1 Peter 3:2

“While they beholde your chaste conuersation coupled with feare:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations

While they behold your chaste conversation [coupled] with fear.
- King James Version

as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

beholding your chaste behavior `coupled' with fear.
- American Standard Version (1901)

When they see your holy behaviour in the fear of God.
- Basic English Bible

having witnessed your pure conversation [carried out] in fear;
- Darby Bible

While they behold your chaste manner of life coupled with fear.
- Webster's Bible

so full of reverence, and so blameless!
- Weymouth Bible

seeing your pure behavior in fear.
- World English Bible

And biholde ye in drede youre hooli conuersacioun.
- Wycliffe Bible

having beheld your pure behaviour in fear,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Peter 3:2

3:2 Joined with a loving fear of displeasing them.

People's Bible Notes for 1 Peter 3:2

1Pe 3:2 While they behold you chaste conduct. Your pure lives. [Coupled] with fear. The shrinking from doing anything that is wrong.

Discussion for 1 Peter 3

  • Steve morrow
    is salvation of GOD or of man ??? for the eyes of THE LORD are over the righteous and HIS ears are open to their prayers but the face of THE LORD is against them do evil TITUS 2:11for the grace of GOD that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men 2:12 teaching us that denying ungodliness and worldly lusts we should live sberly righteously and godly in this present world
  • BSP
    Verse 12~If we are righteous we can be assured that we have Jehovah God's eyes and ears on us so to speak.
  • BSP
    Verse 6~We do not want to give into fear. We must continue doing good and build love for Jehovah God and he will give us the courage we need to face any circumstance.
  • Steve morrow
    1 PETER 3:1 likewise you wives be in subjection to your own husbands that if any obey not the word they also may without the word be won over by the conversations of the wives 1 TIMOTHY 2:12 but I suffer not a woman to teach nor to usurp authority over the man but to be in silence
  • Emma Elder
    1 Peter 9:24 states that he went and preached to the spirits. I believe he went into hell? Is that true? Please show cross references. Please and thank you. Emma
  • D W L
    The day Jesus was crucified, there was 2 thieves also crucified. (Luke 23:39 And one of the malefactors which were hanged railed on him, saying, If thou be Christ, save thyself and us.) But the one on the right said (Luke 23:And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom.

    43 And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.

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