Ephesians 5:25-28 NIV

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