Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel; 4 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. 5 For thus, in former times, the holy women also, who hoped in God, were wont to adorn themselves, submitting themselves to their own husbands;


Cross References

Romans 7:22

or I delight in the law of God after the inward man;

Romans 7:22

or 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 spirit, not in letter, whose praise is not of men, but of God.

Romans 2:29

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

Matthew 11:29

Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me; because I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest for your souls;

2 Corinthians 4:16

Wherefore, we faint not; but even if our outward man is decaying, yet our inward man is being renewed day by day.

Ephesians 4:2

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

Colossians 3:12

Put on, therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, tender affections of compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering;

1 Thessalonians 4:11

and to make it your aim to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we charged you;

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2-11

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Titus 3:2

to speak evil of no one, to be averse to strife, to be mild, showing all meekness to all men.

Matthew 5:5

"Happy are the meek: because they shall inherit the earth.

Matthew 21:5

"Say to the daughter of Zion, 'Behold, your King is coming to you, meek and mounted upon an ass, and on a colt, a foal of a beast of burden.'"

Matthew 23:26

Blind Pharisees! cleanse first the inside of the cup and of the dish, that its outside also may become clean.

Luke 11:40

Senseless ones! Did not He who made the outside make the inside also?

Luke 16:15

And He said to them, "Ye are those who justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts; because that which is exalted among men is an abomination before God.

Romans 6:6

knowing this, that our old man was crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be brought to nought, that we should no more be in bondage to sin;

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I, Paul, myself entreat you, through the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in your presence, indeed, am lowly among you; but, being absent, am bold toward you;

Galatians 5:23

meekness, continence; against such there is no law.

Ephesians 4:22-24

that ye put off, as to your former manner of life, the old man, who is corrupt according to the desires of deceit;

Colossians 3:3

for ye died, and your life has been hid with Christ in God.

Colossians 3:9-10

Lie not one to another, having put off the old man with his practices,

2 Thessalonians 3:12

Now such we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ, that, working with quietness, they eat their own bread.

1 Timothy 2:2

for kings, and all who are in high position, that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and gravity.

2 Timothy 2:25

in meekness correcting those opposing themselves, if peradventure God should give them repentance to a full knowledge of the truth,

James 1:21

Wherefore, putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive in meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 3:13-17

Who is wise and intelligent among you? Let him show, by his good conduct, his works in meekness of wisdom.

1 Peter 1:23

having been begotten again, not of corruptible seed, but incorruptible, through the word of God, that lives and abides.

1 Peter 3:15

but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts; ready always for an answer to every one who asks of you an account concerning the hope that is in you, yet with meekness and fear;

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