Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.1 Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,
always giving thanks2 to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Submit to one another3 out of reverence for Christ.
Wives, submit to your husbands4 as to the Lord.523
For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church,6 his body, of which he is the Savior.
Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands7 in everything.
Husbands, love your wives,8 just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her926
to make her holy,10 cleansinga her by the washing11 with water through the word,
and to present her to himself12 as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.1328
In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives14 as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.
After all, no one ever hated his own body, but he feeds and cares for it, just as Christ does the church--