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.
“aThe one who desires life, to love and see good days,
Must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
11 “aHe must turn away from evil and do good;
He must seek peace and pursue it.
12 “aFor the eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous,
And His ears attend to their prayer,
But the face of the Lord is against those who do evil.”
19 in 1which also He went and made proclamation to the spirits now in prison,
20 who once were disobedient, when the apatience of God bkept waiting in the days of Noah, during the construction of cthe ark, in which a few, that is, deight epersons, were brought safely through the 1water.
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