Parallel Verses

Goodspeed New Testament

yours must be the inner beauty of character, the imperishable attraction of a quiet and gentle spirit, which has great value in the sight of God.

New American Standard Bible

but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in the sight of God.

King James Version

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Holman Bible

Instead, it should consist of what is inside the heart with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very valuable in God’s eyes.

International Standard Version

Instead, it should be the inner disposition of the heart, consisting in the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which God values greatly.

A Conservative Version

but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible, of the meek and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.

American Standard Version

but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible apparel of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Amplified

but let it be [the inner beauty of] the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality and unfading charm of a gentle and peaceful spirit, [one that is calm and self-controlled, not overanxious, but serene and spiritually mature] which is very precious in the sight of God.

An Understandable Version

But [the kind of adornment you should display is] that of the inner person, with its enduring qualities of a meek and calm spirit, which are extremely valuable in God's eyes.

Anderson New Testament

but let it be the hidden man of the heart, adorned with the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which, in the sight of God, is of great price.

Bible in Basic English

But let them be those of the unseen man of the heart, the ever-shining ornament of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great price in the eyes of God.

Common New Testament

but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in God's sight.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but in the internal qualities of the mind, in that purity, in that mild and dispassionate temper, which is so acceptable to the divine being.

Darby Translation

but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

but-the hidden man of the heart, with the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which, in the sight of God, is of great value.

Godbey New Testament

but let their beauty be the hidden man of the heart, in the purity of the meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is perfection complete.

John Wesley New Testament

in the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price.

Julia Smith Translation

But the hidden man of the heart, in the uncorruptedness of a mild and quiet spirit, which is before God of great price.

King James 2000

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, the meek and quiet spirit, which is of great price in the sight of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but let the hid man of the heart be uncorrupt, with a meek and a quiet spirit, which spirit is, before God, a thing much set by.

Moffatt New Testament

but inside, in the heart, with the immortal beauty of a gentle and modest spirit, which in the sight of God is of rare value.

Montgomery New Testament

but rather that hidden personality of the heart, the imperishable ornament of a quiet and gentle spirit, which in the sight of God is indeed precious.

NET Bible

but the inner person of the heart, the lasting beauty of a gentle and tranquil spirit, which is precious in God's sight.

New Heart English Bible

but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God very precious.

Noyes New Testament

but the hidden man of the heart, in that which is imperishable, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Sawyer New Testament

but let the hidden man of the heart be adorned with the imperishable [ornaments] of a meek and quiet spirit, which are of great price before God.

The Emphasized Bible

But the hidden character, of the heart, - in the incorruptible ornament of the quiet, and meek, spirit, which is, in presence of God, of great price.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but let it be the hidden man of the heart, with that incorruptible ornament of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God highly valuable.

Twentieth Century New Testament

but the inner life with the imperishable beauty of a quiet and gentle spirit; for this is very precious in God's sight.

Webster

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Weymouth New Testament

Instead of that, it should be a new nature within--the imperishable ornament of a gentle and peaceful spirit, which is indeed precious in the sight of God.

Williams New Testament

but they must be of an internal nature, the character concealed in the heart, in the imperishable quality of a quiet and gentle spirit, which is of great value in the sight of God.

World English Bible

but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God very precious.

Worrell New Testament

but let it be the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible apparel of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price.

Worsley New Testament

but the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

Youngs Literal Translation

but -- the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptible thing of the meek and quiet spirit, which is, before God, of great price,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

let it be the hidden
κρυπτός 
Kruptos 
Usage: 8

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

of the heart
καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἄφθαρτος 
Aphthartos 
Usage: 7

even the ornament of a meek
πραΰ́ς 
Praus 
Usage: 2

and

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

ἡσύχιος 
hesuchios 
Usage: 2

πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

in the sight
ἐνώπιον 
Enopion 
before, in the sight of, in the presence of, in sight, in presence, to, not tr
Usage: 78

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

Devotionals

Devotionals about 1 Peter 3:4

References

Images 1 Peter 3:4

Prayers for 1 Peter 3:4

Context Readings

Wives And Husbands

3 You must not adopt the external attractions of arranging the hair and wearing jewelry and dress; 4 yours must be the inner beauty of character, the imperishable attraction of a quiet and gentle spirit, which has great value in the sight of God. 5 It was in that way in ancient times that those pious women who set their hopes on God made themselves attractive. They were submissive to their husbands,


Cross References

Romans 7:22

My inner nature agrees with the divine law,

Romans 7:22

My inner nature agrees with the divine law,

Romans 2:29

The real Jew is the man who is one inwardly, and real circumcision is a matter of the heart, a spiritual, not a literal, thing. Such a man receives his praise not from men, but from God.

Romans 2:29

The real Jew is the man who is one inwardly, and real circumcision is a matter of the heart, a spiritual, not a literal, thing. Such a man receives his praise not from men, but from God.

Matthew 11:29

Let my yoke be put upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble-minded, and your hearts will find rest,

2 Corinthians 4:16

So I never lose heart. Though my outer nature is wasting away, my inner is being renewed every day.

Ephesians 4:2

with perfect humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another lovingly.

Colossians 3:12

As persons chosen by God, then, consecrated and dearly loved, you must clothe yourselves with tenderness of heart, kindness, humility, gentleness, forbearance.

1 Thessalonians 4:11

in striving to live quietly and mind your own affairs, and work with your hands, as we directed you,

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2-11

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Titus 3:2

to abuse nobody, to be peaceable and reasonable, showing perfect gentleness to everyone.

Matthew 5:5

"Blessed are the humble-minded, for they will possess the land!

Matthew 21:5

"Tell the daughter of Zion, 'Here is your king coming to you, Gentle, and riding on an ass, And on the foal of a beast of burden.' "

Matthew 23:26

You blind Pharisee! You must first clean the inside of the cup and the dish, so that the outside may be clean too.

Luke 11:40

You fools! Did not the Creator of the outside make the inside too?

Luke 16:15

And he said to them, "You are the men who parade your uprightness before people, but God knows your hearts. For what men consider great is detestable in the sight of God.

Romans 6:6

for we know that our old self was crucified with him, to do away with our sinful body, so that we might not be enslaved to sin any longer,

2 Corinthians 10:1

I appeal to you personally, by the gentleness and forbearance of Christ??he Paul who is so humble when face to face with you, but so bold in dealing with you when he is far away!

Galatians 5:23

gentleness, self-control. There is no law against such things!

Ephesians 4:22-24

You must lay aside with your former habits your old self which is going to ruin through its deceptive passions.

Colossians 3:3

For you have died, and your life now lies hidden with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:9-10

You must not lie to one another. For you have stripped off your old self with its ways

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now with the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such people to keep quiet and do their work and earn their own living.

1 Timothy 2:2

for emperors and all who are in authority, so that we may live tranquil, quiet lives, with perfect piety and probity.

2 Timothy 2:25

correcting his opponents with gentleness; for God may possibly let them repent and acknowledge the truth,

James 1:21

So strip yourselves of everything that soils you, and of every evil growth, and in a humble spirit let the message that has the power to save your souls be planted in your hearts.

James 3:13-17

What wise, intelligent man is there among you? Let him show by his good life that what he does is done in the humility of wisdom.

1 Peter 1:23

for you have been born anew from a germ not perishable, but imperishable, through the message of the living, everlasting God.

1 Peter 3:15

but reverence Christ in your hearts as Lord, and always be ready to make your defense to anyone who calls you to account for the hope that you have. But do so gently and respectfully,

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