Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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

Let not yours be the [merely] external adorning with [elaborate] interweaving and knotting of the hair, the wearing of jewelry, or changes of 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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let their adorning not be outward with ostentatious hairdos and wearing of gold nor in composition of apparel,

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;

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;

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,

Verse Picture

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 [when they] see your respectful, pure conduct. 3 Let your adornment not be the external [kind], braiding hair and putting on gold jewelry or putting on [fine] clothing, 4 but the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable [quality] of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is highly valuable in the sight of God.


Cross References

Isaiah 3:18-24

In that day the Lord will take away the finery of the anklets and the headbands and the crescent necklaces,

Genesis 24:22

And it happened [that] as the camels finished drinking the man took a gold ring of a half shekel in weight and two bracelets for her arms, ten shekels in weight,

Genesis 24:47

Then I asked her and said, 'Whose daughter [are] you?' And she said, 'The daughter of Bethuel, son of Nahor, whom Milcah bore to him.' And I put the ring on her nose and the bracelets on her arms.

Genesis 24:53

And the servant brought out silver jewelry and gold jewelry, and garments, and he gave [them] to Rebekah. And he gave precious gifts to her brother and to her mother.

Exodus 3:22

And a woman will ask from her neighbor and from the woman dwelling as an alien in her house [for] objects of silver and objects of gold and garments, and you will put [them] on your sons and on your daughters; and you will plunder Egypt."

Exodus 32:2

And Aaron said to them, "Take off the rings of gold that [are] on the ears of your wives, your sons, and your daughters, and bring [it] to me."

Exodus 33:4

And the people heard this troubling word, and they mourned, and they each did not put their ornaments on themselves.

Exodus 35:22

And they came, the men in addition to the women, all [who were] willing of heart; they brought brooches and jewelry rings and signet rings and ornaments--every [variety] of gold object--every man who waved a wave offering of gold for Yahweh,

Exodus 38:8

And he made the basin of bronze and its stand of bronze from the mirrors of the serving women who served [at] the entrance of the tent of assembly.

2 Kings 9:30

When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard [of it], so she painted her eyes with black eye paint and adorned her head and looked through the window.

Esther 5:1

And it happened, on the third day, and Esther put on royal clothes, and she stood in the inner courtyard of the {king's palace}, opposite the {king's palace}; the king [was] sitting on his royal throne in the {throne room} opposite the doorway of the palace.

Psalm 45:9

Kings' daughters [are] among your noble ladies. The queen stands at your right hand in gold of Ophir.

Isaiah 52:1

Awake! Awake; put on your strength, Zion! Put on the garments of your beauty, Jerusalem, {holy city}! For [the] uncircumcised and [the] unclean shall not {continue to} enter you any longer.

Isaiah 61:10

I will rejoice greatly in Yahweh; my being shall shout in exultation in my God. For he has clothed me [with] garments of salvation, he has covered me [with the] robe of righteousness, as bridegroom adorns [himself] [with] a head wrap like a priest, and as bride adorns herself [with] her jewelry.

Jeremiah 2:32

Can a young woman forget her ornaments? [Or] a bride her sashes? Yet my people have forgotten me days without number.

Jeremiah 4:30

And you, devastated one, what [do] you do, that you put on crimson, that you adorn yourself [with] ornaments of gold, that you make your eyes look bigger with the eye make-up? In vain you beautify yourself. [Your] lovers reject you; they seek your life.

Ezekiel 16:7-13

Grow up; I will make you like a plant of the field." And you grew up, and you became tall and {reached full womanhood}. [Your] breasts were formed, and your hair had grown, but you [were] naked and bare.

Ezekiel 23:40

{What is worse}, they sent for men {who come} from a distant place, [to] whom a messenger [was] sent to them, and look! They came! [Men] for whom you bathed and painted your eyes, and you adorned yourself [with] an ornament.

Romans 12:2

And do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, so that you may approve what [is] the good and well-pleasing and perfect will of God.

1 Timothy 2:9-10

Likewise also the women should adorn themselves in appropriate clothing, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold jewelry or pearls or expensive clothing,

Titus 2:3-15

Older women likewise [are to be] reverent in [their] behavior, not slanderous, not enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,

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