Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

King James Version

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Holman Bible

to be sensible, pure, good homemakers, and submissive to their husbands, so that God's message will not be slandered.

International Standard Version

to be sensible and pure, to manage their households, to be kind, and to submit themselves to their husbands. Otherwise, the word of God may be discredited.

A Conservative Version

to be serious-minded, pure, homemakers, good, submissive to their own husbands, so that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

American Standard Version

to be'sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed:

Amplified

To be self-controlled, chaste, homemakers, good-natured (kindhearted), adapting and subordinating themselves to their husbands, that the word of God may not be exposed to reproach (blasphemed or discredited).

An Understandable Version

to be sensible, [morally] pure, [good] homemakers, kind [and] in subjection to their own husbands, so that God's message will not be spoken against.

Anderson New Testament

to be discreet, chaste, fond of home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not reviled.

Bible in Basic English

To be wise in mind, clean in heart, kind; working in their houses, living under the authority of their husbands; so that no evil may be said of the word of God.

Common New Testament

to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, good oeconimists, beneficent, submissive to their husbands,

Darby Translation

discreet, chaste, diligent in home work, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.

Godbey New Testament

to be prudent, chaste, domestic, good, submissive to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

Goodspeed New Testament

and to be sensible, pure-minded, domestic, kind, and submissive to their husbands, so as not to bring reproach on God's message.

John Wesley New Testament

to love their chidren, Discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

to be temperate, chaste, good housekeepers, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God not be blasphemed.

Julia Smith Translation

Of sound mind chaste, remaining at home, good subordinates to their own husbands, that the word of God be not defamed.

King James 2000

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[to be] self-controlled, pure, busy at home, good, being subject to their own husbands, in order that the word of God may not be slandered.

Modern King James verseion

to be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, subject to their own husbands, that the Word of God may not be blasphemed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

to be of discreet, chaste, housewifely, good, and obedient unto their own husbands, that the word of God be not evil spoken of.

Moffatt New Testament

to be mistress of themselves, chaste, domestic, kind, and submissive to their husbands ??otherwise it will be a scandal to the gospel.

Montgomery New Testament

to be sober-minded, chaste, workers at home, kind and submissive to their husbands, in order that God's message be not maligned.

NET Bible

to be self-controlled, pure, fulfilling their duties at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the message of God may not be discredited.

New Heart English Bible

to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.

Noyes New Testament

to be discreet, chaste, workers at home, good, in subjection to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Sawyer New Testament

sober, pure, fond of home, kind, subject to their husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed.

The Emphasized Bible

soberminded, chaste, workers at home, good, submitting themselves to their own husbands, - that, the word of God, be not defamed;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

to be sober, domestic, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not ill reported of.

Twentieth Century New Testament

and to be discreet, pure-minded, domesticated, good women, ready to submit to their husbands, in order that God's Message may not be maligned.

Webster

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Weymouth New Testament

industrious in their homes, kind, submissive to their husbands, so that the Christian teaching may not be exposed to reproach.

Williams New Testament

to be serious, pure, home keepers, kind, and subordinate to their husbands, so as not to cause God's message to suffer reproach.

World English Bible

to be sober minded, chaste, workers at home, kind, being in subjection to their own husbands, that God's word may not be blasphemed.

Worrell New Testament

to be sober, pure, workers at home, good, submitting themselves to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Worsley New Testament

chaste, keepers at home, good, submissive to their husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.

Youngs Literal Translation

sober, pure, keepers of their own houses, good, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be evil spoken of.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
To be discreet
σώφρων 
Sophron 
Usage: 4

G53
ἁγνός 
Hagnos 
Usage: 8

οἰκουρός 
Oikouros 
Usage: 1

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

to their own
ἴδιος 
Idios 
his own , their own , privately , apart , your own , his , own , not tr ,
Usage: 96

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

ἵνα 
Hina 
that , to ,
Usage: 472

the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word , saying , account , speech , Word , thing , not tr ,
Usage: 256

of God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151

be
βλασφημέω 
Blasphemeo 
Usage: 31

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

References

Context Readings

Sound Instruction And Consistent Behavior

4 so that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 to be sensible, pure, workers at home, kind, being subject to their own husbands, so that the word of God will not be dishonored. 6 Likewise urge the young men to be sensible;


Cross References

1 Timothy 6:1

All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.

Genesis 3:16

To the woman He said, "I will greatly multiply Your pain in childbirth, In pain you will bring forth children; Yet your desire will be for your husband, And he will rule over you."

Genesis 16:8-9

He said, "Hagar, Sarai's maid, where have you come from and where are you going?" And she said, "I am fleeing from the presence of my mistress Sarai."

Genesis 18:9

Then they said to him, "Where is Sarah your wife?" And he said, "There, in the tent."

2 Samuel 12:14

"However, because by this deed you have given occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme, the child also that is born to you shall surely die."

Psalm 74:10

How long, O God, will the adversary revile, And the enemy spurn Your name forever?

Proverbs 7:11

She is boisterous and rebellious, Her feet do not remain at home;

Proverbs 31:10-31

An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.

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.

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.

Romans 2:24

For "THE NAME OF GOD IS BLASPHEMED AMONG THE GENTILES BECAUSE OF YOU," just as it is written.

1 Corinthians 11:3

But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of a woman, and God is the head of Christ.

1 Corinthians 14:34

The women are to keep silent in the churches; for they are not permitted to speak, but are to subject themselves, just as the Law also says.

Ephesians 5:22-24

Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless, each individual among you also is to love his own wife even as himself, and the wife must see to it that she respects her husband.

Colossians 3:18

Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.

1 Timothy 2:11-12

A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness.

1 Timothy 5:10

having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.

1 Timothy 5:13-14

At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.

1 Peter 3:1-5

In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,



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