Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Husbands, in the same way, live with your wives with an understanding of their weaker nature yet showing them honor as coheirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

New American Standard Bible

You husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with someone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

King James Version

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

International Standard Version

In a similar way, you husbands must live with your wives in an understanding manner, as with a most delicate partner. Honor them as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing may interfere with your prayers.

A Conservative Version

Likewise the husbands living together knowledgably, as with a weaker vessel, apportioning worth to the female as also joint-heirs of the grace of life, for your prayers not to be hindered.

American Standard Version

Ye husbands, in like manner, dwell with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor unto the woman, as unto the weaker vessel, as being also joint-heirs of the grace of life; to the end that your prayers be not hindered.

Amplified

In the same way you married men should live considerately with [your wives], with an intelligent recognition [of the marriage relation], honoring the woman as [physically] the weaker, but [realizing that you] are joint heirs of the grace (God's unmerited favor) of life, in order that your prayers may not be hindered and cut off. [Otherwise you cannot pray effectively.]

An Understandable Version

[You] husbands, in the same way, should live with your wives in an understanding way, recognizing their feminine nature as being physically weaker than yours, and showing special honor to them because of it. [Realize] that sharing your lives together is a gracious gift [from God]. [If you have the right relationship with them] it will help avoid problems in your prayer lives.

Anderson New Testament

Likewise, you husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, bestowing honor on the wife as the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, in order that your prayers may not be hindered.

Bible in Basic English

And you husbands, give thought to your way of life with your wives, giving honour to the woman who is the feebler vessel, but who has an equal part in the heritage of the grace of life; so that you may not be kept from prayer.

Common New Testament

Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with honor as the weaker partner, since you are joint heirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

Daniel Mace New Testament

You husbands, do you on your part behave with prudence towards your wives: who being of a more delicate make, ought to be treated with the greater tenderness: and consider they are equally intitled to the evangelical gifts, that your prayers may not be frustrated.

Darby Translation

Ye husbands likewise, dwell with them according to knowledge, as with a weaker, even the female, vessel, giving them honour, as also fellow-heirs of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

Emphatic Diaglott Bible

In like manner, husbands, dwell with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife, as the weaker vessel, and as joint heirs of the favor of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

Godbey New Testament

Likewise, ye husbands, dwelling with the wife according to knowledge, as the weaker vessel, extending to them honor, as indeed the equal heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers should not be hindered.

Goodspeed New Testament

You married men also must be considerate in living with your wives. You must show deference to women as the weaker sex, sharing the gift of life with you, so that there may be nothing to interfere with your prayers.

John Wesley New Testament

In like manner, ye husbands, dwell according to knowledge with the woman, as the weaker vessel; giving them honour, as being also joint-heirs of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them wisely, giving honour unto the woman, as unto a more fragile vessel and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers not be hindered.

Julia Smith Translation

Men, likewise, dwelling together according to knowledge, as showing honour to the weaker vessel, pertaining to woman, and as co-heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers be not cut off.

King James 2000

Likewise, you husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Husbands, in the same way live with [your wives] {knowledgeably}, as with the weaker female vessel, showing [them] honor as fellow heirs also of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.

Modern King James verseion

Likewise, husbands, live together according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife as to the weaker vessel, the female, as truly being co-heirs together of the grace of life, not cutting off your prayers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Likewise, ye men, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as unto them that are heirs also of the grace of life, that your prayers be not let.

Moffatt New Testament

In the same way you husbands must be considerate in living with your wives, since they are the weaker sex; you must honour them as heirs equally with yourselves of the grace of Life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

Montgomery New Testament

In the same way you husbands live with your wives, according to knowledge, honoring your wife as of the weaker sex, yet as an heir with yourself of the grace of life; so that your prayers may not be hindered.

NET Bible

Husbands, in the same way, treat your wives with consideration as the weaker partners and show them honor as fellow heirs of the grace of life. In this way nothing will hinder your prayers.

New Heart English Bible

You husbands, in like manner, live with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as being also joint heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers may not be hindered.

Noyes New Testament

Dwell likewise, O husband, with thy wife according to knowledge, as with the weaker vessel, giving her honor as being heir with thee of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

Sawyer New Testament

In like manner let the husbands [do], living together in knowledge with the wife as with a vessel of less strength, deeming them precious, co-heirs of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered.

