Ephesians 5:19-29 NIV

19 speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord,

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20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Instructions for Christian Households

21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

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22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord.

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23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.

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24 Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.

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    • 38 5:24 - S ver 22
      25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her

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          26 to make her holy, cleansinga her by the washing with water through the word,

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            • n 5:26 - Or "having cleansed"
              27 and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless.

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              28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.

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                  29 After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church—

                  Study tools for Ephesians 5:19-29

                  • a 5:5 - Or "kingdom of the Messiah and God"
                  • b 5:26 - Or "having cleansed"
                  • c 5:31 - Gen. 2:24