Ephesians 5:25-29 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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              29 After all, no one ever hated their own body, but they feed and care for their body, just as Christ does the church—