“Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and
they knew that they were naked; and they sewed
fig leaves together and made themselves
- Genesis 3:7.
10. So he said, "I heard Your voice in the garden,
and I was afraid because I was naked; and I hid
myself." 11. And He said, "Who told you that you
were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of
which I commanded you that you should not eat?”
- Genesis 3:10-11.
“Also for Adam and his wife the LORD God made
tunics of skin, and clothed them.”
- Genesis 3:21.
Hebrew: KUTTONET – “a tunic, an
inner garment next to the skin (Lev.
16:4); also worn by women (II Sam.
13:18); generally with sleeves, coming
down to the knees, rarely to the
Gesenius, p. 420.
“From an unused root meaning to
cover ... 1) tunic, under-garment; 1a)
a long shirt-like garment usually of
linen.” – Strongs
“A tunic, worn next the skin ...
generally with sleeves, to the knees,
but seldom to the ankles, Gen. 3:21.”
– Wilson’s O.T. Word Studies
“Tunic (inappropriately translated
‘coat’) was a shirt which was worn
next to the skin. It was made of
leather, hair-cloth, wool, linen, or in
modern times, usually of cotton.
The simplest form of it was without
sleeves and reached to the knees or
sometimes to the ankles. The wellto-do wore it with sleeves and
extending to the ankles. Women as
well as men wore it. Although there
was no doubt a difference in style
and pattern in what was worn by
the two.” - F H Wright - Manners
& Customs of Bible Lands, p. 91
“Apron” (KJV)
“Covering” (NKJV)
“Coat” (KJV)
“Tunic” (NKJV)
From the
to the
V. 7
V. 11
V. 21
Genesis 3:14-24
I Timothy 2:1-15
Child Birth
mentioned V:15
Woman Submit
Woman submit
Man work
Pray to live (work)
in peace V:1-4
Proper clothing
Proper clothing
9 in like manner also, that the women adorn
themselves in modest apparel, with propriety
and moderation, not with braided hair or gold
or pearls or costly clothing,
10 but, which is proper for women professing
godliness, with good works.”
- I Timothy 2:9-10.
Modest: “orderly, well-arranged,
decent, ... The well-ordering is not of
dress and demeanor only, but of the
inner life, uttering indeed and
expressing itself in the outward
conversation.”- W.E. Vine
Propriety (shamefacedness KJV):
“reverence ... (through the idea of
downcast eyes); bashfulness, i.e.
(towards men), modesty or (towards
God) awe.” - Strong's
Moderation (sobriety
“soundness of mind, i.e. (literally)
sanity or (figuratively) self-control:
Soberness.” - Strong's
1. Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own
husbands, that even if some do not obey the word,
they, without a word, may be won by the
conduct of their wives,
2. when they observe your chaste conduct
accompanied by fear.
3. Do not let your adornment be merely outward-arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting on fine
apparel-4. rather let it be the hidden person of the heart,
with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and
quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight
of God.”
- I Peter 3:1-4.
Chaste: “properly, clean, i.e.
(figuratively) innocent, modest,
perfect: pure.” - Strong’s
Gentle (meek KJV): “It is that
temper of spirit in which we
accept His dealings with us as
good, and therefore without
disputing or resisting.” - W.E. Vine
Quiet Spirit: “Indicates tranquility
arising from within, causing no
disturbance to others.” - Strong’s
19. Now the works of the flesh are evident,
which are: adultery, fornication, uncleanness,
20. idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions,
jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions,
dissensions, heresies,
21. envy, murders, drunkenness, revelries, and
the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as
I also told you in time past, that those who
practice such things will not inherit the
kingdom of God.”
- Galatians 5:19-21.
Lewdness (Lasciviousness KJV):
“Wanton (acts or) manners as filthy
words, indecent bodily movements,
unchaste handling of males and
females.” - Thayer’s
Lewdness: “Denotes excess, absence
of restraint, indecency, wantonness.”
- W.E. Vine
“unbridled lust,” “shamelessness,”
“outrageousness.” - ISBE
indecent.” - American Heritage
If the wearing of
► mini skirts
► short shorts
► low cut, the middle cut out
► bathing suits
► bikinis
► no shirt at all
Is modest before God…