Ephesians 5:15-25 DBY

15 See therefore how ye walk carefully, not as unwise but as wise,
16 redeeming the time, a because the days are evil.

References for Ephesians 5:16

    • ” 5:16 - Not 'redeeming time,' as usually understood, but seizing every good and favourable opportunity. (See Dan. 2.8.)
      17 For this reason be not foolish, but understanding what [is] the will of the Lord.
      18 And be not drunk with wine, in which is debauchery; but be filled with the Spirit,
      19 speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns b and spiritual songs, singing and chanting with your heart to the Lord;

      References for Ephesians 5:19

        • • 5:19 - 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.
          20 giving thanks at all times for all things to him [who is] c God and [the] Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ,

          References for Ephesians 5:20

            • – 5:20 - '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.
              21 submitting yourselves to one another in [the] fear of Christ.
              22 Wives, [submit yourselves] to your own husbands, as to the Lord,
              23 for a husband d is head of the wife, e as also the Christ [is] head of the assembly. *He* [is] Saviour of the body.

              References for Ephesians 5:23

                • — 5:23 - 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.
                • ˜ 5:23 - Or 'woman.'
                  24 But even as the assembly is subjected to the Christ, so also wives to their own husbands in everything.
                  25 Husbands, love your own wives, even as the Christ also loved the assembly, and has delivered himself up for it,