Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Whose outside let it not be of the interweaving of hairs, and of putting round of gold, or of putting on of garments, the arrangement;

New American Standard Bible

Your adornment must not be merely external—braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;

King James Version

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;

Holman Bible

Your beauty should not consist of outward things like elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold ornaments or fine clothes.

International Standard Version

Your beauty should not be an external one, consisting of braided hair or the wearing of gold ornaments and dresses.

A Conservative Version

Of which let it not be the outward world of braiding of hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on apparel,

American Standard Version

Whose adorning let it not be the outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on apparel;

Amplified

Your adornment must not be merely external—with interweaving and elaborate knotting of the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or [being superficially preoccupied with] dressing in expensive clothes;

An Understandable Version

Do not let your [adornment] be [the decorations] of the physical body, such as elaborate hair-dos, the wearing of golden [jewelry] and the wearing of [stunning] outfits.

Anderson New Testament

Let not your adorning be that which is outward, which consists in plaiting the hair, and wearing gold, and putting on apparel:

Bible in Basic English

Do not let your ornaments be those of the body such as dressing of the hair, or putting on of jewels of gold or fair clothing;

Common New Testament

Your adornment must not be merely outwardbraiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on fine clothing;

Daniel Mace New Testament

let their ornament consist, not in what is external, in curling the hair, in appendages of gold, or finery of dress;

Darby Translation

whose adorning let it not be that outward one of tressing of hair, and wearing gold, or putting on apparel;

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

whose adorning, let it not be that which is external-the plaiting of hair, trinkets of gold, or finery of dress;

Godbey New Testament

whose beauty, let it not be the external beauty of braiding the hairs, and wearing golds, or putting on of outer garments;

Goodspeed New Testament

You must not adopt the external attractions of arranging the hair and wearing jewelry and dress;

John Wesley New Testament

Whose adorning let it not be the outward adorning of curling the hair, and of wearing gold, or of putting on apparel, But the hidden man of the heart,

King James 2000

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let your adornment not be the external [kind], braiding hair and putting on gold jewelry or putting on [fine] clothing,

Modern King James verseion

Of whom let not be the adorning of garments, or outward braiding of hair and wearing of gold, or of putting on clothing,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Whose apparel shall not be outward with broided hair, and hanging on of gold, other in putting on of gorgeous apparel:

Moffatt New Testament

You are not to adorn yourselves on the outside with braids of hair and ornaments of gold and changes of dress,

Montgomery New Testament

Your adornment ought not to be the outward adornment of plaited hair and golden jewels and the wearing of beautiful dresses;

NET Bible

Let your beauty not be external -- the braiding of hair and wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes --

New Heart English Bible

Let your beauty be not just the outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on fine clothing;

Noyes New Testament

Whose adorning, let it not be the out yard adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel;

Sawyer New Testament

Whose ornament let it not be the external [ornament] of braided hair and the putting on of chains of gold or of clothing,

The Emphasized Bible

Whose adorning, let it be - not the outward, of plaiting the hair and wearing golden ornaments, or putting on of apparel,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Whose adorning let it not be that exterior one of braided locks, and golden trimmings, and dresses put on with nicety;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Yours should be, not the external adornment of the arrangement of the hair, the wearing of jewelry, or the putting on of dresses,

Webster

Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing gold, or of putting on apparel;

Weymouth New Testament

Your adornment ought not to be a merely outward thing--one of plaiting the hair, putting on jewelry, or wearing beautiful dresses.

Williams New Testament

Your adornments must be not of an external nature, with braids of hair or ornaments of gold, or changes of dress,

World English Bible

Let your beauty be not just the outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on fine clothing;

Worrell New Testament

whose adorning, let it not be the outward one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel;

Worsley New Testament

Whose adorning, let it not be that without, of plaiting the hair, and putting on of gold, or wearing fine clothes;

Youngs Literal Translation

whose adorning -- let it not be that which is outward, of plaiting of hair, and of putting around of things of gold, or of putting on of garments,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

let it
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
let be, be, not tr
Usage: 10

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

be
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
let be, be, not tr
Usage: 10

