Thematic Bible

1 Peter 3:1 (show verse)

You wives, in the same way be submissive to your husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without a word by the behavior of their wives,

1 Peter 3:2 (show verse)

when they see your chaste and respectful behavior.

1 Peter 3:3 (show verse)

Your adornment must not be merely outwardbraiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on fine clothing;

1 Peter 3:4 (show verse)

but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in God's sight.

1 Peter 3:5 (show verse)

For in this way in former times the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, and were submissive to their own husbands;

1 Peter 3:6 (show verse)

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. And you are her children if you do what is right and are not frightened by any fear.

1 Peter 3:7 (show verse)

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.

1 Peter 3:8 (show verse)

Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble in spirit.

1 Peter 3:9 (show verse)

Do not return evil for evil or insult for insult, but give a blessing instead; for to this you were called, that you may inherit a blessing.

1 Peter 3:10 (show verse)

For, "He who would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.

1 Peter 3:11 (show verse)

He must turn away from evil and do good; he must seek peace and pursue it.

1 Peter 3:12 (show verse)

For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous and his ears are open to their prayer, but the face of the Lord is against those who do evil."

1 Peter 3:13 (show verse)

Who is there to harm you if you are zealous for what is good?

1 Peter 3:14 (show verse)

But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. Do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled,

1 Peter 3:15 (show verse)

but in your hearts reverence Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet do it with gentleness and respect;

1 Peter 3:16 (show verse)

and keep a clear conscience, so that, when you are abused, those who revile your good behavior in Christ may be put to shame.

1 Peter 3:17 (show verse)

For it is better to suffer for doing right, if that should be God's will, than for doing wrong.

1 Peter 3:18 (show verse)

For Christ also died for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive in the spirit;

1 Peter 3:19 (show verse)

in which also he went and preached to the spirits in prison,

1 Peter 3:20 (show verse)

who formerly did not obey, when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, during the building of the ark, in which a few, that is, eight persons, were saved through water.

1 Peter 3:21 (show verse)

And corresponding to that, baptism now saves younot the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good consciencethrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ,

1 Peter 3:22 (show verse)

who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God, with angels and authorities and powers subject to him.