Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

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

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 inward adorning and beauty of the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible and unfading charm of a gentle and peaceful spirit, which [is not anxious or wrought up, but] 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.

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 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, 4 in the incorruptible ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price. 5 For thus the holy women also of old time who trusted in God, adorned themselves,


Cross References

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the law of God, after the inward man.

Romans 7:22

For I delight in the law of God, after the inward man.

Romans 2:29

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

Romans 2:29

But he is a Jew, who is one inwardly, and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, not in the 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 faint not, but even though the outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

Ephesians 4:2

With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering,

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering:

1 Thessalonians 4:11

And that ye study to be quiet and to do your own business, and to work with your hands, as we commanded you;

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2-11

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, not to be quarrelsome, to be gentle, shewing all meekness toward all men.

Matthew 5:5

Happy are the meek; for they shall inherit the earth.

Matthew 21:5

saying, Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold thy king cometh to thee, meek and sitting on an ass, even a colt, the fole of an ass.

Matthew 23:26

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

Luke 11:40

Ye unthinking men, did not he that made the outside, make the inside also?

Luke 16:15

And he said to them, Ye are they who justify yourselves before men: but God knoweth your hearts: And that which is highly esteemed among men, is an abomination before God.

Romans 6:6

Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that we might no longer serve sin.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself, who when present am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you, intreat you, by the meekness and gentleness of Christ,

Galatians 5:23

Meekness, temperance; against such there is no law.

Ephesians 4:22-24

concerning your former conversation, the old man, which is corrupt, according to the deceitful desires:

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 deeds,

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, to work quietly and eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 2:2

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

2 Timothy 2:25

apt to teach, patient of evil, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if haply God may give them repentance, to the acknowledging of the truth;

James 1:21

Therefore laying aside all the filthiness and superfluity of wickedness, receive with meekness the ingrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13-17

Who is a wise and knowing man among you? Let him shew by a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 1:23

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

1 Peter 3:15

And be always ready to give an answer to every one that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear:

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