Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly garments,

King James Version

In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

Holman Bible

Also, the women are to dress themselves in modest clothing, with decency and good sense; not with elaborate hairstyles, gold, pearls, or expensive apparel,

International Standard Version

Women, for their part, should display their beauty by dressing modestly and decently in appropriate clothes, not with elaborate hairstyles or by wearing gold, pearls, or expensive clothes,

A Conservative Version

And similarly, the women to adorn themselves in disciplined decorum, with reverence and sobriety, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or expensive apparel,

American Standard Version

In like manner, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefastness and sobriety; not with braided hair, and gold or pearls or costly raiment;

Amplified

Also [I desire] that women should adorn themselves modestly and appropriately and sensibly in seemly apparel, not with [elaborate] hair arrangement or gold or pearls or expensive clothing,

An Understandable Version

I also want the women to dress themselves in proper clothing, with modesty and discretion, not with [elaborately] braided hair, or gold [ornaments], or pearls, or expensive clothing,

Anderson New Testament

In like manner, also, I will that the women adorn themselves with decorous dress, with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly raiment,

Bible in Basic English

And that women may be dressed in simple clothing, with a quiet and serious air; not with twisted hair and gold or jewels or robes of great price;

Common New Testament

I also want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and sensibly, not with braided hair or gold or pearls or costly garments,

Daniel Mace New Testament

and that the women be decent in their apparel, adorned with modesty and reserve, not with broider'd hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

Darby Translation

In like manner also that the women in decent deportment and dress adorn themselves with modesty and discretion, not with plaited hair and gold, or pearls, or costly clothing,

Godbey New Testament

likewise that the women adorn themselves in comely apparel, with modesty and prudence; not with braided hair, and gold or pearls or costly garments;

Goodspeed New Testament

Women for their part are to dress modestly and sensibly in proper clothes, not adorning themselves by braiding their hair or with gold or pearls or expensive clothing,

John Wesley New Testament

Likewise that women adorn themselves in decent apparel, with modesty and sobriety, not with curled hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly raiment,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

In like manner also that the women adorn themselves in an honest manner, with shyness and modesty, not with ostentatious hair or gold or pearls or costly clothing

Julia Smith Translation

And likewise the women in well-arranged simplicity, with modesty and discretion, arrange themselves; not in tresses, or gold, or pearls, or expensive clothing;

King James 2000

In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with decency and propriety; not with braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Likewise also the women should adorn themselves in appropriate clothing, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold jewelry or pearls or expensive clothing,

Modern King James verseion

In the same way also, I desire that women adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and sensibleness, not adorned with braiding, or gold, or pearls, or costly clothing,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Likewise also the women, that they array themselves in comely apparel with shamefastness, and discreet behavior, not with broided hair, other gold, or pearls, or costly array:

Moffatt New Testament

Women in turn are to dress modestly and quietly in seemly garb; they are not to adorn themselves with plaits of hair, with gold or pearls or expensive finery,

Montgomery New Testament

in like manner also the women. I desire women to clothe themselves in suitable apparel, adorning themselves with reverence and self-restraint; not with hair plaited with gold or pearls, or with expensive clothes,

NET Bible

Likewise the women are to dress in suitable apparel, with modesty and self-control. Their adornment must not be with braided hair and gold or pearls or expensive clothing,

New Heart English Bible

In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or expensive clothing;

Noyes New Testament

In like manner also, that women, in seemly attire, adorn themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with braided hair, and gold, or pearls, or costly apparel;

Sawyer New Testament

and in like manner also, that women in becoming apparel with modesty and sobriety adorn themselves, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly clothing,

The Emphasized Bible

In the same way, that, the women, in seemly attire, with modesty and sober-mindedness, be adorning themselves, - not with plaitings and ornamentation of gold, or with pearls, or with costly apparel, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

in like manner also that the women dress themselves in decent apparel, with modesty and sobriety; not with plaited tresses, or gold, or pearls, or very costly clothing,

Twentieth Century New Testament

I also desire that women should adorn themselves with appropriate dress, worn quietly and modestly, and not with wreaths or gold ornaments for the hair, or pearls, or costly clothing,

Webster

In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in decent apparel, with modesty and sobriety; not with broidered hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array,

