Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness.

King James Version

But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.

Holman Bible

but with good works, as is proper for women who affirm that they worship God.

International Standard Version

but through good actions. This is proper for women who claim to revere God.

A Conservative Version

but (which is fitting for women professing godliness) through good works.

American Standard Version

but (which becometh women professing godliness) through good works.

Amplified

But by doing good deeds (deeds in themselves good and for the good and advantage of those contacted by them), as befits women who profess reverential fear for and devotion to God.

An Understandable Version

but with good deeds, which are [more] appropriate for women who claim to be godly.

Anderson New Testament

but with good works; since this becomes women who profess godliness.

Bible in Basic English

But clothed with good works, as is right for women who are living in the fear of God.

Common New Testament

but with good deeds, as is proper for women who profess godliness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but, as becomes women, who make a profession of religion, to be adorn'd with virtue.

Darby Translation

but, what becomes women making profession of the fear of God, by good works.

Godbey New Testament

but whatsoever becomes women professing godliness, through good works.

Goodspeed New Testament

but, as is appropriate for women who profess to be religious, with good actions.

John Wesley New Testament

But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but with good works (as becomes women professing godliness).

Julia Smith Translation

But (what become women professing religious worship) with good works.

King James 2000

But (as becomes women professing godliness) with good works.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but with good deeds which are fitting for women who profess godliness.

Modern King James verseion

but with good works, which becomes women professing godliness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but with such as becometh women that profess the worshipping of God through good works.

Moffatt New Testament

but with good deeds (as befits women who make a religious profession).

Montgomery New Testament

but (as becomes women proclaiming godliness) with the ornament of good deeds.

NET Bible

but with good deeds, as is proper for women who profess reverence for God.

New Heart English Bible

but (which becomes women professing godliness) with good works.

Noyes New Testament

but, as becometh women professing godliness, with good works.

Sawyer New Testament

but with good works, which become women professing godliness.

The Emphasized Bible

But, which becometh women promising godliness, through means of good works.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

but as becometh women professing godliness, with good works.

Twentieth Century New Testament

but--as is proper for women who profess to be religious--with good actions.

Webster

But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.

Weymouth New Testament

but--as befits women making a claim to godliness--with the ornament of good works.

Williams New Testament

but with good deeds; for this is appropriate for women who profess to be pious.

World English Bible

but (which becomes women professing godliness) with good works.

Worrell New Testament

but (which becomes women professing godliness) through good works.

Worsley New Testament

but in good works, as becometh women professing godliness.

Youngs Literal Translation

but -- which becometh women professing godly piety -- through good works.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

πρέπω 
Prepo 
Usage: 6

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

ἐπαγγέλλω 
Epaggello 
Usage: 15

θεοσέβεια 
theosebeia 
Usage: 1

with
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

References

Context Readings

Instructions For Women

9 Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments, 10 but rather by means of good works, as is proper for women making a claim to godliness. 11 A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.



Cross References

Acts 9:36

Now in Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (which translated in Greek is called Dorcas); this woman was abounding with deeds of kindness and charity which she continually did.

Proverbs 31:31

Give her the product of her hands, And let her works praise her in the gates.

Acts 9:39

So Peter arose and went with them. When he arrived, they brought him into the upper room; and all the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing all the tunics and garments that Dorcas used to make while she was with them.

Ephesians 2:10

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.

1 Timothy 5:6-10

But she who gives herself to wanton pleasure is dead even while she lives.

Titus 2:14

who gave Himself for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for Himself a people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.

Titus 3:8

This is a trustworthy statement; and concerning these things I want you to speak confidently, so that those who have believed God will be careful to engage in good deeds. These things are good and profitable for men.

1 Peter 2:12

Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation.

1 Peter 3:3-5

Your adornment must not be merely external--braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;

2 Peter 1:6-8

and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness,

2 Peter 3:11

Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness,

Revelation 2:19

'I know your deeds, and your love and faith and service and perseverance, and that your deeds of late are greater than at first.

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