1 Peter 3:5
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English Standard Version
For this is how the holy women who hoped in God used to adorn themselves, by submitting to their own husbands,

King James Bible
For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands:

American Standard Version
For after this manner aforetime the holy women also, who hoped in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For after this manner heretofore the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:

English Revised Version
For after this manner aforetime the holy women also, who hoped in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:

Webster's Bible Translation
For after this manner in former times the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection to their own husbands:

Weymouth New Testament
For in ancient times also this was the way the holy women who set their hopes upon God used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their husbands.

1 Peter 3:5 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Adorned (ἐκόσμουν)

Imperfect tense. Were accustomed to adorn.

1 Peter 3:5 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the holy.

Proverbs 31:10,30 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies...

Luke 8:2,3 And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils...

Acts 1:14 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.

Acts 9:36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas...

1 Timothy 2:10 But (which becomes women professing godliness) with good works.

1 Timothy 5:10 Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet...

Titus 2:3,4 The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becomes holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine...

who.

1 Samuel 2:1 And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoices in the LORD, my horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over my enemies...

Jeremiah 49:11 Leave your fatherless children, I will preserve them alive; and let your widows trust in me.

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple...

1 Timothy 2:15 Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.

1 Timothy 5:5 Now she that is a widow indeed, and desolate, trusts in God, and continues in supplications and prayers night and day.

Hebrews 11:11 Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age...

adorned.

1 Peter 3:2-4 While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear...

Cross References
Ephesians 5:33
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

1 Timothy 5:5
She who is truly a widow, left all alone, has set her hope on God and continues in supplications and prayers night and day,

1 Peter 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 3:3
Do not let your adorning be external--the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear--

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