The Emphasized Bible

Ye husbands, in like manner, dwelling with them according to knowledge, - as unto a weaker vessel, unto the female vessel , assigning honour, as joint - inheritors also of life's favour, - to the end that unhindered may be, your prayers.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Ye husbands, in like manner dwell with them discreetly, putting respect on the dear woman as being the weaker vessel, and as co-heirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers may meet no interruption.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Again, those of you who are married men should live considerately with their wives, showing due regard to their sex, as weaker than their own, and not forgetting that they share with you in the gift of Life. Then you will be able to pray without hindrance.

Webster

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

Weymouth New Testament

Married men, in the same way, live with your wives with a clear recognition of the fact that they are weaker than you. Yet, since you are heirs with them of God's free gift of Life, treat them with honour; so that your prayers may not be hindered.

Williams New Testament

You married men, in the same way, must live with your wives in an intelligent consideration of them; you must show them deference, too, as the weaker sex, as they share with you the gracious gift of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.

World English Bible

You husbands, in the same way, live with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as being also joint heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers may not be hindered.

Worrell New Testament

Ye husbands, in like manner, dwell with them according to knowledge, assigning honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as being also joint-heirs of the grace of life; to the end that your prayers be not hindered.

Worsley New Testament

Ye husbands likewise, dwell with them according to knowledge, yielding due respect to the wife as the weaker vessel, and as joint-heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

Youngs Literal Translation

The husbands, in like manner, dwelling with them, according to knowledge, as to a weaker vessel -- to the wife -- imparting honour, as also being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers be not hindered.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὁμοίως 
Homoios 
Usage: 20

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

dwell with
συνοικέω 
sunoikeo 
dwell with
Usage: 1

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

γνῶσις 
Gnosis 
Usage: 28

ἀπονέμω 
Aponemo 
Usage: 1

τιμή 
Time 
Usage: 43

unto the wife
γυναικεῖος 
Gunaikeios 
Usage: 1

as
ὡς 
Hos 
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417
Usage: 417

unto the weaker
ἀσθενής 
Asthenes 
Usage: 19

σκεῦος 
Skeuos 
Usage: 17

and

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

συγκληρονόμος 
Sugkleronomos 
Usage: 4

of the grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

of life
ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

προσευχή 
Proseuche 
Usage: 31

be
ἐκκόπτω 
Ekkopto 
Usage: 6

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

References

Watsons

Images 1 Peter 3:7

Context Readings

Wives And Husbands

6 just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You have become her children when you do what is good and are not frightened by anything alarming. 7 Husbands, in the same way, live with your wives with an understanding of their weaker nature yet showing them honor as coheirs of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered. 8 Now finally, all of you should be like-minded and sympathetic, should love believers, and be compassionate and humble,


Cross References

Colossians 3:19

Husbands, love your wives and don’t be bitter toward them.

1 Thessalonians 4:4

so that each of you knows how to control his own body in sanctification and honor,

Ephesians 5:25-28

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her

Ephesians 5:33

To sum up, each one of you is to love his wife as himself, and the wife is to respect her husband.

Genesis 2:23-24

And the man said:This one, at last, is bone of my bone
and flesh of my flesh;
this one will be called “woman,”
for she was taken from man.

Job 42:8

Now take seven bulls and seven rams, go to My servant Job, and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. Then My servant Job will pray for you. I will surely accept his prayer and not deal with you as your folly deserves. For you have not spoken the truth about Me, as My servant Job has.”

Proverbs 5:15-19

Drink water from your own cistern,
water flowing from your own well.

Malachi 2:14-16

Yet you ask, “For what reason?” Because the Lord has been a witness between you and the wife of your youth. You have acted treacherously against her, though she was your marriage partner and your wife by covenant.

Matthew 5:23-24

So if you are offering your gift on the altar, and there you remember that your brother has something against you,

Matthew 18:19

Again, I assure you: If two of you on earth agree about any matter that you pray for, it will be done for you by My Father in heaven.

Matthew 19:3-9

Some Pharisees approached Him to test Him. They asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife on any grounds?”

Romans 8:26-27

In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings.

1 Corinthians 7:3

A husband should fulfill his marital responsibility to his wife, and likewise a wife to her husband.

1 Corinthians 12:22-24

But even more, those parts of the body that seem to be weaker are necessary.

Ephesians 3:6

The Gentiles are coheirs, members of the same body, and partners of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel.

Ephesians 4:30

And don’t grieve God’s Holy Spirit. You were sealed by Him for the day of redemption.

Ephesians 6:18

Pray at all times in the Spirit with every prayer and request, and stay alert in this with all perseverance and intercession for all the saints.

Titus 3:7

so that having been justified by His grace,
we may become heirs with the hope of eternal life.

Hebrews 1:14

Are they not all ministering spirits sent out to serve those who are going to inherit salvation?

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