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be in subjection = submit, as 1 Peter 2:13 .
husbands . App-123 .
that = in order that. Greek. hina.
if . App-118 .
any . Plural of tis . App-123 .
obey not = are disobedient to. Greek. apeitheo. See 1 Peter 2:7 .
word . App-121 .
also . Read as "even", before "if", "even if".
won = gained. Greek. kerdaino. See Acts 27:21 . Compare Matthew 18:15 .
by = through. App-104 . 1 Peter 3:1 .
conversation . See 1 Peter 1:15 .
While, &c . = Having beheld. App-133 .
chaste . Greek. hagnos. See 2 Corinthians 7:11 .
coupled with = in. App-104 .
fear . Here used in the sense of reverence. Compare Ephesians 5:33 , where the verb is used.
adorning . Greek. kosmos. Elsewhere translated "world". See App-129 .
that, &c . = the outward one.
plaiting . Greek. emploke. Only here.
wearing = putting around. Greek. perithesis. Only here. Referring to putting coronets, bracelets, &c, round the head, arms, &c.
gold = gold (ornaments).
putting on . Greek. endusis. Only here.
man. App-123 . "The hidden man" means "the inward man" of Romans 7:22 . 2 Corinthians 4:16 . Ephesians 3:16 .
that which, &c . the incorruptible (Greek. aphthartos. See Romans 1:23 ). Supply "ornament" again here.
meek App-127 .
quiet . See 1 Timothy 2:2 .
spirit . App-101 .
God . App-98 .
of great price . See 1 Timothy 2:9 .
after this, &c . = thus in the old time = thus once.
trusted = hoped.
adorned = used to adorn (Imperfect). Greek. kosmeo. See 1 Timothy 2:9 .
unto = to.
Even . Omit.
lord . Greek. kurios. Compare App-98 .
daughters = children. App-108 .
are = are become.
do well . See 1 Peter 2:15 .
any = no. Greek. medeis. A double negative here.
amazement = terror. Greek. ptoesis. Only here. The verb ptoeomai Occurs: Luke 21:9 ; Luke 24:37 .
dwell with . Greek. sunoikeo. Only here.
according to . App-104 .
knowledge . App-132 .
giving = dispensing. Greek. aponemo. Only here. In the Septuagint in Deuteronomy 4:19 (divided). The word nemo is not found in N.T., but is frequent in the Septuagint of feeding cattle and sheep.
honour . This is part of the wife's daily portion.
wife . Greek. gunaikeios. Only here. An adjective.
the, &c . Read "the female vessel as weaker".
heirs together . See Romans 8:17 .
grace . App-184 .
life . App-170 .
that = to the end that. App-104 .
prayers . App-134 .
hindered . Greek. enkopto. See Acts 24:4 .
of one mind . Greek. homophron. Only here. Compare Romans 12:16 ; Romans 15:5 . 2 Corinthians 13:11 .Philippians 1:2 , Philippians 1:2 ; Philippians 3:16 ; Philippians 4:2 .
having . . . another = sympathetic. Greek. sumpathes. Only here. The verb sumpatheo occurrence Hebrews 4:15 ; Hebrews 10:34 .
love, &c . = loving as brethren. Greek. philadelphos. Only here. Compare 1 Peter 1:22 .
pitiful . Greek. eusplanchnos. Only here and Ephesians 4:32 .
courteous . Greek. philophron. Only here. Compare Acts 28:7 . But the texts read "humbleminded". Greek. tapeinophron, nowhere else in N.T. Compare 1 Peter 5:5 .
evil . App-128 .
railing . Greek. loidoria. See 1 Timothy 5:14 . Compare 1 Peter 2:23 . 1 Corinthians 5:11 .
contrariwise . See 2 Corinthians 2:7 .
knowing . The texts omit and read "for ye", &c.
are = were.
thereunto = unto ( App-104 .) this.
will . App-102 .
love . App-135 .
see . App-133 .
refrain = cause to cease. Greek. pauomai.
that, &c = not ( App-105 ) to speak ( App-121 )
guile . See 1 Peter 2:1 , 1 Peter 2:22 .
eschew = turn away (Greek. ekklino. See Romans 3:12 ) from (1 Peter 3:10 ).
ensue = pursue.