Weymouth New Testament

and I would have the women dress becomingly, with modesty and self-control, not with plaited hair or gold or pearls or costly clothes,

Williams New Testament

I want the women, on their part, to dress becomingly, that is, modestly and sensibly, not adorning themselves with braided hair and gold or pearls or expensive dresses,

World English Bible

In the same way, that women also adorn themselves in decent clothing, with modesty and propriety; not just with braided hair, gold, pearls, or expensive clothing;

Worrell New Testament

in like manner, that women adorn themselves in becoming apparel, with modesty and sobriety, not with braided hair, and gold, or pearls, or costly raiment,

Worsley New Testament

likewise that women dress themselves in decent apparel with modesty and prudence, not in braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly garments;

Youngs Literal Translation

in like manner also the women, in becoming apparel, with modesty and sobriety to adorn themselves, not in braided hair, or gold, or pearls, or garments of great price,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὡσαύτως 
Hosautos 
Usage: 12


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

κοσμέω 
Kosmeo 
Usage: 6

γυνή 
Gune 
Usage: 187

κοσμέω 
Kosmeo 
Usage: 6

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

κόσμιος 
Kosmios 
Usage: 2

καταστολή 
Katastole 
Usage: 1

with
μετά 
meta 
ἐν 
En 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 346
Usage: 2128

αἰδώς 
Aidos 
Usage: 2

and

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

σωφροσύνη 
Sophrosune 
Usage: 3

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

πλέγμα 
Plegma 
Usage: 1

or
ἤ 

ἤ 

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199
Usage: 199
Usage: 199

χρυσός 
Chrusos 
Usage: 9

μαργαρίτης 
Margarites 
Usage: 6

πολυτελής 
Poluteles 
Usage: 3

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Images 1 Timothy 2:9

Prayers for 1 Timothy 2:9

Context Readings

Instructions For Women

8 Therefore I want the men in every place to pray, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and dissension. 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.



Cross References

1 Peter 3:3-5

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

Genesis 24:53

The servant brought out articles of silver and articles of gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah; he also gave precious things to her brother and to her mother.

Exodus 35:22-23

Then all whose hearts moved them, both men and women, came and brought brooches and earrings and signet rings and bracelets, all articles of gold; so did every man who presented an offering of gold to the LORD.

2 Kings 9:30

When Jehu came to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it, and she painted her eyes and adorned her head and looked out the window.

Esther 5:1

Now it came about on the third day that Esther put on her royal robes and stood in the inner court of the king's palace in front of the king's rooms, and the king was sitting on his royal throne in the throne room, opposite the entrance to the palace.

Psalm 149:4

For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He will beautify the afflicted ones with salvation.

Proverbs 7:10

And behold, a woman comes to meet him, Dressed as a harlot and cunning of heart.

Proverbs 31:22

She makes coverings for herself; Her clothing is fine linen and purple.

Isaiah 3:16

Moreover, the LORD said, "Because the daughters of Zion are proud And walk with heads held high and seductive eyes, And go along with mincing steps And tinkle the bangles on their feet,

Isaiah 3:18-24

In that day the Lord will take away the beauty of their anklets, headbands, crescent ornaments,

Isaiah 61:4

Then they will rebuild the ancient ruins, They will raise up the former devastations; And they will repair the ruined cities, The desolations of many generations.

Jeremiah 2:32

"Can a virgin forget her ornaments, Or a bride her attire? Yet My people have forgotten Me Days without number.

Jeremiah 4:30

And you, O desolate one, what will you do? Although you dress in scarlet, Although you decorate yourself with ornaments of gold, Although you enlarge your eyes with paint, In vain you make yourself beautiful Your lovers despise you; They seek your life.

Ezekiel 16:9-16

"Then I bathed you with water, washed off your blood from you and anointed you with oil.

Matthew 6:28-29

"And why are you worried about clothing? Observe how the lilies of the field grow; they do not toil nor do they spin,

Matthew 11:8

"But what did you go out to see? A man dressed in soft clothing? Those who wear soft clothing are in kings' palaces!

Titus 2:3-5

Older women likewise are to be reverent in their behavior, not malicious gossips nor enslaved to much wine, teaching what is good,

Psalm 45:13-14

The King's daughter is all glorious within; Her clothing is interwoven with gold.

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