2 as they observe your chaste and 1respectful behavior.
3 aYour adornment must not be merely external—braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses;
4 but let it be athe hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is precious in the sight of God.
5 For in this way in former times the holy women also, awho hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their own husbands;
7 aYou husbands in the same way, live with your wives in an understanding way, as with 1bsomeone weaker, since she is a woman; and show her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life, so that your prayers will not be hindered.