3 1 That Christian women should not contemn their husbands, though they be infidels. 6 He bringeth in examples of godly Women. 8 General exhortations, 14 patiently to bear persecutions, 15 and boldly to yield a reason of their faith. 18 Christ’s example.
1 Likewise [a]let the wives be subject to their husbands, [b]that even they which obey not the word, may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives.
1 Peter 3:1In the third place he setteth forth the wives’ duty to their husbands, commanding them to be obedient.
1 Peter 3:1He speaketh namely of them which had husbands that were not Christians, which ought so much the more be subject to their husbands, that by their honest and chaste conversation they may give them to the Lord.
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