1 Peter 3 is the third chapter of the First Epistle of Peter in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. 21 (Y)There is also an antitype which now saves us—baptism (Z)(not the removal of the filth of the flesh, (AA)but the answer of a good conscience toward God), through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, 22 who has gone into heaven and (AB)is at the right hand of God, (AC)angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him. 1897-1910. in the sense of ornament but only here in the N.T. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/1-peter-3.html. Plaiting - artificial, to attract admiration. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Elsewhere translated "world". These, therefore, ought never to be allowed, much less defended, by Christians.” 14:34; Eph. "Commentary on 1 Peter 3:3". 3. Greek. How much reason Peter had to dread the infection of Christian women with the same disease of luxury, we may gather from what appears later in the writings of such leaders of the Church as Cyprian, Jerome, and Clement of Alexandria. l.c.— ἐνδύσεως ἱματίων. Referring to putting coronets, bracelets, &c, round the head, arms, &c. BibliographyBullinger, Ethelbert William. But the woman who spends her time on the outward aids will not secure her husband's love as much as she will with a pure and reverent life. THE SILENT PREACHING OF A LOVELY LIFE (1 Peter 3:1-2)3:1-2 Likewise, you wives, be submissive to your husbands, so that, if there are any who refuse to believe the word, they may be won for Christ without a word because they have seen your pure and reverent behaviour. "Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers". The Expositor's Greek Testament. BibliographyTorrey, R. A. Nat. 3 Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— Read full chapter 3 Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. You should not use. 10 For, (N)“He who would love lifeAnd see good days,(O)Let him [c]refrain his tongue from evil,And his lips from speaking deceit.11 Let him (P)turn away from evil and do good;(Q)Let him seek peace and pursue it.12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,(R)And His ears are open to their prayers;But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”. All rights reserved worldwide. 1 Timothy 2:9, πλέγμασιν καὶ χρυσίῳ refers to the golden combs and nets used for the purpose; cf. Putting on of apparel—For the gratification of pride and vanity. Compare the important parallel in 1 Timothy 2:9-10. xi. Then, even if some refuse to obey the Good News, your godly lives will speak to them without any words. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". The servant brought out articles of silver and articles of gold, and garments, and gave them to Rebekah; he also gave precious things to her brother and to her mother. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, E.M. Zerr's Commentary on Selected Books of the New Testament, Commentary Critical and Explanatory - Unabridged, Kretzmann's Popular Commentary of the Bible, Lange's Commentary on the Holy Scriptures. In either case the expression points to a remarkable precedent for this teaching in Plato’s Republic IV., iii. "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". ἐνσύσεως, of plaiting; of wearing; of putting on) The verbals imply the labour bestowed on dress, which consumes much time. New King James Version (NKJV), “And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.”, Gen. 3:16; 1 Cor. (1) It is not intended directly as a corrective of vanity. Romans, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal, ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition (TruTone, Black), Imitation Leather, ESV Study Bible, Personal Size (TruTone Imitation Leather, Brown with Mosaic Cross Design), ESV My Creative Bible for Girls, Hardcover, Purple Glitter, ESV Student Study Bible, TruTone, Sky Blue with Ivy Design, ESV Large Print Personal Size Bible (TruTone, Turquoise, Emblem Design). 492–504). New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. . The wealth of the Ephesian Christians about this time may be gathered from 1 Timothy 2:9, and of the Laodiceans from Revelation 3:17. Your adornment ought not to be the outward adornment of plaited hair and golden jewels and the wearing of beautiful dresses; Let your beauty not be external -- the braiding of hair and wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes --. "Commentary on 1 Peter 3:3". as they observe your chaste and respectful behavior. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/tsk/1-peter-3.html. Used by permission. (E) They submitted themselves to their own husbands. Freeman p. 468) Points to Note: 1. Whose adorning let it not be that outward adorning of plaiting the hair. kosmos. Let not your adorning be that which is outward, which consists in plaiting the hair, and wearing gold, and putting on apparel: Do not let your ornaments be those of the body such as dressing of the hair, or putting on of jewels of gold or fair clothing; Your adornment must not be merely outwardbraiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on fine clothing; let their ornament consist, not in what is external, in curling the hair, in appendages of gold, or finery of dress; 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 that which is external-the plaiting of hair, trinkets of gold, or finery of dress; whose beauty, let it not be the external beauty of braiding the hairs, and wearing golds, or putting on of outer garments; You must not adopt the external attractions of arranging the hair and wearing jewelry and dress; Whose adorning let it not be the outward adorning of curling the hair, and of wearing gold, or of putting on apparel, But the hidden man of the heart.