Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

when they see how pure and reverent you are.

New American Standard Bible

as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior.

King James Version

While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.

Holman Bible

when they observe your pure, reverent lives.

International Standard Version

when they see your pure and reverent lives.

A Conservative Version

observing, in fear, your pure behavior.

American Standard Version

beholding your chaste behavior coupled with fear.


when they see your modest and respectful behavior [together with your devotion and appreciation—love your husband, encourage him, and enjoy him as a blessing from God].

An Understandable Version

be won by observing your godly and respectful behavior.

Anderson New Testament

by observing your blameless and reverential conduct.

Bible in Basic English

When they see your holy behaviour in the fear of God.

Common New Testament

when they see your chaste and respectful behavior.

Daniel Mace New Testament

by observing the religious chastity of their manners.

Darby Translation

having witnessed your pure conversation carried out in fear;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

(when they behold you chaste behavior, joined with reverence:)

Godbey New Testament

beholding your chaste deportment which is with reverence:

Goodspeed New Testament

when they see how chaste and submissive you are.

John Wesley New Testament

Beholding your chaste conversation joined with fear:

Julia Smith Translation

Having beheld in fear your pure turning back.

King James 2000

While they behold your chaste behavior coupled with fear.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[when they] see your respectful, pure conduct.

Modern King James verseion

having witnessed your chaste behavior in the fear of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

while they behold your pure conversation coupled with fear.

Moffatt New Testament

when they see how chaste and reverent you are.

NET Bible

when they see your pure and reverent conduct.

New Heart English Bible

seeing your pure behavior in fear.

Noyes New Testament

when they behold your chaste behavior coupled with fear.

Sawyer New Testament

seeing your pure mode of life in the fear [of God].

The Emphasized Bible

Having been permitted to behold your reverently chaste behaviour, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

being eye-witnesses of your chaste behaviour with timidity.

Twentieth Century New Testament

as they watch your submissive and blameless conduct.


While they behold your chaste manner of life coupled with fear.

Weymouth New Testament

so full of reverence, and so blameless!

Williams New Testament

when they see how chaste and respectful you are.

World English Bible

seeing your pure behavior in fear.

Worrell New Testament

having beheld your chaste conduct mingled with fear:

Worsley New Testament

beholding your chaste conversation in the fear of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

having beheld your pure behaviour in fear,


Root Form
Usage: 2

your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Usage: 8

Usage: 13

coupled with
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128


Context Readings

Wives And Husbands

1 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, 2 when they see how pure and reverent you are. 3 Your adornment ought not to be the outward adornment of plaited hair and golden jewels and the wearing of beautiful dresses;

Cross References

Ephesians 5:33

But as for you individually, you must each one of you love his own wife exactly as if she were yourself; and the wife, on her part, should reverence her husband.

Ephesians 6:5

Slaves, be obedient to those who are your earthly masters, with reverence and humility, in singleness of heart as if to Christ himself;

Philippians 1:27

Only do lead lives worthy of the gospel of Christ; so that whether I come to see you or hear reports concerning you in my absence, I may know that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one soul, enlisted in a common struggle for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 3:20

But commonwealth is in heaven; and it is from heaven also that we are anxiously awaiting a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ,

Colossians 3:22

Slaves, obey in all things your earthly masters, not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of purpose, out of reverence for your Lord.

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise you on account of your youth, but become an example for the faithful in word, in life, in love, in faith, in purity.

1 Peter 1:15

but become yourselves holy in your whole manner of living, as He who has called you is holy,

1 Peter 2:12

Let your manner of life before the Gentiles be honest; so that, although they are now slandering you as evil-doers, they may, by beholding your noble conduct, come to glorify God, in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 3:5-6

For in this way in the olden time the holy women also, who put their trust in God, used to adorn themselves. They were ever in submission to their own husbands;

1 Peter 3:15-16

But consecrate Christ in your hearts, as Lord. Be always in readiness to make and answer to any one who asks you a reason for the hope that is within you, yet with gentleness and reverence.

2 Peter 3:11

Now since all things are in the process of dissolution, what kind of men ought you to be, in all holy living and piety;

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