Ephesians 5:16-26 CSB

16 making the most of the time,a because the days are evil.

References for Ephesians 5:16

    • f 5:16 - Lit buying back the time
      17 So don't be foolish, but understand what the Lord's will is.
      18 And don't get drunk with wine, which [leads to] reckless actions, but be filled with the Spirit:
      19 speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing and making music to the Lord in your heart,
      20 giving thanks always for everything to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,
      21 submitting to one another in the fear of Christ.b

      References for Ephesians 5:21

        • g 5:21 - Col 3:16-17

          Wives and Husbands

          22 Wives, submitc d to your own husbands as to the Lord,

          References for Ephesians 5:22

            • h 5:22 - Other mss omit submit
            • i 5:22 - Gn 3:16; 1 Co 11:3,7-9,11-12; Col 3:18; Ti 2:4-5; 1 Pt 3:1-6
              23 for the husband is head of the wife as also Christ is head of the church. He is the Savior of the body.
              24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so wives should [submit] to their husbands in everything.
              25 Husbands, love your wives,e just as also Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her,

              References for Ephesians 5:25

                • j 5:25 - Col 3:19; 1 Pt 3:7
                  26 to make her holy, cleansingf her in the washing of water by the word.

                  References for Ephesians 5:26

                    • k 5:26 - Or having cleansed