Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Whose adorning let it not be that exterior one of braided locks, and golden trimmings, and dresses put on with nicety; 4 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. 5 For so in times of old the holy women also, who hoped in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands;


Cross References

Romans 7:22

For I am delighted with the law of God, as respecting the inward man:

Romans 7:22

For I am delighted with the law of God, as respecting the inward man:

Romans 2:29

But he is a Jew who is such inwardly; and circumcision is of the heart, in spirit, not in letter; whose praise is not from men, but from God.

Romans 2:29

But he is a Jew who is such inwardly; and circumcision is of the heart, in spirit, not in letter; whose praise is not from men, but from God.

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest to your souls.

2 Corinthians 4:16

Therefore we never faint; for though our outward man decay, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and meekness, with long suffering, forbearing one another in love;

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering;

1 Thessalonians 4:11

and that you make it your study to live peaceably, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, even as we have enjoined you;

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2-11

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to slander no man, to be inoffensive, gentle, shewing all meekness to all men.

Matthew 5:5

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Matthew 21:5

"Tell the daughter of Sion, Lo! thy King cometh to thee, meek, and sitting on an ass, even on a foal the ass's colt."

Matthew 23:26

Thou blind Pharisee! cleanse first the inside of the cup and dish, that their outside may become clean also.

Luke 11:40

Ye senseless men! did not he who made that which is without, make also that which is within?

Luke 16:15

And he said unto them, Ye are they who affect to be righteous persons before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men, is an abomination in the sight of God.

Romans 6:6

knowing this, that our old man hath been crucified with him, that the body of sin might be abolished, that we should no longer be slaves to sin.

2 Corinthians 10:1

NOW I Paul myself exhort you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who, when present, am indeed lowly among you, but being absent, am bold towards you.

Galatians 5:23

meekness, temperance; against such there is no law.

Ephesians 4:22-24

that ye put off respecting your former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful passions;

Colossians 3:3

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:9-10

Lie not one to another, seeing ye have put off the old man with his practices;

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now such we command, and conjure, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they labour, and eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 2:2

for kings, and all that are in a state of eminence, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and seriousness.

2 Timothy 2:25

with meekness correcting those who are opposers, if at last God may give unto them repentance so as to submit to the conviction of the truth;

James 1:21

Wherefore laying aside all vicious pollution, and the abundance of iniquity, receive with meekness the ingrafted word, which hath power to save your souls.

James 3:13-17

Who is a wise man and intelligent among you, let him shew in a becoming conduct his works with the meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 1:23

born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the quickening word of God, and which abideth for ever.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be always ready with your reply to every man who demands a reason respecting the hope which is in you with meekness and fear:

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