New International Version
when they see the purity and reverence of your lives.
King James Bible
While they behold your chaste conversation coupled with fear.
Darby Bible Translation
having witnessed your pure conversation [carried out] in fear;
World English Bible
seeing your pure behavior in fear.
Young's Literal Translation
having beheld your pure behaviour in fear,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Chaste conversation - with fear - While they see that ye join modesty, chastity, and the purest manners, to the fear of God. Or perhaps fear, φοβος, is taken, as in Ephesians 5:33, for the reverence due to the husband.
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Eversley, 1867. Westminster, Sept. 27, 1872. 1 Peter iii. 8-12. "Be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. For he that will love life and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile: Let him eschew evil, and do good; let him seek …
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However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.
1 Peter 3:1
Wives, in the same way submit yourselves to your own husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives,
1 Peter 3:3
Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes.
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