LORD . App-98 .
righteous . App-191 .
prayers . App-134 .
against . App-104 . The reference in verses: 1 Peter 3:10-12 is to Psalms 34:12-16 .
harm = ill-treat. Greek. kakoo. Acts 7:6 .
if . App-118 .
be = become.
followers = imitators. Gr . mimetes. See 1 Corinthians 4:16 , but the texts read zelotes, as in Acts 21:20 .
for, &c. = on account of ( App-104 . 1 Peter 3:2 ) righteousness ( App-191 .)
happy . Greek. makarios. Genitive translation "blessed".
sanctify. i.e. separate. Give Him His right place.
the LORD God . The texts read "the Christ as Lord". There is no art. before Lord, which shows that it is the predicate. Compare Romans 10:9 . Philippians 1:2 , Philippians 1:6 . The quotation is from Isaiah 8:12 , Isaiah 8:13 .
always . App-151 .
to give = for. App-104 .
answer . Greek. apologia. See Acts 22:1 .
asketh . App-134 .
a reason = an account. App-121 .
of = concerning. App-104 .
meekness . Greek. praiutes. See James 1:21 . Compare 1 Peter 3:4 .
a good conscience . See Acts 23:1 .
whereas = in ( App-104 .) what.
speak evil. Greek. katalaleo. See James 4:11 .
evildoers . See 1 Peter 2:12 .
be ashamed . See 1 Peter 2:6 .
falsely accuse = calumniate. Greek. epereazo. Also in Matthew 5:44 .Luke 6:28 .
Christ . App-98 . IX
will . App-102 .
be so = should will. App-102 .
for, &c . = as well doers (1 Peter 3:6 ).
for, &c . = - as evildoers. Greek. kakopoieo. See Mark 3:4 .
hath . Omit.
suffered . The texts read "died".
for = concerning. App-104 .
sins . App-128 .
Just . App-191 .
bring . See Acts 16:20 .
in the flesh = in flesh. No art. or preposition. Dative case.
quickened . See Romans 4:17 .
by the Spirit = in spirit. No preposition. (Dative case), and though the Authorized Version has the art. it is rejected by all the texts. App-101 . The reference is to the resurrection body, and the contrast is between His condition when He was put to death and when He rose from the dead.
By which = In (Greek. en) which (condition).
also, &c . = having gone, He even preached.
preached = heralded. App-121 . Not the Gospel, which would be App-121 . He announced His triumph.
spirits . App-101 . These were the angels of Genesis 6:2 , Genesis 6:4 . See App-23 , where 2 Peter 2:4 and Jude 1:6 are considered together with this verse.
wherein = into ( App-104 .) which.
souls . App-110 .
were saved = (entered and) were saved. Figure of speech Ellipsis. App-6 .
The like figure, &c . Literally Which (i.e. water; the relative, being neuter, can only refer to the word "water") being antitypical (Greek. antitupos, here and Hebrews 9:24 ).
baptism . App-115 .
also, &c . = now save you (all the texts read "you") also.
putting away . Greek. apothesis. Only here and 2 Peter 1:14 .
filth . Greek. rupos . Only here. Compare J as. 1 Peter 1:21 .
answer = inquiry, or seeking. Greek. eperotema. Only here. The verb erotao ( App-134 .) and eperotao (Acts 1:6 ) always mean "to ask".
conscience . See Acts 23:1 .
toward . App-104 .
resurrection . App-178 .
Jesus Christ . App-98 .
is = having.
heaven . Singular. See Matthew 6:9 , Matthew 6:10 .
authorities . App-172 . Compare Ephesians 1:21 ; Ephesians 3:10 ; 2 Chronicles 2:10; 2 Chronicles 2:10 , Colossians 2:15 .Titus 3:1 .
powers . App-172 . Compare Matthew 24:29 . Romans 8:38 . 1Co 15:24 . 2 Thessalonians 1:7 . 2 Peter 2:11 .
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