Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible











Children, obey your parents in the Lord; for this is right. "Honor your father and mother" (which, indeed, is the first commandment with a promise), "that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth." read more.
And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord. Servants, obey your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as to Christ; not with eye-service, as men-pleasers, but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the soul, with good-will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men; knowing that whatsoever good thing each one does, this shall he receive from the Lord, whether bond or free.

In like manner, ye wives, be subject to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they may, without the word, be gained through the conduct of their wives, having beheld your chaste conduct mingled with fear: whose adorning, let it not be the outward one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel; read more.
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. For thus, in former times, the holy women also, who hoped in God, were wont to adorn themselves, submitting themselves to their own husbands; as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, of whom ye became children; if ye do good, and fear no alarm. 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.


And why are ye anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin; but I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed as one of these.



whose adorning, let it not be the outward one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel; 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.




Now concerning the things of which ye wrote: It is good for a man not to touch a woman; but, because of fornications, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. Let the husband render to the wife her due; and, in like manner, the wife to the husband.

In like manner, ye wives, be subject to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they may, without the word, be gained through the conduct of their wives, having beheld your chaste conduct mingled with fear: whose adorning, let it not be the outward one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel; read more.
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. For thus, in former times, the holy women also, who hoped in God, were wont to adorn themselves, submitting themselves to their own husbands; as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, of whom ye became children; if ye do good, and fear no alarm.











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














whose adorning, let it not be the outward one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel; 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.



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. For thus, in former times, the holy women also, who hoped in God, were wont to adorn themselves, submitting themselves to their own husbands;


And why are ye anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin; but I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed as one of these.



whose adorning, let it not be the outward one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel; 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.


whose adorning, let it not be the outward one of braiding of hair and of wearing of golden ornaments, or of putting on apparel; 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.

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