2:22 He 1 committed no sin nor was deceit found in his mouth. 2 2:23 When he was maligned, he 3 did not answer back; when he suffered, he threatened 4 no retaliation, 5 but committed himself to God 6 who judges justly. 2:24 He 7 himself bore our sins 8 in his body on the tree, that we may cease from sinning 9 and live for righteousness. By his 10 wounds 11 you were healed. 12 2:25 For you were going astray like sheep 13 but now you have turned back to the shepherd and guardian of your souls.
Wives and Husbands
3:1 In the same way, wives, be subject to your own husbands. Then, 14 even if some are disobedient to the word, they will be won over without a word by the way you live, 15 3:2 when they see your pure and reverent conduct. 16 3:3 Let your 17 beauty 18 not be external – the braiding of hair and wearing of gold jewelry 19 or fine clothes –