yourself to.

Romans 7:2

For a married woman is legally bound to her husband for as long as he lives. But, when he dies, she is released from the marriage contract.

Romans 10:16

But not everyone [of the Israelites] obeyed [that] good news. For Isaiah said [Isa. 53:1], "Lord, who has believed our message?"

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I want you to know that Christ is the [spiritual] head [i.e., authority] over every man; and the man is the [spiritual] head over the woman [Note: The Greek words for "woman" and "wife" are the same. "Wife" is obviously meant by the context]; and God is the head over Christ.

1 Corinthians 14:34

the women should remain quiet in the assemblies. For they are not permitted to speak [i.e., in a language supernaturally, or to prophesy], but they are to be in subjection [i.e., to male leaders. See I Tim. 2:11-12], as the law also says. [See Gen. 3:16?].

Ephesians 5:22-24

Wives, you should submit to your own husbands, as you would to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:33

However, each of you men individually should also love his own wife the way he loves himself. And the wife should respect her husband.

Colossians 4:5

Be wise in the way you live in front of outsiders [i.e., non-Christians], making the most of every opportunity.

2 Thessalonians 1:8

He will inflict punishment on those people who do not know God [as Savior], and on those who do not obey the Gospel message of our Lord Jesus.

1 Timothy 2:11-12

A woman should learn [the Scriptures] in quietness, being fully submissive.

Titus 2:3-6

Older women, likewise, should be reverent in their behavior, not slanderers, not addicted to much wine, teachers of what is good.

Hebrews 5:9

and after becoming perfectly [qualified], He became the source of never ending salvation to all those who obey Him.

Hebrews 11:8

By [having] faith, when Abraham was called [by God] to leave [his homeland] and go to a place he would later receive as an inheritance [i.e., Palestine], he obeyed God and went out, not knowing where he was going.

James 5:19-20

My brothers, if anyone among you strays away from the truth [of God's inspired message], and someone brings him back [to it],

1 Peter 1:22

[Since] you have purified your souls by [your] obedience to the truth [i.e., the Gospel message], which produces a genuine love for your brothers, [now] you should have this kind of fervent, heartfelt love for one another.

1 Peter 3:7

[You] husbands, in the same way, should live with your wives in an understanding way, recognizing their feminine nature as being physically weaker than yours, and showing special honor to them because of it. [Realize] that sharing your lives together is a gracious gift [from God]. [If you have the right relationship with them] it will help avoid problems in your prayer lives.

1 Peter 4:17

For the time has [now] come for the house of God [the church, See I Tim. 3:15] to begin receiving judgment [i.e., by undergoing persecution], and if it starts with us [Christians], what will be the [ultimate] end of people who do not obey the Gospel of God?

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