ἔξωθεν 
Exothen 
Usage: 4

ἐμπλοκή 
Emploke 
Usage: 1

the hair
θρίξ τριχός 
Thrix 
Usage: 10

and

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

of wearing
περίθεσις 
Perithesis 
Usage: 1

of gold
χρυσίον 
Chrusion 
Usage: 8

or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

of putting on
ἔνδυσις 
Endusis 
put on
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 3:3

References

Images 1 Peter 3:3

Prayers for 1 Peter 3:3

Context Readings

Wives And Husbands

2 Having beheld in fear your pure turning back. 3 Whose outside let it not be of the interweaving of hairs, and of putting round of gold, or of putting on of garments, the arrangement; 4 But the hidden man of the heart, in the uncorruptedness of a mild and quiet spirit, which is before God of great price.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:18-24

In that day Jehovah will turn away the ornament of the ankle bands, and the inter-weavings, and the crescents,

Genesis 24:22

And it shall be when the camels finished drinking, and the man will take a gold ring of half a shekel, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels of gold.

Genesis 24:47

And I shall ask her and say., Whose daughter thou? And she will say, The daughter of Bethuel, son of Nahor, whom Milcah brought forth to him: and I shall place the ring upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands.

Genesis 24:53

And the servant will bring forth silver vessels, and gold vessels, and garments, and he will give to Rebekah; and giving precious things to her brother and to her mother.

Exodus 3:22

And a woman asked of her neighbor, and of her sojourning in her house, vessels of silver and vessels of gold, and clothing; and put upon your sons and upon your daughters; and ye stripped the Egyptians.

Exodus 32:2

And Aaron will say to them, Break off the gold ear-rings which are in the ears of your wives, your sons and your daughters, and bring to me.

Exodus 33:4

And the people will hear this evil word, and they will mourn: and they put not each his ornaments upon him.

Exodus 35:22

And they will come, the men with the women, all of a willing heart, they brought rings, and ear-rings, and seals, and globules of gold, all vessels of gold: and every man who lifted up a waving of gold to Jehovah.

Exodus 38:8

And he will make the wash-basin of brass, and its foot of brass, in the sight of those coming who came to the door of the tent of appointment

2 Kings 9:30

And Jehu will come to Jezreel, and Jezebel heard, and she will put her eyes in paint, and do her head good, and she will look through the window.

Esther 5:1

{ And it will be in the third day, Esther will put on dominion, and she will stand in the enclosure of the king's house, the interior before the king's house: and the king will sit upon the throne of his kingdom, in the house of the kingdom, before the door of the house.}

Psalm 45:9

King's daughters among thy beautiful ones: the queen stood at thy right hand, in gold of Ophir.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Zion; put on the garments of thy glory, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for the uncircumcised shall no more add to come into thee, and the unclean.

Isaiah 61:10

Rejoicing, I will rejoice in Jehovah, my soul shall exult in my God, for he put upon me the garments of salvation, and he clothed me with a robe of justice, as a bridegroom will be a priest with a turban, and as a bride will be adorned with her dress.

Jeremiah 2:32

Will a virgin forget her ornaments, or a bride her girdles? and my people forgat me days of no numbering.

Jeremiah 4:30

And thou being laid waste, what wilt thou do? If thou shalt put on scarlet, if thou shalt adorn thee with ornaments of gold, if thou shalt rend thine eyes with paint, in vain shalt thou beautify thyself: the lovers despised thee; they will Seek thy soul.

Ezekiel 16:7-13

I gave thee ten thousand as the sprout of the field, and thou shalt be multiplied and enlarged, and come into ornament of ornaments: the breasts were set, and thy hair sprang up, and thou wert naked and nakedness.

Ezekiel 23:40

And also that ye will send to men coming from far off, whom a messenger was sent to them, and behold, they came: for whom thou didst wash, thou paintedst thine eyes, and thou didst deck with ornaments.

Romans 12:2

And be ye not conformed to this life, but be transformed by the renovation of your mind, for you to prove what the good, and the pleasing, and the perfected will of God.

1 Timothy 2:9-10

And likewise the women in well-arranged simplicity, with modesty and discretion, arrange themselves; not in tresses, or gold, or pearls, or expensive clothing;

Titus 2:3-15

The aged women likewise, becoming holy in a serene state of mind, not accusers, not slaves to much wine, teachers of good;

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