Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 Whose apparel shall not be outward with broided hair, and hanging on of gold, other in putting on of gorgeous apparel: 4 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. 5 For after this manner in the old time did the holy women which trusted in God tire themselves, and were obedient to their husbands,


Cross References

Romans 7:22

I delight in the law of God, as concerning the inner man.

Psalm 149:4

For the LORD hath pleasure in his people, and helpeth the meek hearted.

Romans 2:29

But he is a Jew which is hid within, and the circumcision of the heart is the true circumcision, which is in the spirit, and not in the letter: whose praise is not of men but of God.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the LORD God is with me, for the LORD hath anointed me, and sent me to preach good tidings unto the poor: that I might bind up the wounded hearts, that I might preach deliverance to the captive, and open the prison to them that are bound;

Matthew 11:29

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

2 Corinthians 4:16

Wherefore, we are not wearied: but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Ephesians 4:2

in all humbleness of mind, and meekness, and long suffering, forbearing one another through love,

Colossians 3:12

Now therefore as elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercy, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long suffering,

1 Thessalonians 4:11

and that ye study to be quiet, and to meddle with your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you:

Titus 3:2

that they speak evil of no man, that they be no fighters, but soft, showing all meekness unto all men.

1 Samuel 16:7

But the LORD said unto Samuel, "Look not on his fashion nor on the height of his stature, for I have refused him. Because it is not as man seeth. For man looketh on the outward appearance: but the LORD beholdeth the heart."

Psalm 25:9

Them that are meek shall he guide in judgment; and such as are gentle, them shall he learn his way.

Psalm 45:13

The king's daughter is all glorious within, her clothing is of wrought gold.

Psalm 51:6

But lo, thou hast a pleasure in the truth, and hast showed me secret wisdom.

Psalm 131:2

But I refrain my soul and keep it low, like as a child that is weaned from his mother; Yea, my soul is even as a weaned child.

Psalm 147:6

The LORD setteth up the meek, and bringeth the ungodly down to the ground.

Psalm 147:10-11

He hath no pleasure in the strength of a horse, neither delighteth he in any man's legs.

Isaiah 11:4

But he shall judge the causes of the poor with righteousness, and shall rebuke with equity for the humble of the earth. And he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall slay the wicked.

Isaiah 29:19

The meek-spirited shall hold a merry feast in the LORD, and the poor among them that be lowly shall rejoice in the holy one of Israel.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus sayeth the high and excellent, even he that dwelleth in everlastingness, whose name is the holy one: I dwell high above and in the sanctuary, and with him also, that is of a contrite and humble spirit: that I may heal a troubled mind, and a contrite heart.

Jeremiah 51:59

This is the charge that Jeremiah gave unto Seraiah the son of Neriah, the son of Maaseiah, when he went toward Babylon with Zedekiah the king of Judah, in the fourth year of his reign. Now this Seraiah was a peaceable prince.

Matthew 5:5

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

Matthew 21:5

"Tell ye the daughter of Zion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass used to the yoke."

Matthew 23:26

Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first, that the inside of the cup and the platter, that the outside of them may also be clean.

Luke 11:40

Ye fools: did not he that made that which is without, make that which is within also?

Luke 16:15

and he said unto them, "Ye are they, which justify yourselves before men: but God knoweth your hearts. For that which is highly esteemed among men is abominable in the sight of God.

Romans 6:6

This we must remember, that our old man is crucified with him also, that the body of sin might utterly be destroyed; that henceforth we should not be servants of sin.

2 Corinthians 10:1

I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and softness of Christ, which when I am present among you, am of no reputation, but am bold toward you being absent.

Galatians 5:23

Against such there is no law.

Ephesians 4:22-24

so then, as concerning the conversation in time past, lay from you that old man, which is corrupt through the deceivable lusts,

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, that the old man with his works be put off,

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Them that are such, we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work with quietness, and eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 2:2

for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may live a quiet and a peaceable life, in all godliness and honesty.

2 Timothy 2:25

and one that can suffer the evil in meekness, and can inform them that resist - if that God at any time will give them repentance for to know the truth -

James 1:21

Wherefore lay apart all filthiness, all superfluity of maliciousness, and receive with meekness the word that is grafted in you, which is able to save your souls:

James 3:13-17

If any man be wise and endued with learning among you, let him show the works of his good conversation in meekness that is coupled with wisdom.

1 Peter 1:23

for ye are born anew, not of mortal seed, but of immortal seed, by the word of God which liveth, and lasteth forever.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you, and that with meekness and fear:

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