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1 Peter 3

1 Peter 3:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

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ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Whose
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
adorning
kosmos (Greek #2889)
orderly arrangement, i.e. decoration; by implication, the world (in a wide or narrow sense, including its inhabitants, literally or figuratively (morally))
KJV usage: adorning, world.
Pronounce: kos'-mos
Origin: probably from the base of 2865
p let it
esto (Greek #2077)
be thou; also ἔστωσαν (es'-to-san), third person of the same let them be
KJV usage: be.
Pronounce: es'-to
Origin: second person singular present imperative of 1510
not
ou (Greek #3756)
the absolute negative (compare 3361) adverb; no or not
KJV usage: + long, nay, neither, never, no (X man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but. See also 3364, 3372.
Pronounce: oo
Origin: οὐκ (ook), and (before an aspirate) οὐχ (ookh) a primary word
be
esto (Greek #2077)
be thou; also ἔστωσαν (es'-to-san), third person of the same let them be
KJV usage: be.
Pronounce: es'-to
Origin: second person singular present imperative of 1510
that outward
exothen (Greek #1855)
external(-ly)
KJV usage: out(-side , -ward, - wardly), (from) without.
Pronounce: ex'-o-then
Origin: from 1854
adorning of plaiting
emploke (Greek #1708)
elaborate braiding of the hair
KJV usage: plaiting.
Pronounce: em-plok-ay'
Origin: from 1707
the hair
thrix (Greek #2359)
of uncertain derivation; hair
KJV usage: hair. Compare 2864.
Pronounce: threeks
Origin: genitive case τριχός, etc.
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
of wearing
perithesis (Greek #4025)
a putting all around, i.e. decorating oneself with
KJV usage: wearing.
Pronounce: per-ith'-es-is
Origin: from 4060
of gold
chrusion (Greek #5553)
a golden article, i.e. gold plating, ornament, or coin
KJV usage: gold.
Pronounce: khroo-see'-on
Origin: diminutive of 5557
, or
e (Greek #2228)
disjunctive, or; comparative, than
KJV usage: and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea. Often used in connection with other particles. Compare especially 2235, 2260, 2273.
Pronounce: ay
Origin: a primary particle of distinction between two connected terms
of putting on
endusis (Greek #1745)
investment with clothing
KJV usage: putting on.
Pronounce: en'-doo-sis
Origin: from 1746
of apparel
himation (Greek #2440)
a dress (inner or outer)
KJV usage: apparel, cloke, clothes, garment, raiment, robe, vesture.
Pronounce: him-at'-ee-on
Origin: neuter of a presumed derivative of ennumi (to put on)
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adorning let.
1 Tim. 2:9‑10• 9In 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;
10But (which becometh women professing godliness) with good works.
(1 Tim. 2:9‑10)
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Titus 2:3‑15• 3The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
4That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
5To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
6Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.
7In all things showing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
8Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
9Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;
10Not purloining, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
11For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
12Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
13Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
14Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
15These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.
(Titus 2:3‑15)
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Rom. 12:2• 2And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. (Rom. 12:2)
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Gen. 24:22,47,53• 22And it came to pass, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekel weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten shekels weight of gold;
47And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I put the earring upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands.
53And the servant brought forth jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment, and gave them to Rebekah: he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things.
(Gen. 24:22,47,53)
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Ex. 3:22• 22But every woman shall borrow of her neighbor, and of her that sojourneth in her house, jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment: and ye shall put them upon your sons, and upon your daughters; and ye shall spoil the Egyptians. (Ex. 3:22)
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Ex. 32:2• 2And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your daughters, and bring them unto me. (Ex. 32:2)
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Ex. 33:4• 4And when the people heard these evil tidings, they mourned: and no man did put on him his ornaments. (Ex. 33:4)
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Ex. 35:22• 22And they came, both men and women, as many as were willing hearted, and brought bracelets, and earrings, and rings, and tablets, all jewels of gold: and every man that offered offered an offering of gold unto the Lord. (Ex. 35:22)
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Ex. 38:8• 8And he made the laver of brass, and the foot of it of brass, of the lookingglasses of the women assembling, which assembled at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. (Ex. 38:8)
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2 Kings 9:30• 30And when Jehu was come to Jezreel, Jezebel heard of it; and she painted her face, and tired her head, and looked out at a window. (2 Kings 9:30)
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Esther 5:1• 1Now it came to pass on the third day, that Esther put on her royal apparel, and stood in the inner court of the king's house, over against the king's house: and the king sat upon his royal throne in the royal house, over against the gate of the house. (Esther 5:1)
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Psa. 45:9• 9Kings' daughters were among thy honorable women: upon thy right hand did stand the queen in gold of Ophir. (Psa. 45:9)
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Isa. 3:18‑24• 18In that day the Lord will take away the bravery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, and their cauls, and their round tires like the moon,
19The chains, and the bracelets, and the mufflers,
20The bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, and the headbands, and the tablets, and the earrings,
21The rings, and nose jewels,
22The changeable suits of apparel, and the mantles, and the wimples, and the crisping pins,
23The glasses, and the fine linen, and the hoods, and the vails.
24And it shall come to pass, that instead of sweet smell there shall be stink; and instead of a girdle a rent; and instead of well set hair baldness; and instead of a stomacher a girding of sackcloth; and burning instead of beauty.
(Isa. 3:18‑24)
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Isa. 52:1• 1Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean. (Isa. 52:1)
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Isa. 61:10• 10I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels. (Isa. 61:10)
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Jer. 2:32• 32Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? yet my people have forgotten me days without number. (Jer. 2:32)
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Jer. 4:30• 30And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee, they will seek thy life. (Jer. 4:30)
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Ezek. 16:7‑13• 7I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thine hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare.
8Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord God, and thou becamest mine.
9Then washed I thee with water; yea, I throughly washed away thy blood from thee, and I anointed thee with oil.
10I clothed thee also with broidered work, and shod thee with badgers' skin, and I girded thee about with fine linen, and I covered thee with silk.
11I decked thee also with ornaments, and I put bracelets upon thy hands, and a chain on thy neck.
12And I put a jewel on thy forehead, and earrings in thine ears, and a beautiful crown upon thine head.
13Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver; and thy raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and broidered work; thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil: and thou wast exceeding beautiful, and thou didst prosper into a kingdom.
(Ezek. 16:7‑13)
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Ezek. 23:40• 40And furthermore, that ye have sent for men to come from far, unto whom a messenger was sent; and, lo, they came: for whom thou didst wash thyself, paintedst thy eyes, and deckedst thyself with ornaments, (Ezek. 23:40)
 Next he turns to the external habits of a Christian wife, and urges the avoidance of frivolous and sumptuous ornaments. (1 Peter 3:1-6 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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whose adorning let it not be that outward one of tressing of hair, and wearing gold, or putting on apparel;

W. Kelly Translation

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whose adornment let it not be the outward one of plaiting the hair, and of wearing gold, or of putting on apparel1,

WK Translation Notes

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[whole verse]: complication might be avoided by “On whose part let there be, not the outward ornament of” etc... "of the meek" etc. (Bible Treasury 15:63)
^ gold: [The RV has] "jewels of gold," not gold merely (Bible Treasury 14:79)