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You should not use outward aids to make yourselves beautiful, such as the way you fix your hair, or the jewelry you put on, or the dresses you wear.
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Whose adorning, let it not be the outward plaiting of the hair, or the wearing of gold, or the putting on of apparel:
1 Timothy 2:9,10 In like manner, women also in decent apparel: adorning themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire: . . .
Titus 2:3 The aged women, in like manner, in holy attire, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teaching well:
Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be reformed in the newness of your mind, that you may prove what is the good and the acceptable and the perfect will of God.
Genesis 24:22,47,53 And after that the camels had drunk, the man took out golden earrings, weighing two sicles; and as many bracelets, of ten sicles weight. . . .
Exodus 3:22 But every woman shall ask of her neighbour, and of her that is in her house, vessels of silver and of gold, and raiment: and you shall put them on your sons and daughters, and shall spoil Egypt.
Exodus 32:2 And Aaron said to them: Take the golden earrings from the ears of your wives, and your sons and daughters, and bring them to me.
Exodus 33:4 And the people hearing these very bad tidings, mourned: and no man put on his ornaments according to custom.
Exodus 35:22 Both men and women gave bracelets and earrings, rings and tablets: every vessel of gold was set aside to be offered to the Lord.
Exodus 38:8 He made also the laver of brass, with the foot thereof, of the mirrors of the women that watched at the door of the tabernacle.
2 Kings 9:30 And Jehu came into Jezrahel. But Jezabel, hearing of his coming in, painted her face with stibic stone, and adorned her head, and looked out of a window.
Esther 5:1 And on the third day Esther put on her royal apparel, and stood in the inner court of the king's house, over against the king's hall: now he sat upon his throne in the hall of the palace, over against the door of the house.
Psalm 45:9 The daughters of kings have delighted thee in thy glory. The queen stood on thy right hand, in gilded clothing; surrounded with variety.
Isaiah 3:18-24 In that day the Lord will take away the ornaments of shoes, and little moons, . . .
Isaiah 52:1 Arise, arise, put on thy strength, O Sion, put on the garments of thy glory, O Jerusalem, the city of the Holy One: for henceforth the uncircumcised, and unclean shall no more pass through thee.
Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, and my soul shall be joyful in my God: for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation: and with the robe of justice he hath covered me, as a bridegroom decked with a crown, and as a bride adorned with her jewels.
Jeremiah 2:32 Will a virgin forget her ornament, or a bride her stomacher? but my people hath forgotten me days without number.
Jeremiah 4:30 But when thou art spoiled what wilt thou do? though thou clothest thyself with scarlet, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, and paintest thy eyes with stibic stone, thou shalt dress thyself out in vain: thy lovers have despised thee, they will seek thy life.
Ezekiel 16:7-13 I caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field: and thou didst increase and grow great, and advancedst, and camest to woman's ornament: thy breasts were fashioned, and thy hair grew: and thou was naked, and full of confusion. . . .
Ezekiel 23:40 They sent for men coming from afar, to whom they had sent a messenger: and behold they came: for whom thou didst wash thyself, and didst paint thy eyes, and wast adorned with women's ornaments.
ContextWives and Husbands
…2Considering your chaste conversation with fear. 3Whose adorning, let it not be the outward plaiting of the hair, or the wearing of gold, or the putting on of apparel: 4But the hidden man of the heart, in the incorruptibility of a quiet and a meek spirit which is rich in the sight of God.…
In that day the Lord will take away the ornaments of shoes, and little moons,
And instead of a sweet smell there shall be stench, and instead of a girdle, a cord, and instead of curled hair, baldness, and instead of a stomacher, haircloth.
1 Timothy 2:9
In like manner, women also in decent apparel: adorning themselves with modesty and sobriety, not with plaited hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly attire:
1 Peter 3:2
Considering your chaste conversation with fear.
Additional TranslationsYour beauty should not come from outward adornment such as braided hair or gold jewelry or fine clothes,
whose adorning let not be the external, of braiding of hair and putting around of gold, or putting on of garments,
Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing of gold, or of putting on of apparel;
Whose adorning let it not be the outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on apparel;
whose adorning let it not be that outward one of tressing of hair, and wearing gold, or putting on apparel;
Whose adorning let it not be the outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on apparel;
Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair, and of wearing gold, or of putting on apparel;
Your adornment ought not to be a merely outward thing--one of plaiting the hair, putting on jewelry, or wearing beautiful dresses.
Let your beauty be not just the outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on fine clothing;
whose adorning -- let it not be that which is outward, of plaiting of hair, and of putting around of things of gold, or of putting on of garments,
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