Not 'redeeming time,' as usually understood, but seizing every good and favourable opportunity. (See Dan. 2.8.)
Humnos, as Col. 3.16. The verb humneo, from the same root, is found in Matt. 26.30; Mark 14.26; Acts 16.25; and Heb. 2.12.
'To him who is.' This alone gives the sense. 'God, even the Father,' might be taken as meaning that the Father only is God, and it is far from exact as a translation.
Aner, 'man,' when not the race, and 'husband' are the same word in Greek; but the article is left out here. It is in his character of man, as contrasted with woman, that this headship belongs to him. It is the same word as 'husband' in what follows, only there it has the article.